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CALGARY, Alberta -- Stopped twice on dangerous chances earlier, Michael Frolik wasnt about to let Mike Smith deny him a third time.Frolik scored 49 seconds into overtime to give the Calgary Flames a 2-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday night.Frolik stole the puck from Brad Richardson after a faceoff in the Flames end and skated in at top speed and ripped a shot inside the post on Coyotes goalie Mike Smith for his team-leading sixth of the season.I saw a little bit more space outside to maybe go to the backhand, Frolik said, but last second I saw a guy coming across so I just tried to sht it glove side and it went in.After a scoreless first period, Frolik had a great chance in the opening minute of the second but Smith jabbed out a pad to deny him from in close. Five minutes later, Smith throw up his glove and stabbed his snap shot from 20 feet out.Sometimes its frustrating when you have chances like that and it doesnt go in, Frolik said. But I just try not to think about it and just keep going and try to do a little better on the next shot.Matthew Tkachuk scored in regulation for Calgary, which snapped a three-game home skid. Chad Johnson started for the second straight night and finished with 20 saves.Tobias Rieder scored for Arizona and Smith, back after missing 12 games with a knee injury, stopped 22 shots.Rieder gave the Coyotes the lead with 18 seconds remaining in the second period as he pounced on the rebound of Justin Martinks shot and buried it behind Johnson.Were turning the puck over t much and bringing trouble on ourselves, not generating very much and turnovers are making us play t much in our own end, Arizona coach Dave Tippett said.Calgary, limited to 13 shots through the first 40 minutes, tied it at 6:40 of the third as Tkachuk fired a shot from a sharp angle just above the goal line under the crossbar for his fourth.Any time a goal like that goes in is deflating for the whole team. Thats on me, Smith said. It could have been a 1-0 game and were feeling a lot different coming into the locker rm tonight.Flames coach Glen Gulutzan continues to be impressed by the 18-year-old Tkachuk.It was one heck of a shot, Gulutzan said. There wasnt any rm there. He made a big play. Hed been working all night, like he usually does. Im happy for him.The Flames controlled play ijn the third but couldnt get a go-ahead goal. Among Smiths stops in the period was a stick save on Dennis Wideman and a sharp pad stop on Troy Brouwer.After an uneventful and scoreless first period, Calgary went to the attack to begin the second. On the opening shift, Tkachuk shot wide on a partial breakaway, Smith jabbed out a pad to deny Frolik from in-tight and TJ Brodies wrist shot from the low slot was turned aside.Five minutes later, Frolik had another dangerous chance from in front only to be thwarted again, this time Smith throwing up his glove to stab Froliks snap shot from 20 feet out.It was the first game in what will be an extended stretch for Calgary without leading scorer Johnny Gaudreau, who underwent finger surgery on Wednesday after getting injured Tuesday night in Minnesota.Every guy recognizes that we lost a really gd player and now collectively, we have to play a certain way to get ourselves in a position to get points in this league, Gulutzan said. Its certainly hurt us as a hockey club but we lk at it as something we can rally around and try to find a true identity here.Sam Bennett tk his spot on the top line with Sean Monahan and Brouwer.Game notesLinden Vey was inserted into the forward spot opened up by Gaudreaus injury. ... Arizonas Martin Hanzal (lower body) returned after missing six games. ... Defensemen Luke Schenn and Kevin Connauton returned to the Coyotes lineup with Connor Murphy and rkie Jakob Chychrun taking a seat.UP NEXTCoyotes: At Vancouver on Thursday night.Flames: Host Chicago on Friday night.Cheap Salomon Shoes Online . Anthony Calvillo, through 20 CFL seasons, was frequently invincible and largely stoic in the heat of competition. But underneath the professional exterior he was, and is, compellingly human. Wholesale Salomon Shoes . The 27-year-old Scrivens will be joining his third NHL club since signing with the Toronto Maple Leafs as a free agent in 2010. The move also reunites with him with head coach Dallas Eakins from their time together with the American Hockey Leagues Toronto Marlies. http://www.cheapsalomon.net/ . The Hall of Fame defenceman told Landsberg that he believes fighting still has a place in todays game, but thinks staged fighting needs be outlawed. Cheap Salomon . Andrew Luck lost his favourite target and the Indianapolis locker rm lost one of its most revered leaders when Reggie Wayne was diagnosed Monday with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee that will cost him the rest of the season. Salomon Outlet Store . All of the scoring came in the final 20:04. Lucic scored on a power play at 15:46 of the third period, when he tipped a shot over Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen for a 3-1 lead.NEW YORK -- ?? The New York Islanders have found their fting in Brklyn once again, and the road-weary Calgary Flames dont feel t bad about Monday nights result, either.Thomas Hickey scored 1:53 into overtime, helping the Islanders rebound from a vexing West Coast trip with a 2-1 win over the Flames.Hickey won it after Flames forward Michael Frolik broke a stick in the defensive end, leading to an awkward line change for Calgary. Islanders captain John Tavares wheeled around the zone with the Flames momentarily short-handed before backhanding a shot that Hickey tipped off goalie Brian Elliott and in.I was glad to get a stick on it in overtime, Hickey said. This was a game we had to have.New York improved to 3-1-0 in home games following a road loss by relieving frustration from a wild swing through California. They beat Anaheim in a 14-round shtout but then lost twice on goals in the final 3 minutes of regulation against Los Angeles and San Jose.Last-place New York is just 1-6-1 on the road but remains respectable in Brklyn, improving to 6-4-3 at Barclays Center.Tavares also scored in the first period and has six goals and 11 assists this season. The goal was his first in 10 games.I have a lot of expectations, Tavares said. I have to make plays and produce. And lead by example.Thomas Greiss stopped 25 shots for the Islanders, standing tall during a barrage late in the second period before allowing Sean Monahans tying goal 5:51 into the third. Monahan scored on a one-timer from the left circle.Elliott was mostly solid with 25 saves but still lost his seventh straight start. He was acquired from St. Louis over the summer to be Calgarys primary goalie but had sat three straight games in favor of journeyman Chad Johnson.Elliott had a few pivotal saves late, including when he stopped Shane Prince on a breakaway midway through the third.The guy works so hard and cares so much, Flames captain Mark Giordano said. So for him to have a big night for us and come and bounce back and play that well was nice to see.Monahans goal helped Calgary complete a grueling six-game, nine-day trip 3-2-1.I think anytime youre over .5000 on a long one its successful, Giordano said, adding, I think we can build off of getting a point there.ddddddddddddhe Flames fought fatigue in a 5-2 loss to the Flyers on Sunday and didnt show much life early in this one, either. Both teams flailed at the start, with each getting one shot on goal in the first 5 minutes. Calgary finished with just four shots in the first period.Josh Bailey and Tavares teamed up for a 1-0 lead 7:28 in. Bailey rushed into the middle of the zone, turned left in the high slot, and then delivered a no-lk, backhand pass for Tavares, who shot over Elliotts shoulder from the right side.The goal started a strong stretch by New York, and the Islanders had a few near misses later in the first, including a shot off the post from Cal Clutterbuck with about six minutes left.Calgary made a push in the second period but got stalled by solid goaltending. Greiss gloved Michael Ferlands shot on a rush and got his pad on a chance by Sam Bennett around the midpoint of the period. Later, he stopped Matt Stajan on a breakaway and Alex Chiasson on a heavy one-timer about 15 seconds apart.The Islanders have won five straight over the Flames and improved to 17-1-3 against Western Conference foes at Barclays Center.Game notesIslanders D Adam Pelech exited late in the second period and did not return because of an upper-body injury. ... The Flames have scored two goals or fewer in 13 of their past 16 games. ... Calgary F Johnny Gaudreau missed his eighth straight game with a broken finger. The Flames were also without Ladislav Smid (neck) and Lance Bouma (shoulder). ... The Islanders made Ryan Strome and Scott Mayfield healthy scratches and also sat Ryan Pulock (lower-body injury) and Dennis Seidenberg (upper-body injury).UP NEXTFlames: Host the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night to begin a three-game homestand.Islanders: Host the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday for the second time in two weeks. Pittsburgh won the first matchup 3-2 in overtime. ' ' '