Monahan powers Flames to 4-1 win over Hurricanes

Sean Monahan had a goal and three assists to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday night.

Calgary broke a 1-1 tie midway through the second period when Monahan set up goals 38 seconds apart by All-Stars Mark Giordano and Johnny Gaudreau.

Dougie Hamilton also scored for Calgary, which snapped a three-game losing streak and climbed to within six points of the third-place Anaheim Ducks in the Pacific Division.

Elias Lindholm had the lone goal for Carolina, opened a three-game road trip and started the night 7-2-1 in its last 10.