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Sean Monahan scores in OT as Calgary Flames beat Colorado Avalanche 4-3

  • Calgary Flames' Mark Giordano, right, celebrates Sean Monahan's winning overtime goal against Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov, from Russia, during overtime in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Larry MacDougal)

    Calgary Flames' Mark Giordano, right, celebrates Sean Monahan's winning overtime goal against Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov, from Russia, during overtime in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Larry MacDougal)  (The Associated Press)

  • Calgary Flames' Dennis Wideman, top, celebrates his game-tying goal against the Colorado Avalanche with Kris Russell during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Larry MacDougal)

    Calgary Flames' Dennis Wideman, top, celebrates his game-tying goal against the Colorado Avalanche with Kris Russell during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Larry MacDougal)  (The Associated Press)

  • Colorado Avalanche's Matt Duchene, left, scores on Calgary Flames goalie Karri Ramo, from Finland, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Larry MacDougal)

    Colorado Avalanche's Matt Duchene, left, scores on Calgary Flames goalie Karri Ramo, from Finland, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Larry MacDougal)  (The Associated Press)

Sean Monahan scored 1:47 into overtime to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.

Monahan picked up a rebound in front and lifted it over fallen goalie Semyon Varlamov to give the Flames their fourth straight win.

Dennis Wideman had a pair of goals for the Flames, Curtis Glencross also scored, and Kris Russell had three assists.

Karri Ramo made his fourth straight start, and stopped 26 shots to improve to 8-2-1.

Calgary coach Bob Hartley earned his 400th NHL win, and he did it against his former team. Hartley earned 193 wins with Colorado from the 1998-99 season until he was let go 31 games into the 2002-03 campaign.

Matt Duchene, Nick Holden and Alex Tanguay scored for the Avalanche.