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Flames defeat Canucks 4-2, take 2-1 lead in playoff series

  • Calgary Flames TJ Brodie, center, celebrates his goal with teammates during first period NHL first round playoff hockey action against the Vancouver Canucks in Calgary, Alberta, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

    Calgary Flames TJ Brodie, center, celebrates his goal with teammates during first period NHL first round playoff hockey action against the Vancouver Canucks in Calgary, Alberta, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

  • Calgary Flames Brandon Bollig, right, celebrates his goal with teammates TJ Brodie during first period NHL first round playoff hockey action against the Vancouver Calgary, Alberta, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

    Calgary Flames Brandon Bollig, right, celebrates his goal with teammates TJ Brodie during first period NHL first round playoff hockey action against the Vancouver Calgary, Alberta, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

  • Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack, from Sweden, lets in a goal from the Calgary Flames during first period NHL first round playoff hockey action in Calgary, Alberta, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

    Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack, from Sweden, lets in a goal from the Calgary Flames during first period NHL first round playoff hockey action in Calgary, Alberta, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

TJ Brodie had a goal and an assist, and the Calgary Flames beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Sunday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.

Brandon Bollig, Sam Bennett and Sean Monahan also scored for the Flames, who host Game 4 on Tuesday night.

Shawn Matthias and Jannik Hansen had goals for the Canucks.

Calgary's Jonas Hiller and Vancouver's Eddie Lack each stopped 23 shots.