Larsson has winner in Sabres’ win over Flames

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BUFFALO, N.Y. — Johan Larsson scored the go-ahead goal with 9:31 left and Marcus Foligno had a goal and two assists in the Buffalo Sabres’ 6-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.

The loss extended the Flames’ skid to 0-6-1 and dropped into last place in the Western Conference.



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    Jack Eichel, Nicolas Deslauriers, Rasmus Ristolainen and Evander Kane, with an empty-netter, also scored in helping Buffalo extend its home dominance over Calgary. The Sabres improved to 10-0-2 in their past 12 home games against the Flames, with their last regulation loss a 3-1 defeat on March 15, 1996.

    Sean Monahan and Dougie Hamilton each had a goal and an assist, and Mikael Backlund also scored for the Flames. Calgary dropped its sixth consecutive road game.

    The Flames’ winless streak is their longest since going 0-7-1 in December 2014.

    The Sabres took control after Monahan scored 3:56 into the third period to tie the game at 3.

    Brian Gionta set up Larsson’s goal by pouncing on a loose puck to the left of the Flames net. Drawing two defenders to him, Gionta slipped a past to Larsson, who was alone in front and backhanded a shot over goalie Jonas Hiller’s left shoulder.

    Eichel scored 3 minutes later to put Buffalo ahead 5-3 by snapping a shot through a crowd from the blue line that sneaked in just under the crossbar. It was Buffalo’s lone power-play goal in seven opportunities.

    The game featured a frantic second period that included five goals and ended with Buffalo up 3-2.

    The game was tied at 1 before there were three goals – one short-handed, one on the power play and the third at even strength – in a span of 77 seconds.

    Foligno made a nifty move to step around Flames defenseman T.J. Brodie and score on a short-handed breakaway with 4:03 left in the second period.

    Hamilton scored off the next faceoff by beating Robin Lehner on the short side with a shot from the right circle.

    And Zach Bogosian intercepted a weak Flames clearing attempt to set up Deslauriers, who snapped a shot from the left circle to beat Hiller on the short side and put Buffalo up 3-2.

    The Flames got off to a dreadful start. They were being outshot 7-0 before Mark Giordano fired a shot into Lehner’s chest during a power play with 2:56 left in the first period.

    Both teams squandered a 5-on-3 advantage in the opening period. Buffalo’s lasted 49 seconds, while Calgary’s was just 8 seconds.

    Eichel’s goal came after the Sabres failed to score on a two-man advantage spanning 90 seconds.

    NOTES: The Flames are carrying three goalies, leaving Nicklas Backstrom a scratch for the second straight game since being acquired in a trade with Minnesota on Monday. … With an assist on Hamilton’s goal, Giordano earned his 284th point and tied Alex Tanguay for 24th on the franchise list. … Buffalo upped its season total to 154 goals, one more than the team’s NHL-low last season.

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