Lindholm scores late in third, Flames spoil Dubois debut with Jets


CALGARY — Elias Lindholm‘s power-play goal broke a tie with 1:42 left in the third period, and the Calgary Flames spoiled Pierre-Luc Dubois‘ debut with the Winnipeg Jets in a 3-2 win at Scotiabank Saddledome on Tuesday.

Lindholm’s shot hit the skate of Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey and got past goalie Connor Hellebuyck.

Dubois, a center, was traded by the Columbus Blue Jackets to the Jets for forwards Patrik Laine and Jack Roslovic on Jan. 23. Dubois did not have a shot on goal and was minus-1 in 13:10 of ice time.

Andrew Mangiapane scored, and Jacob Markstrom made 25 saves for the Flames (6-5-1).

Nikolaj Ehlers scored two goals, and Hellebuyck made 26 saves for the Jets (7-4-1), who were denied a third straight win.

It was Winnipeg’s fourth consecutive game against Calgary;¬†each team won twice.

Ehlers scored a power-play goal to give the Jets a 1-0 lead at 3:23 of the second period.

Mangiapane tied it 2:08 later on Mikael Backlund‘s rebound to make it 1-1 at 5:31.

Byron Froese deflected Juuso Valimaki‘s point shot to give the Flames a 2-1 lead at 13:34 of the second period.

Ehlers tied it 2-2 at 15:45 of the second on a 2-on-1 with Mark Scheifele.

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