Ask and you shall receive.
Not long after Calgary Flames coach Brent Sutter said he wanted more from Jarome Iginla, the captain scored twice -- including the game-winner at 1:25 of overtime -- in a 3-2 victory against the Dallas Stars at the
Iginla, who had only four goals in Calgary's first 12 games, scored on the power play in the extra session after Stars defenseman Niklas Grossman was whistled for delay of game. Sixteen seconds later, Iginla ripped a shot past from the left circle a screened Marty Turco.
''We've been talking a lot as a group about bringing our compete level up, and we really battled tonight,'' Iginla said. ''It was a step in the right direction.''
Iginla scored his first goal of the night when he broke a scoreless tie at 15:53 of the second period. With the teams at even strength, Iginla took a pass from Mark Giordano and fired a wrist shot from the right circle past Turco for his fifth goal of the season.
''We did what we wanted to do against
''He hasn't played in a while, and he stood tall tonight and he was rewarded for it,'' Sutter said of McElhinney, who made just his second start of the season. ''He had a great effort.''
Material from wire services was used in this report
|Jarome Iginla (5) ASST: Mark Giordano (6), Robyn Regehr (8)|
1 - 0 CGY
|James Neal (9) ASST: Trevor Daley (2), Karlis Skrastins (4)|
1 - 1 Tie
|Loui Eriksson (6) ASST: Brad Richards (13), Karlis Skrastins (5)|
2 - 1 DAL
|Daymond Langkow (4) ASST: Jarome Iginla (6), Rene Bourque (11)|
2 - 2 Tie
|PPG - Jarome Iginla (6) ASST: Jay Bouwmeester (6), Olli Jokinen (5)|
3 - 2 CGY
|Craig Conroy Tripping against Brad Richards|
|James Neal Boarding against Daymond Langkow|
|Nigel Dawes Tripping against Mike Ribeiro|
|Adam Pardy Hooking against Loui Eriksson|
|Jay Bouwmeester Cross checking against James Neal|
|Fabian Brunnstrom Too many men/ice - bench|
|Cory Sarich Tripping against Jere Lehtinen|
|Brian Sutherby Hooking against Daymond Langkow|
|Nicklas Grossmann Delaying the game|