Sean Monahan, Sam Bennett and Matthew Tkachuk scored, and David Rittich recorded the shutout as the Calgary Flames beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 Saturday night.
Rittich stopped 43 shots for his seventh victory and second shutout.
Columbus (5-6-3) outshot the Flames 43-29 and goalie Joonas Korpisalo lost his third straight start.
Monahan got the Flames on the board early, beating Korpisalo with a high shot from right in front of the net at 3:44 of the first period. Elias Lindholm and Johnny Gaudreau assisted on Monahan’s third goal of the season.
Calgary led 2-0 after Korpisalo chased a wide shot by Derek Ryan, leaving an open net for Bennett, who buried the puck at 8:20 of the second period for his third goal of the season.
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