Johnny Gaudreau drives the flames to victory with a power play goal in extra time against the Canucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – – Johnny Gaudreau scored 23 seconds in overtime and the Calgary Flames beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Monday night

Calgary saved the win after wasting a 3-2 lead in the last minute of regulation

Twenty-three seconds into extra time, Gaudreau hit with a shot from deep in the left circle.There were some tense moments as the officials checked the game for possible offside, but the target was confirmed after the video review

Gaudreau wasn’t too concerned when the officers checked his target

“I watched the replay, it looked pretty good. We talked about it on the bench,” said Guadreau. “Sometimes it goes both ways and tonight our way”

Dillon Dube, Milan Lucic and Elias Lindholm scored a goal for the Flames in regulation. Rasmus Andersson had two assists

Tanner Pearson, Bo Horvat and Brock Boeser scored a goal for Vancouver

Jacob Markstrom stopped 30 of 33 shots for the flames Thatcher Demko had 23 saves for Vancouver

Vancouver were two goals ahead towards the end of the first half but saw the game tumble due to a number of costly mistakes

The game was the third in a series of four games between the Calgary teams won two in the finals on Wednesday

Boeser forced overtime by shooting at Demko at 30, 2 seconds left in regulation It was a shorthanded goal as Vancouver defender Quinn Hughes was in the box, while the Canucks pulled Demko in a desperate attempt to control the game save

“It just shows that we haven’t quit, even if we have a guy down and pull the goalkeeper and get one and get that extra point. That’s good for our team,” said Boeser, who also had support on Monday / p>

“Of course we make a few mistakes and if we don’t make them we win the hockey game I think we still played a good game overall, but we need to correct a few small details””

Match Notes Connor Mackey registered an assist for Lucic’s goal, marking the first point in the 24-year-old defender’s NHL career … Calgary’s Mikael Backlund failed to play after suffering a lower body injury on Saturday


The Flames and Canucks end their four-game set on Wednesday


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