NHL roundup: Flames lose Wideman, win game

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[February 04, 2016]  The Sports Xchange
 CALGARY, Alberta -- Sean Monahan had a goal and three assists, and the Calgary Flames ended a day of bad off-ice news with a 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday.

Calgary lost Dennis Wideman to a 20-game suspension earlier in the day for his Jan. 27 hit on a linesman that the NHL deemed intentional.

Johnny Gaudreau, Marc Giordano and Dougie Hamilton also scored for Calgary, and each added an assist. Monahan had the first four-point night of his three-year career.

Center Elias Lindholm had the lone goal for Carolina.

Sabres 4, Canadiens 2

MONTREAL -- Johan Larsson scored the game-winning goal as Buffalo topped Montreal.

Marcus Foligno, Jamie McGinn and Brian Gionta also scored for the Sabres. Dale Weise and left winger Alex Galchenyuk scored for Montreal.

Robin Lehner made 32 saves for Buffalo. Canadiens goalie Mike Condon stopped 28 shots.

Lightning 3, Red Wings 1

TAMPA, Fla. -- A pair of power-play goals lifted Tampa Bay to its ninth win in 10 games.

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Tyler Johnson scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and Nikita Kucherov, who assisted on Johnson's goal, added a goal in the third period.

Lightning goalie Ben Bishop finished with 24 saves after playing in the All-Star Game in Nashville on Sunday. He earned his 100th regular-season win with Tampa Bay in four seasons.

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