Calgary Flames


CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Joel Ward scored twice -- including the game-winner -- to lead the Washington Capitals to a 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night.


After a tripping penalty gave the Caps a man advantage, Joel Ward scored less than 30 seconds into the power play. 


News, notes and projected lineups as the Caps (3-1-2) look to pick up their first victory on their three-game road trip tonight against the Calgary Flames (5-3-1) at Scotiabank Saddledome, live at


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