Markstrom magnificent as Flames hand Canucks 6th loss in a row

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Mark Giordano had a goal and an assist Thursday, helping the Calgary Flames to a 3-1 victory over the slumping Vancouver Canucks.

It was a better showing for the Canucks (6-11-0), who outshot the visitors 34-26 but ultimately dropped their sixth game in a row.

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Andrew Mangiapane and Johnny Gaudreau also scored for Calgary (7-5-1), and Sean Monahan had a pair of assists.

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Brock Boeser responded for the Canucks with a second-period tally set up by Elias Pettersson.

Vancouver’s Thatcher Demko stopped 23-of-26 shots and Jacob Markstrom had 33 saves to give Calgary its third win in a row.

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Calgary Flames defenceman Nikita Nesterov (89) looks on as Vancouver Canucks right wing Brock Boeser (6) takes a shot on Flames goaltender Jacob Markstrom (25) during second period NHL action in Vancouver, Thursday, February 11, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

The Canucks pulled Demko for an extra attacker with more than two minutes on the clock, but couldn’t get the puck past their former goaltender.

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