Calgary's Mikael Backlund battles for the puck against Colorado's Nikita Zadorov throughout the very first duration. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Colorado had won six directly, consisting of three on an Eastern Conference roadway swing that ended Saturday in Boston. Nathan MacKinnon, Valeri Nichushkin, Ryan Graves and Joonas Donskoi scored for the Avalanche.

When he scored his 6th goal 12 seconds into the third period, mangiapane broke a 2-all tie. Frolik made it 4-2 at 1:39, however the Avalanche rallied. MacKinnon's 19th at 3:59 got Colorado within an objective, and Donskoi's 13th at 10:45 tied it once again.

The Avalanche took an early lead on Graves' 5th objective in the very first period, and the Flames tied it on Ryan's pointer at 9:33 of the 2nd. Nichushkin's fifth objective in eight games, and fifth of the season, 31 seconds later gave Colorado the lead again, but Tkachuk scored 7 seconds into a power play to tie it.

Sean Monahan scored 2:09 into overtime to raise the Calgary Flames over the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 on Monday night.

Matthew Tkachuk had an objective and a help, Derek Ryan likewise scored and David Rittich made 28 saves for Calgary, which has actually won 5 in a row under interim coach Geoff Ward and finally broke through versus Colorado this season.

Andrew Mangiapane and Michael Frolik scored 1:27 apart to begin the 3rd duration for Calgary.

The Flames have actually resisted the Avalanche of late, beginning with the first round of the 2019 playoffs when eighth-seeded Colorado won in five video games. The Avs won the very first 2 meetings this season as well.

Monahan ended the frustration with a shot from close that beat Avalanche goalie Pavel Francouz, who ended up with 28 conserves.