Flames Ignite to Overtake Stars in a Thrilling Overtime Victory

Calgary Flames stage thrilling comeback to defeat Dallas Stars 4-3 in overtime, securing their second consecutive triumph. second consecutive triumph.

In an exhilarating Thursday night game at the Scotiabank Saddledome, the Calgary Flames staged a remarkable comeback to defeat the Dallas Stars 4-3 in overtime. The game's climax saw Nazem Kadri score just 1:01 into the extra period, securing Calgary's victory. Kadri's decisive goal, a slick backhand following a pass from Jonathan Huberdeau, stood firm even after an NHL Situation Room review for goaltender interference. This win marks the Flames' second consecutive triumph in overtime and adds a thrilling chapter to their season story​

The Flames showcased a strong team performance, with notable contributions from their defensemen. MacKenzie Weegar, Noah Hanifin, and Chris Tanev each found the back of the net, contributing to Calgary's offensive momentum. Huberdeau, in addition to assisting on the winning goal, tallied two assists, demonstrating his pivotal role in the team's offense. Between the posts, Jacob Markstrom bolstered the Flames' defense with 13 crucial saves. This collective effort underlines the team's resilience and ability to turn the game around, reflecting their recent form of winning three of their last four games​

Despite the loss, the Dallas Stars put up a valiant fight. Mason Marchment was a standout performer for Dallas, scoring twice, including a third-period penalty shot that briefly gave the Stars a 3-2 lead. The Stars opened the scoring early in the first period, with Thomas Harley capitalizing on a pass from Joe Pavelski. However, the Stars' struggle to maintain their lead in the final period, an issue that has plagued them in recent games, resurfaced, ultimately costing them the match. The Stars' goalie, Scott Wedgewood, made an impressive 32 saves, but it wasn't enough to secure a win against the determined Flames​