Late goal lifts Calgary

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Dion Phaneuf scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period Friday night to lead the Calgary Flames past the Carolina Hurricanes, 4-3.

Jarome Iginla, Kristian Huselius and Dustin Boyd also scored for the Flames, who improved to 4-0 on their six-game road trip. Adrian Aucoin added two assists, while Miikka Kiprusoff finished with 33 saves.

SABRES 5, CAPITALS 3, at Washington -- Tim Connolly backhanded a rebound past goalie Olie Kolzig with 3:42 left in the third period to lift Buffalo.

MAPLE LEAFS 4, THRASHERS 0, at Atlanta -- Vesa Toskala stopped 24 shots and Toronto took advantage of more second-period success in the opener of the its season-high seven-game road trip.

WILD 5, DUCKS 2, at Anaheim -- Brian Rolston had a goal and two assists, and Minnesota ended of a scoring slump.

SLAP SHOTS -- Andy McDonald, a key member of the Ducks' Stanley Cup championship team last season, was traded to the St. Louis Blues for Doug Weight, Michal Birner and a seventh-round draft pick next year. ... The Sharks put defenseman Alexei Semenov on injured reserve because of a broken finger on his right hand.