Trailing 1-0 and outshot 17-6 after the first period, the Penguins struck twice within 2 minutes starting at 12:13 of the 2nd.

Jarry, from Surrey, B.C., denied Calgary winger Milan Lucic on a two-man breakaway with colleague Tobias Rieder late in the 2nd period to preserve Pittsburgh's lead.

"There's nothing truly that I can think of that can prepare you for that," Jarry stated of 2 undefended skaters bearing down on him.

"I've had two in the last three games and I think every one I've played in a different way at this moment.

"It's just making sure I'm getting and playing the shot over there as fast as I can when they pass it."

Forward Sam Bennett was back in Calgary's lineup after 13 video games sidelined with an upper-body injury.

Calgary is at house to the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday. The Penguins remain in Edmonton to face the Oilers on Friday.

Penguins remove Flames:

Evgeni Malkin scored the 400th goal of his career in Pittsburgh's 4-1 win over Calgary. 1:15

"I do not care how you get it. Four hundred objectives is a horrible great deal of objectives in this league," Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan said.

"I believe it's a testament to the type of gamer that he is and what he's achieved in the time that he's been here.

"I think he's been one of the finest gamers of his generation without a doubt."

The Pens have actually been minus Crosby for 17 video games given that his Nov. 14 surgical treatment on a core muscle injury. Pittsburgh is 10-4-3 without the captain this season.

Bryan Rust and John Marino each contributed a goal and an assist in Pittsburgh's third straight win to open a three-game swing through Alberta and B.C.

Johnny Gaudreau countered for the Flames (18-14-4), who have actually lost back-to-back video games following a seven-win streak.

"We've created 43 scoring possibilities in the last two hockey video games," Calgary head coach Geoff Ward said.

"We're creating enough offensively, but the important things you need to remember in this game is, it's not what you make all the time. It's what you leave.

"We left a bit out there that they were able to make the most of and money."

2nd straight loss under Ward

The Flames are 7-2-0 because Ward's promotion from assistant to interim head coach.

Bill Peters resigned in November following accusations he directed racial slurs at a Nigerian-born gamer in the minors a decade earlier.

Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry made 33 saves for his fifth win in six starts for Pittsburgh.

"He's seeing the puck," Sullivan stated. "His rebound control is great. He plays the puck actually well. Every aspect of his video game, he's secured."

Calgary's Cam Talbot stopped 29 shots in the loss in his ninth start this season (3-6-0).

"Every goal is special," the 33-year-old Russian said. The Pens have been minus Crosby for 17 video games because his Nov. 14 surgery on a core muscle injury."We're creating enough offensively, however the thing you have to remember in this video game is, it's not what you make all the time."He's seeing the puck," Sullivan stated. Calgary is at house to the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday.