CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Jarome Iginla's second goal of the game put Calgary in front by four early in the third period Thursday and the Flames held on to edge Nashville 7-6.
Calgary ended a two-game losing streak and maintained a share of the lead with Minnesota in the Northwest Division.
The Flames scored the first five goals of the game -- two of them by Craig Conroy in the first period. Iginla's first goal, coming 2:13 into the second, gave Calgary a 5-0 lead.
Nashville then scored three unanswered goals in a span of 5:25 of the second period but Calgary built a 7-3 lead when Iginla produced his eighth goal of the season 38 seconds into the third.
A shorthanded goal by Shea Weber with 20 seconds left in the game brought the Predators within one.
Miikka Kiprusoff got the win despite giving up six goals on 28 shots.
After giving up four goals on just 10 shots, Pekka Rinne was replaced by Dan Ellis, who surrendered three scores on 16 shots.