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Detroit Red Wings lose 3rd straight, 5-1, at Calgary

Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard watches the puck go by for a goal scored by Flames left wing Andrew Mangiapane in the first period Thursday in Calgary, Alberta. (AP photo)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Sam Bennett, Derek Ryan and Mark Giordano scored in a 5:18 span of the third period to break open a close game in the Calgary Flames’ 5-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night.
Bennett gave Calgary a 3-1 lead at 3:29, Ryan connected at 4:57 and Giordano added a power-play goal at 8:47. Andrew Mangiapane and Elias Lindholm also scored and David Rittich made 27 saves.
Darren Helm scored for Detroit. The Red Wings have lost three in a row to fall to 3-4-0.
Mangiapane scored midway through the first period and Lindholm made it 2-0 on a power play halfway through the second. Helm struck 28 seconds later for Detroit.
Jimmy Howard made 31 saves for the Red Wings.