Patrick Sharp and Kris Versteeg scored 19 second apart in a three-goal first period and the Chicago Blackhawks grabbed control early and beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 on Saturday night to take a 3-2 series lead.
Daymond Langkow and Dion Phaneuf scored 41 seconds apart in the third period and the Flames rallied to beat the Canucks 3-2 on Tuesday night, moving into first in the Northwest Division.
Craig Conroy scored the go-ahead goal at 8:36 of the third period Tuesday night as the Flames won 2-1 over the Wild to take over first place in the Northwest Division.
Washington 4, Calgary 2
We picked the top stories expected to dominate the NHL season. How did it all turn out? Scott Burnside takes a look.