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Bryce Van Brabant
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CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Sean Monahan joined some pretty exclusive company on Wednesday night.
The 19-year-old center scored his 21st goal and then got the shootout winner as the surging Calgary Flames beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 for their fourth straight victory.
It's the first time a Calgary rookie has scored 21 goals in a single season since Jarome Iginla in 1996-97.
"It's pretty cool," Monahan said. "Obviously, he was a big part of this team and this franchise. To be there, it's pretty special. It's an honor."
Monahan already has five shootout goals on eight shots -- four of them have been winners -- which is tied for third in the NHL. In his career, Iginla only had 10 shootout goals on 42 attempts.
"I just try and find something that's open. I've had a couple of the same goals but I've changed it up the last couple times," said Monahan, who put the Flames ahead after the teams were tied 1-1 after three shooters. "...
BEST OF MAXIM
Be bad for (Aaron) Ekblad.
Sink for Sam (Reinhart).
Easier said than done.
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