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CALGARY - Calgary and Nashville entered the night ranked 28th and 29th offensively, but you never would have known it. Shea Weber scored twice, including the go-ahead goal late in the third period, Friday night as the Predators, despite blowing two leads, escaped with a 6-5 victory over the Calgary Flames. Tied 4-4 and with the Predators on the power play, Weber took a perfect feed from Matt Cullen and fired a slapshot past Joey MacDonald from the face-off dot to put Nashville back into the lead at 14:28. On a night that featured ugly plays defensively from both sides, even the go-ahead goal was no thing of beauty either, Weber admitted. "I missed it," said the Predators defenceman. "I was trying to go up with it to be honest with you and it kind of went off the heel of my stick and I got lucky." Webers 18th goal ties him with Ottawas Erik Karlsson for second in the NHL among defencemen, one back of Winnipegs Dustin Byfuglien. "We didnt expect that coming in. We thought it was going to be a tight-checking, low-scoring game," said Weber. "Obviously its huge to get that many goals. Hopefully that can loosen guys up a bit." Cullen added his seventh goal of the season at 17:08 on a deflection. That would turn out to be the winning goal after Mike Cammalleris second of the night from a scramble 28 seconds later set up a furious final two-and-a-half minutes for the Flames, who buzzed around the Predators net and did everything but tie it against back-up goaltender Carter Hutton. "Its weird how games sometimes trend like that. When it opens up, it opens up," said Hutton, who came in for starter Pekka Rinne after Mikael Backlund tied it 4-4 on the Flames 18th shot at 13:31 of the second. "The fifth one wasnt the best goal Ive ever given up but it squeaks in," said Hutton. "The crowd starts getting into it but weve still got the one-goal lead. Youve got to stay focused and my mindset doesnt change." Victor Bartley, Patric Hornqvist and Viktor Stalberg also scored for Nashville (30-31-10), which snapped a three-game losing skid. Twenty-two-year-old centre Calle Jarnkrok had an assist in his NHL debut. Kris Russell and Jiri Hudler rounded out the scoring for Calgary (28-35-7), which lost for only the third time in its last dozen games at the Scotiabank Saddledome. "Pretty simple - no defence," said Flames head coach Bob Hartley. "Im not pointing at our goalie or our defencemen, by any means. Im talking about our team game." Down 2-0 early, the Flames fought back to tie it 3-3 before falling behind again 4-3. They came from behind one more time to even it 4-4 headed to the third. "We worked very hard to come back a few times in the game, but the way that we were committed defensively tonight, I dont think we had a chance," Hartley said. After the game, the Flames announced that Joni Ortio, who started but was pulled after surrendering four goals on 13 shots, was being returned to Abbotsford in the American Hockey League now that Karri Ramo (knee) is ready to return to the line-up for Saturdays game in Edmonton. Hartley was quick to absolve Ortio from blame for the defeat. "It was not an easy night for him but the way we executed in the first period," said Hartley. "Us, as a team, we put our goalie in that situation. I dont think we can blame Joni Ortio by any means for this loss. That was a team loss and were much better than what we showed tonight." Leading 2-1 after the first period, Nashville increased its margin to two when Hornqvist batted in a centring pass out of the air. It was the first of five goals in a wide open, back and forth and middle period. Cammalleri drew the Flames back to within one at 6:23 and 51 seconds later, Hudler tipped in Mark Giordanos snapshot from the blue-line to tie it 3-3. "That was an old-school game, I guess. It was back and forth. We did a lot of great things and had a lot of good spurts, especially offensively, but we gave way too many chances off the rush," said Giordano, who had two assists and leads all NHL defencemen with 13 points in March. March has also been good for Cammalleri, who is tied with Jarome Iginla and Jonathan Toews for the most goals in the month with nine. "One thing were proud of, especially in the last little while, is not giving up as many chances. Tonight, we would like to do a better job of that." Hutton stopped 10-of-11 shots to earn the victory and improve to 16-11-4. MacDonald was tagged with the loss to fall to 4-4-1. He had six saves on eight shots in relief. Nashville got off to a fast start beating Ortio on both of its first two shots in the opening period. At 5:10, Bartley scored his first NHL goal, one-timing a slapshot through Ortios pads. Just 49 seconds later, Weber finished off a give-and-go with Mike Fisher on an odd-man rush. Notes: Kenny Agostino made his NHL debut for the Flames. He played left wing on a line with rookies Sean Monahan and Joe Colborne. Agostinos parents flew in from New Jersey for the game... Calgary RW Jiri Hudler (upper body) returned after missing seven games... Sidelined with upper body injuries sustained in Nashvilles last game were LW Nick Spaling, RW Patrick Eaves and C Paul Gaustad.... Agostino is the eighth player to make his NHL debut with the Flames this season. Cheap Dave Winfield Jersey . Specifically, thumbs up to the Canadian-based teams in the NHL, or at least most of them. Wholesale Padres Jerseys . The same cant be said of last Saturdays 2-2 draw at Olympic Stadium against a very weakened New York Red Bulls side and one which had three stalwarts in Henry, Cahill and Olave back home in Harrison, NJ. http://www.cheappadresjerseys.com/?tag=cheap-tony-gwynn-jersey . 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Bombers game day broadcasts on TSN 1290 are hosted by Winnipeg Blue Bomber Hall of Famers Troy Westwood and new addition Chris Walby, alongside beat reporter Darrin Bauming, who delivers regular reports on the team for TSN 1290 all-season long.The Los Angeles Kings will try to fight off elimination again and forge a tie in their Western Conference first round series when they host the San Jose Sharks in Game 6. The Sharks, who had a 3-0 series lead only to see the Kings battle back with two wins, will turn to Alex Stalock in goal. Stalock will be making his first career playoff start. Sharks goaltender Antti Niemi was pulled for the second straight game after allowing three goals on 19 shots. Stalock took over early in the second and stopped all 22 shots he faced in relief for the Sharks, who finished 0- for-5 on the power play. "They werent going to roll over and die," Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle said of the Kings. "They played well. We just have to go out there and win a game." The Sharks are hoping for a repeat of the Game 3 result. San Jose had lost eight straight in Los Angeles before posting that win 4-3 overtime win last Tuesday. A win tonight will get San Jose into the second round for the fourth time in five seasons. A loss means the Sharks will host a decisive Game 7 on Wednesday at SAP Center. The winner of this series will face Anaheim in the second round. The Ducks eliminated Dallas in six games with a road comeback win on Sunday night. The Sharks will be without defenceman Marc-Edouard Vlasic tonight after he left Saturdays game with an upper-body injury following a collision with L.A. forward Jarret Stoll. Vlasic, who helped Team Canada win gold at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, did not practice on Sunday. Vlasic averaged 20 minutes, 42 seconds of ice time for San Jose in 81 regular- season games. With Vlasic out, the Sharks expect to insert defenceman Matt Irwin into the lineup. Los Angeles dropped the first three games of this set and are trying to become only the fourth team in NHL history to win a best-of-seven series after trailinng 3-0.dddddddddddd The 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs, 1975 New York Islanders and 2010 Philadelphia Flyers are the only clubs to have pulled off the monumental comeback. If L.A. wins Monday it will become only the ninth team in NHL history to even force a Game 7 after falling behind three games to none. Los Angeles does have a few players on its roster that were part of a 3-0 playoff comeback. Kings forwards Jeff Carter and Mike Richards were both members of the 2010 Flyers team that stormed back to beat Boston in the conference semifinals after losing the first three games. Carter, however, missed that historic series with a broken foot before returning later in the playoffs to help Philadelphia make a surprise run to the Cup Finals. The Kings were outscored 17-8 by the Sharks in losing the first three games of this series, but L.A. answered with a 6-3 home win on Thursday before notching a 3-0 triumph Saturday in San Jose. Jonathan Quick stopped 30 shots to secure his eighth career postseason shutout and help the Kings stay alive. After avoiding a sweep with a lopsided win in Game 4, the Kings scored twice in the first period Saturday and added another marker 22 seconds into the second before leaving the rest to their veteran netminder. Quick was up to the task, posting 24 of his 30 saves over the final 40 minutes to force tonights game at the Staples Center. Anze Kopitar, Tyler Toffoli and Carter each registered a goal for the Kings, who had lost their last five playoff games in San Jose before ending the slide Saturday. "We gave ourselves a chance to play another game," Kopitar remarked. "Its a Game 7, obviously, for us again. Were going to enjoy this one tonight and start getting ready tomorrow." Los Angeles hasnt been eliminated in the opening round since 2011, when San Jose beat them in six games. ' ' '

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