CALGARY Custom Arizona Coyotes Jerseys , Alberta (AP) r12; The play of Alex Edler has the Vancouver Canucks on a roll.Edler scored the overtime winner, had an assist and led both teams with more than 27 minutes of ice time as the Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 3-2 Saturday night.Just over three minutes into a back-and-forth overtime, Edler took a pass from Brock Boeser and his shot dribbled through the pads of David Rittich.r0;I just tried to give it to (Boeser) and tried to create some space for him. No one picked me up and he made a great pass back to me,r1; said Edler, who has four goals and 11 points in 16 games since returning from a knee injury that sidelined him for a month.When Edler returned on Nov. 24, the Canucks snapped an eight-game winless skid by beating the Los Angeles Kings 4-2. With their ice-time leader back in the fold, Vancouver has been playing better, having gone 8-2-1 in its last 11 to climb to within one point of the final wild card spot in the Western Conference.r0;He plays 26 minutes, 27 minutes for a reason. Her17;s doing a great job out there,r1; said goaltender Jacob MarkstromBoeser and Elias Pettersson also scored for Vancouver.The Canucks are 5-0-1 in their last six road games. Vancouver has four points through the first two stops of their six-game trip.r0;It was a frustrating game,r1; Calgaryr17;s Travis Hamonic said.r0;You come up short in those games in overtime. Itr17;s the end of December and these points are crucial. You see how tight the standings are right now. Everyoner17;s getting points around you, so your17;ve got to keep pace.r1;Mark Jankowski and Hamonic scored short-handed goals for Calgary. The Flames remain in first place in the Pacific Division www.officialbruinsproonline.com , one point ahead of San Jose. The Sharks visit the Saddledome on Monday.r0;Wer17;ve been cute here recently. I think wer17;ve been too cute,r1; Flames coach Bill Peters said.r0;Trying to pass it into the net, not willing to shoot it. I donr17;t think we shoot the puck enough off the rush. In overtime, we had two 2-on-1r17;s, nobody looked to be direct and be a shooter.r1;Vancouver tied the game at 2-all at 11:37 of the second, when Pettersson broke down the right side and fired a 40-foot wrist shot past Rittich.The Flames took their first lead of the game 8:46 into the second, when Hamonic, on a two-on-one, chose to hang onto the puck and beat Jacob Markstrom for his third goal of the season.It was Calgaryr17;s league-leading 12th short-handed goal, moving the Flames one ahead of the Arizona Coyotes.The Flames tied the game 1-all at 14:30 of the first. Noah Hanifin broke in alone and while he was stopped by Markstrom, Jankowski shoveled in the rebound.Jankowski, who also assisted on Hamonicr17;s goal Boston Bruins T-Shirts Authentic , is tied with Arizonar17;s Michael Grabner for the league lead in both short-handed goals (four) and points (six).Vancouver opened the scoring on the power play at 5:08. With Johnny Gaudreau off for slashing, Boeser sent a 25-foot wrist shot past Rittich, who was screened by Bo Horvat and didnr17;t appear to see the shot.The Canucksr17; improved penalty killing played a key role in the victory. Vancouver killed five penalties, including a 54-second, two-man advantage.r0;You have five power plays, your17;ve got to get at least one or two, and especially on home ice,r1; said Calgary center Sean Monahan. r0;It isnr17;t as sharp as it needs to be.r1;The Flamesr17; power play is 1 for 18 in the last five games.With a 31-save performance, Markstrom improved to 8-1-0 in his last nine starts. Her17;s 16-10-3 on the season.Rittich, starting over veteran Mike Smith for the sixth time in seven games, made 24 stops. He is 12-4-3.NOTES: LW Sven Baertschi (concussion, 30 games) and D Troy Stecher (concussion Boston Bruins Hoodies Authentic , 3 games) returned for the Canucks. r30; Rookie LW Dillon Dube, recalled earlier in the day from Stockton of the American Hockey League, dressed for the Flames, taking the spot of veteran LW Michael Frolik, who was a healthy scratch. r30; Calgaryr17;s Mark Giordano played career game No. 792, moving ahead of Theoren Fleury and into sole possession of fourth in franchise history.UP NEXTCanucks: At New Jersey on Monday.Flames: Host San Jose on Monday. NEW YORK r12; These are enjoyable times for the Columbus Blue Jackets, who are starting to get on a roll and getting outstanding goaltending from Sergei Bobrovsky.The Blue Jackets attempt to get their season-high fifth straight victory and Bobrovsky likely will be in nets Thursday night when they visit the New York Rangers.Columbus is trying to get its fourth winning streak of at least five games since the start of the 2016-17 season. The Blue Jackets also are 6-2-1 in their last nine games since a 9-6 home loss to the Calgary Flames on Dec. 4.Article continues below ...Bobrovsky is 4-0-0 with a 1.00 goals-against average and a .970 save percentage during Columbusr17; winning streak. He is facing an average of 33.5 shots per game and his performances helped the Blue Jackets win three straight one-goal games before Sundayr17;s 3-0 win at New Jersey when Bobrovsky made 39 saves, his second-highest total of the season.His recent performances helped him get named as the NHLr17;s first star Monday. Since allowing eight goals to Calgary, Bobrovsky is 6-1 with a 1.77 GAA and .942 save percentage.r0;There are ups and downs,r1; Bobrovsky said. r0;Itr17;s a long season. You never know whatr17;s going to happen, so you just play by the moment and do your things.r1;While Bobrovsky was stopping 19 shots in the third period, his teammates helped by scoring twice in the opening 5:31 and adding a second-period tally. Cam Atkinson scored the first goal Boston Bruins Hats Authentic , giving him 17 goals in the last 20 games while Artemi Panarin scored an unassisted tally, marking the third time he scored in consecutive games this season.r0;Itr17;s always good to get the first one, especially in the away barn,r1; Atkinson said. r0;We knew wer17;d see their best and to feel good right away, itr17;s good for us. We can enjoy this and get a little bit of a rest here and be ready for the Rangers.r1;Besides their overall streak, the Blue Jackets will be attempting to get a fourth straight road win and improve on their 7-4-1 record against Metropolitan Division opponents.One of New Yorkr17;s wins during a 10-3-1 surge from Oct. 23-Nov. 21 was a 5-4 shootout win in Columbus on Nov. 10 when Jimmy Vesey scored the game-tying goal in the final minute of regulation and scored the winner in the fifth round of the shootout against Joonas Korpisalo.The last game of New Yorkr17;s hot streak was a 5-0 home win over the New York Islanders on Nov. 21. Two days later, they were handed a 4-0 loss in Philadelphia that started their 3-6-4 slide.During the skid, the Rangers have lost four one-goal games and are 2-2-4 at home. They also have been outshot on nine occasions and allowed at least 40 shots on goal four times.In their last game, the Rangers did not allow 40 shots or get outshot but wound up with a 3-2 shootout loss at home to Philadelphia on Sunday. Chris Kreider scored in the first period, Boo Nieves tallied in the second but Mats Zuccarello, Mika Zibanejad, Pavel Buchnevich Custom Boston Bruins Jerseys , and Kevin Hays were unable to score in the shootout against Michal Neuvirth.r0;I took a look this morning at the standings, and obviously the separation is getting bigger,r1; New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist said. r0;We have to start winning here if you want to be part of that race. Take this break and regroup and realize how desperate we need to be coming back.r1;While the Rangers are 13-8-5 in games by decided by two goals or fewer, they also have faltered against some of the Eastern Conferencer17;s top teams. They took a 6-3 loss at Tampa Bay on Dec. 10 after scoring the first two goals, allowed four goals in the second period at Toronto on Saturday and are 0-1-1 against the Washington Capitals.r0;In the last few weeks here, itr17;s been hard to get the wins,r1; Lundqvist said. r0;So when we get back, we really have to dig deep.r1;While wins are difficult for the Rangers after last monthr17;s hot streak, getting points is not for Hayes.Hayes is on a career-high seven-game point streak that is also the longest by a Ranger this season. During his streak, Hayes has accumulated five goals and eight assists and in his last 24 games, he has eight goals and 19 assists.The Rangers are 11-6 in the last 17 meetings against Columbus while 11 of the last 12 encounters with the Blue Jackets have been decided by two goals or fewer.