Larsson scores go-ahead goal in Sabres’ 6-3 win over Flames

Calgary Flames center Mikael Backlund (11) battles for the puck with Buffalo Sabres center David Legwand (17) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, March 3, 2016, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Johan Larsson scored the go-ahead goal with 9:31 left and Marcus Foligno had a goal and two assists in the Buffalo Sabres’ 6-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.

The loss extended the Flames’ skid to 0-6-1 and the team dropped into last place in the Western Conference.

Jack Eichel, Nicolas Deslauriers, Rasmus Ristolainen and Evander Kane, with an empty-netter, also scored in helping Buffalo extend its home dominance over Calgary. The Sabres improved to 10-0-2 in their past 12 home games against the Flames, with their last regulation loss a 3-1 defeat on March 15, 1996.

Sean Monahan and Dougie Hamilton each had a goal and an assist, and Mikael Backlund also scored for the Flames. Calgary dropped its sixth consecutive road game. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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