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January 14, 2018
By The Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dougie Hamilton scored twice, Mike Smith made 38 saves and the Calgary Flames ran their winning streak to seven straight games with a 4-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday.

Even with leading scorer Sean Monahan out with the flu, the Flames controlled the entire game.

Matt Stajan opened the scoring at 6:01 of the first period with his first goal of the season.

Hamilton made it 2-0 later in the first period. Hamilton scored again early in the third for his first multigoal game of the season. Matthew Tkachuk added an insurance goal late and Johnny Gaudreau had two assists to extend his point streak to seven games in a row.

Smith allowed only Lee Stempniak’s goal with 4:31 remaining.

Scott Darling made 26 saves for Carolina. The Hurricanes have lost four of five.


CHICAGO (AP) — Petr Mrazek made 27 saves for his second shutout of the season and 12th of his career, and Anthony Mantha and Tyler Bertuzzi each had a goal and an assist for Detroit.

Dylan Larkin and Mike Green also scored for Detroit.

Chicago had won three of four.


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