Vegas’ Deryk Engelland scored the tie-breaking goal midway through the third period and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 33 shots as the host Golden Knights defeated the Pacific Division-leading Flames 2-1 on Wednesday night.
Vegas prevented Calgary from extending its lead over the second-place Sharks by dealing the Flames their third consecutive loss.
The Golden Knights, who have won five in a row, are third in the division, seven points behind San Jose.
Fleury’s victory was the 437th of his career, tying him with Jacques Plante for eighth on the NHL’s all-time list.
Blues 5, Ducks 4: Robert Thomas and Alex Pietrangelo scored 12 seconds apart late in the third period as visiting St. Louis rallied for its 14th win in 18 games.
Capitals 5, Flyers 3: Braden Holtby stopped 27 shots for his 250th career victory as visiting Washington won its fifth in a row to reclaim sole possession of first place in the Metropolitan Division.
Canucks 3, Maple Leafs 2: Alex Edler scored 3:11 into overtime for host Vancouver to complete its comeback from a two-goal, third-period deficit.
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Briefly: Boston forward Marcus Johansson will be out indefinitely because of a bruised lung suffered when he collided with Carolina’s Michael Ferland on Tuesday. … St. Louis activated center Brayden Schenn from injured reserve.
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