Bobby Ryan scored the go-ahead goal with 7:17 left and the Anaheim Ducks overcame Calgary's three breakaway goals for a 5-4 victory Sunday night, extending their home winning streak against the Flames to 11 games.
Troy Bodie got his first NHL goal, Dan Sexton connected on a power play, and Evgeny Artyukhin also scored for the Ducks. Jonas Hiller finished with 33 saves after his teammates left him defenseless on the breakaway goals by Olli Jokinen, Mark Giordano and Curtis Glencross. Hiller was coming off a 4-0 loss to the Kings on Thursday night in which he gave up three goals on 13 shots and was benched in the second period.
Jamie Lundmark also scored for Calgary, and Curtis McElhinney made 21 saves. The Flames haven't won at Honda Center since Jan. 19, 2004. They have only one win in their last 21 games in Orange County since Jan. 13, 1999.
The Flames, who were beaten 1-0 on Friday night by Nashville for their first shutout loss of the season, scored more than three goals for only the second time in their last 23 games. They had no more than two in 16 of those contests, but won four of them. The Flames had scored only six goals over their previous four games despite outshooting their opponents 146-90.
Perry tied it with 12:50 left, flipping his 19th goal over the fallen McElhinney from the edge of the crease after a shot from just inside the blue line by Sheldon Brookbank was blocked. Ryan's team-high 21st goal and third game-winner came on a 25-foot wrist shot from the right circle that beat McElhinney high to the glove side.
The Ducks and Flames _ who were among the NHL's five most-penalized teams this season coming into the game _ combined for 46 penalty minutes during a rugged and intense first period in which Anaheim outscored Calgary 3-2.
But less than 4 minutes into the second period, Conroy sent Giordano in alone on Hiller for his seventh goal after a turnover by the Ducks in the Calgary zone. Glencross scored his 11th of the season on a backhander at 9:19 of the period after blocking a wrist shot by defenseman James Wisniewski just inside the Flames' blue line. Both goals beat Hiller to the stick side.
Jokinen opened the scoring at 7:05 of the first with his 10th goal while the team were skating 4-on-4. Sexton tied it about 1 1/2 minutes later with his eighth goal in just 22 NHL games, beating McElhinney to the glove side from short range with 9 seconds left on a 4-on-3 power play and 54 seconds remaining on Giordano's tripping penalty.
Artyukhin put Anaheim ahead at 16:59, beating McElhinney from the left circle after defenseman Cory Sarich let Artyukhin get around him in the left circle and then broke his stick trying to prevent him from getting a shot off.
The Ducks made it 3-1 when Kyle Chipchura's centering pass from the right boards caromed in off Bodie's right leg and into the net as Bodie was being checked by Robyn Regehr at the edge of the crease. But the rookie had to wait through the video replay process before the officials determined that it wasn't illegally kicked in.
NOTES: The two backup goalies, All-Stars Jean-Sebastien Giguere and Miikka Kiprusoff, have recorded a combined total of 441 victories and 65 shutouts in the regular season. ... All seven of McElhinney's starts this season have been against Western Conference teams that currently are on the outside looking in, regarding the playoff picture. ... Hiller was credited with an assist Artyukhin's goal. His only other NHL assist was on a goal by Todd Marchant against Vancouver on March 12, 2008. ... Flames captain Jarome Iginla has played eight consecutive games without a goal, equaling his longest drought since a 10-game stretch from Jan. 8-Feb. 4, 2008. He has just five in 27 games since Nov. 23 at Anaheim. Iginla has led the league in goals twice, scoring a career-high 52 in 2001-02. ... The Flames are 1 for 25 on the power play over their last eight games. They were 0 for 3 against the Ducks.