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Nystrom, Flames slip past Canadiens

Eric Nystrom scored three goals, including the winner in the third period to lead the Calgary Flames over the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Tuesday night.

Calgary won as -160 home favorites, while the teams played OVER the 5.5-goal total listed by sportsbooks.

Jarome Iginla potted the other marker for the Flames, who got two assists apiece from Staffan Kronwall and Adam Pardy in the win.

Scott Gomez, Tomas Plekanec, and Guillaume Latendresse found the back of the net for Montreal, while Paul Mara recorded two helpers for the Canadiens.