Johnson makes 28 saves as Flames top Canucks 3-1


Published 1:01 a.m. ET Jan. 8, 2017 | Updated 2 hours ago

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Calgary Flames rebounded nicely after a disappointing loss at Vancouver.

Chad Johnson led the way.

Johnson had 28 saves in his first win in a month, and the Flames snapped Vancouver’s six-game win streak with a 3-1 victory over the Canucks on Saturday night.

Matt Stajan, Alex Chiasson and Michael Frolik scored as Calgary salvaged a split of the home-and-home series. The Flames lost 4-2 at Vancouver on Friday night despite holding the Canucks to a season-low 13 shots on net.

“We played a good game yesterday and probably deserved better and couldn’t score on (Ryan) Miller,” said Johnson, who had lost his previous four starts. “Tonight we wanted to stick with it and be confident in our game. It was fun.”

Bo Horvat scored for Vancouver, which dressed just five defensemen due to upper-body injuries to Ben Hutton and Chris…

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