Hill, Sharks end Flames point streak at 10


CALGARY — Adin Hill made 37 saves for the San Jose Sharks, who ended the Calgary Flames’ 10-game point streak with 4-1 win at Scotiabank Saddledome on Tuesday.

Logan Couture and Alexander Barabanov scored, and Brent Burns had two assists for the Sharks (7-4-1), who won for the first time in three games in the opener of a five-game road trip.

Andrew Mangiapane scored, and Jacob Markstrom made 22 saves for the Flames (7-2-3).

Couture gave San Jose a 2-1 lead at 4:18 of the third period when his centering pass deflected off Calgary defenseman Nikita Zadorov‘s stick and fluttered past Markstrom. Santeri Hatakka had the primary assist on the play for his first NHL point. 

Hill preserved the lead by making a glove save on Johnny Gaudreau‘s wrist shot from the slot at 15:17 before stopping Tyler Pitlick‘s redirection at 17:32. 

Tomas Hertl (18:57) and Jonathan Dahlen (19:19) then shot into an empty net for the 4-1 final. 

Barabanov scored 47 seconds into the second period to give the Sharks a 1-0 lead. He shot five-hole on Markstrom after receiving a stretch pass from Burns.

Mangiapane responded 30 seconds later to tie it 1-1, jamming in a rebound at the right post.

Calgary outshot San Jose 27-12 through two periods.

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