DETROIT (AP) — Jarome Iginla and Rene Bourque scored 1:31 apart in the third period, lifting the Calgary Flames to a 4-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.
The Flames moved into a seventh-place tie with Nashville in the Western Conference and pushed Detroit to ninth.
The Red Wings have qualified for the playoffs in 18 straight seasons — the longest streak in sports — and earned home-ice advantage in at least one round 17 consecutive times. Those streaks are now in danger.
Calgary's Daymond Langkow scored 5:18 into the second after a scoreless first. Pavel Datsyuk scored midway through the period to tie it, and Tomas Holmstrom had a power-play goal late in the period to put Detroit ahead.
Iginla snapped his 19-game streak without a goal against Detroit to make it 2-all. Bourque scored the winner 7:16 into the third.
Christopher Higgins added an empty-net goal in the final minute.
Calgary's Miikka Kiprusoff and Detroit's Jimmy Howard each made 28 saves.
Detroit had a power play shortly after falling behind in the third, but couldn't take advantage. The Red Wings they took two penalties that hurt their chances to tie the game.
Calgary, though, gave them hope when Ian White was called for tripping with 2:45 left. That set up 4-on-4 play and gave Detroit a power play that lasted just less than a minute.
Howard was pulled, giving Detroit a two-man skating advantage, but it didn't produce a goal.
The Flames held on to tie the Predators with 75 points. Calgary has a two-point lead over the defending Western Conference champion Red Wings with 16 games left.
NOTES: Iginla hadn't scored against Detroit since March 3, 2004. Since then, he ranks fourth in the NHL in goals. ... The Red Wings were booed off the ice by some of their fans.
Flames Rally Past Wings, 4-2
Detroit sits in 9th place in Western Conference standings.
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