Gaudreau has 4 points Flames rally past Blue Jackets 96

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Johnny Gaudreau had two goals and two assists, and the Calgary Flames scored five goals in the second period to rally past the Columbus Blue Jackets 9-6 on Tuesday night.Cam Atkinson netted a hat trick for Columbus to extend his point streak to 11 games, but the Blue Jackets lost their second straight.Sean Monahan also had two goals and two assists for Calgary, which scored five straight goals for a 6-4 lead during the second period. Monahan opened that barrage 1:55 into the second, and Elias Lindholm, Matthew Tkachuk, Noah Hanifin and TJ Brodie followed with goals. Tkachuk, Hanifin and Brodie scored in a span of 1:53.Monahan, Gaudreau and Austin Czarnik each scored in the third period for Calgary.David Rittich and Mike Smith combined to stop 24 shots for the Flames. Calgary earned a point in its fifth straight game to stay atop the Pacific Division and improved to 17-9-2.Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 18 of 26 shots before being replaced in the third period by Joonas Korpisalo.Zach Werenski, Josh Anderson and Nick Foligno also scored for Columbus.NOTES: The Flames are 9-0-0 when Monahan has at least two points in a game this season and 8-0-1 when Gaudreau has a multipoint game. … Werenski’s goal was the 100th point of his career. … The Blue Jackets, who allowed just one power-play goal over their previous seven games, gave up four Tuesday.UP NEXTColumbus plays at Philadelphia on Thursday.Calgary heads home to face Minnesota on Thursday.___More AP NHL: https://apnews.com/NHL and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsNicole Kraft, The Associated Press read more

Two people may be trapped after fire at paintball centre

first_imgSix fire engines attended the sceneCredit:@AmyFaithPhoto/PA the scene of a fire at the Desert Storm paintball site in Borough Road, St Helens, Merseyside Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service said it had reports of two people entering the building who have yet to come out.As more than six engines fought the fire, part of the roof collapsed and a large number of tyres burned, causing a huge plume of smoke to rise into the sky. Pictures showed smoke could be seen from far away Pictures showed smoke could be seen from far awayCredit:Steve Samosa/Mercury Presscenter_img Firefighters are tackling a large blaze at a paintball centre amid fears two people are trapped inside.Crews were called at around 5pm to the Desert Storm paintball site in Borough Road, St Helens, Merseyside, where they found the building alight. The fire service said the nearby Pilkington’s factory has been evacuated but has not been affected by the blaze.”Residents are advised to keep doors and windows shut until further notice,” a spokesman added. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img read more