Flames slip past Blue Jackets 4-3 - NBC Sports

Flames slip past Blue Jackets 4-3
Columbus Blue Jackets' Dalton Prout, right, works for the puck against Calgary Flames' Lance Bouma in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
October 4, 2013, 9:45 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Jiri Hudler and Curtis Glencross scored goals 42 seconds apart in the third period to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night.

Rookie Sean Monahan picked up his first NHL goal and T.J. Galiardi had a goal and an assist for the Flames, who opened their season with a 5-4 loss at Washington on Thursday night.

Goalie Joey MacDonald made 29 saves.

Jack Johnson and Marian Gaborik each had a goal and an assist for the Blue Jackets, brimming with optimism after a strong finish to last season.

Artem Anisimov added a late goal and Sergei Bobrovsky, winner of the Vezina Trophy as the league's top goalie last year, made 26 saves.

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