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Monahan scores winning goal in shootout to lift Flames in 4-3 win over Ducks

  • Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen, left, reacts after letting in the winning goal from Calgary Flames Sean Monahan during the shootout in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in Calgary, Alberta. The Flames won 4-3. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

    Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen, left, reacts after letting in the winning goal from Calgary Flames Sean Monahan during the shootout in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in Calgary, Alberta. The Flames won 4-3. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)  (The Associated Press)

  • Calgary Flames' Sean Monahan, centrer celebrates his goal with teammates during the shootout in an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in Calgary, Alberta. The Flames won 4-3. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

    Calgary Flames' Sean Monahan, centrer celebrates his goal with teammates during the shootout in an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in Calgary, Alberta. The Flames won 4-3. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)  (The Associated Press)

  • Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller, from Switzerland, celebrates his team's 4-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks in a shootout in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in Calgary, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

    Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller, from Switzerland, celebrates his team's 4-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks in a shootout in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in Calgary, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)  (The Associated Press)

Sean Monahan scored the decisive goal in the shootout to lift the Calgary Flames to a 4-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night.

Dennis Wideman scored twice in regulation and Jiri Hudler also had a goal for the Flames, who trailed 2-0 after two periods and won their third straight. Jonas Hiller finished with 24 saves through overtime in his first game against his former team.

After Monahan scored in the third-round of the shootout, Hiller stopped Corey Perry's breakaway attempt to preserve the victory.

Johnny Gadreau scored earlier in the shootout for the Flames, and Ryan Kesler tied it for the Ducks.

Sami Vatanen had a goal and two assists, and Matt Beleskey and Kyle Palmieri also scored for Anaheim. Frederik Andersen had 16 saves.