CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Brian Elliott was a long way from being healthy but you couldn’t tell from the way he played against the Dallas Stars.
Elliott, back after missing a game due to the flu, stopped 24 shots for his 10th straight win, Mark Giordano had a goal and two assists, and the Calgary Flames beat the Stars 3-1 Friday night.
Elliott, who was at home two nights earlier when a loss to Boston snapped Calgary’s 10-game winning streak, declared himself good enough to play against Dallas and he was nearly perfect.
“You’re not in a normal routine of eating and drinking and getting all the nutrients you usually get in, but I wanted to get back in there,” Elliott said. “It felt good to get another win.”
The wins have been frequent lately as Elliott is 14-1-1 in his last 16 starts with a…