CALGARY, Alberta (AP) – Connor Brown scored a short-handed goal and added an empty-netter for the Ottawa Senators in a 4-2 win Monday over the host Calgary Flames. Josh Norris had a, and Brady Tkachuk scored for Ottawa. Senators goaltender Matt Murray . Elias Lindholm and Michael Stone scored for the Flames, whose window for a is closing. Jacob Markstrom stopped 16 of 19 shots in the loss.
The Montrealdown the fourth and final playoff berth in the North Division. Montreal lost 4-1 to the Edmonton Oilers on Monday but remained six of Calgary.
The Flames have 11will likely determine if Calgary sees the postseason.
Ottawa leads the season series with the Flames 5-2-0 with a game remaining.
Calgary was careless with the puck Monday, with 18 giveaways to Ottawa’s nine. The Flames gave up a short-handed goal to the Senators with 56to trail 2-1.
Stone pulled the Flames within a goal at 10:47 of the third with a slap shot through traffic from the point.
Matthew Tkachuk fell and lost the puck skating the puck out of Calgary’s zone forthe empty-net goal.
Norris converted an Ottawa man advantage, wiring the puck over Markstrom’s glove at 7:52 for a 3-1 lead.
Calgary didn’tin the second period or during consecutive Ottawa minors early in the third.
Brown scored his third short-handed goal of the season, backhanding in a rebound on a 2-on-1 with Nick Paul. Brown had intercepted Noah Hanifin’s.
Lindholm pulled the Flames even at 11:23 of the first period for his fourth goal and eighth point in his past six games.
Murray made the initial stop on Lindholm, but the puck trickled between the goaltender’s pads for him to shovel in on a second effort.
A Flames turnover on the offensive blue line and another along the boards in their end led to Tkachuk’s goal at 9:50.
Tkachuk took Juuso Valimaki’s errant pass, roofing a wrist shot over Markstrom.
Calgary’s Brett Ritchie and Ottawa’s Josh Brown fought at the end of the first period.
NOTES: A pregame ceremony at the Saddledome celebrated Milan Lucic, reaching 1,000 games on April 13 while the Flames were on a. The Flames all wore Lucic’s name and No. 17 in warmup …. Ottawa’s Norris has three goals and five assists in his .
Senators: At Vancouver on.
Flames: host Montreal on Friday night.
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