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  • (SportsNetwork. Allen Hurns Jersey .com) - The Calgary Flames are 15 points out of a playoff spot in the West, but they showed they arent a team to be taken lightly when they slammed the visiting Anaheim Ducks by a 7-2 score on Wednesday. Although Anaheim has been struggling lately, the Ducks still entered Wednesdays game as the top team in the Pacific Division only to get routed by the Flames. Mikael Backlund scored twice and added an assist to lead Calgary in the surprising blowout victory. Mark Giordano notched a goal and an assist, while Mike Cammalleri, T.J. Galiardi and Ladislav Smid each scored once to help the Flames halt a brief two-game slide. Corban Knight capped the scoring with his first NHL goal and Joni Ortio backstopped the victory with 20 saves. "I thought that we just matched their intensity right from the start," Calgary head coach Bob Hartley said. "We caught a couple of breaks that we deserved because we created them. Two shorthanded goals, a power play goal, it was pretty fun to watch our guys go." The Dallas Stars, one point ahead of the Phoenix Coyotes for the second wild card spot in the Western Conference, also toppled the NHL-leading Ducks this week. When the Stars and Flames collide Friday night at the American Airlines Center, Calgary aims to avoid a season series sweep while the Stars look for a fourth straight victory. The Stars hope to win another one for Rich Peverley, who collapsed shortly after completing a shift in the first period of Mondays scheduled home game against Columbus. That contest was ultimately postponed after Peverley was successfully treated for a "cardiac event" and sent to a local hospital. The 31-year-old forward was released from the hospital on Wednesday when it was also announced Peverley will miss the rest of the season. Peverley had a procedure performed during the preseason to correct an irregular heartbeat and
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