Nazem Kadri has goal and an assist, Flames beat Kings 4-2 to end 5-game losing streak


CALGARY, Alberta — Nazem Kadri had a goal and an assist, Jacob Markstrom made 16 saves and the Calgary Flames beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Saturday night to end a five-game losing streak.

Martin Pospisil, Blake Coleman and MacKenzie Weegar also scored and Andrei Kuzmenko had assists. At 34-34-5, the Flames are outing of playoff contention.

Adrian Kempe had a goal and an assist for Los Angeles. Anze Kopitar also scored and former Flames goalie David Rittich stopped 31 shots.

Five of the six goals came on power plays, with Calgary going 3 for 5 with the man advantage and Los Angeles 2 for 4. The Kings, at 38-24-11, hold the final wild-card berth in the Western Conference with nine games remaining — five points ahead of St. Louis.

The Flames outshot the Kings 20-4 over the first 30 minutes. Weegar blocked six shots in the first two periods and scored a power-play goal in the third.

The Flames were without forward Andrew Mangiapane for a second straight game because of an undisclosed injury. The Kings were without Philip Danault because of an upper-body injury.


Kings: At Winnipeg on Monday night.

Flames: Host Anaheim on Tuesday night.




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