Hamilton, Jagr help Flames beat Canucks 5-2

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Published 2:44 a.m. ET Oct. 15, 2017 | Updated 4:16 a.m. ET Oct. 15, 2017

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Even after winning a road game by three goals Saturday night, the Calgary Flames felt fortunate.

Dougie Hamilton had two goals and an assist, and Jaromir Jagr got his first point for Calgary as the Flames beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 despite having to kill off five penalties in the opening 20 minutes.

“Our penalty killers, they did a good job, but we got lucky,” Calgary coach Glen Gulutzan said. “You can’t do that. We’re dodging bullets here and we’ve got to get that cleaned up.”

Mark Giordano, Johnny Gaudreau and Travis Hamonic also scored for the Flames (4-2-0), who got 27 saves from Mike Smith. Vancouver finished an ugly 0 for 7 on the power play with just three shots on goal.

The previous night, the Flames allowed two…

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