Lindholm, Markstrom lead Flames over Stars 1-0 in Game 1

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Dallas Stars goalie Jake Oettinger, right, defends as Calgary Flames center Elias Lindholm, front left, tries to score while being checked by Stars center Roope Hintz during the second period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Elias Lindholm scored and Jacob Markstrom recorded his second career playoff shutout as the Calgary Flames beat the Dallas Stars 1-0 in the opening game of their first-round playoff series. Lindholm scored a power-play goal early in the first period. Markstrom stopped all 16 shots he faced as Calgary earned just its second playoff win at the Saddledome since 2015. Dallas goal Jake Oettinger stopped 25 of 26 shots and lost his NHL playoff debut.