Flames beat Canadiens 2-0 for Habs’ first regulation loss

Calgary Flames goaltender Jacob Markstrom celebrates with teammates after defeating the Montreal Canadiens in an NHL hockey game in Montreal, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Calgary Flames’ Johnny Gaudreau (13) scores against Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jake Allen, top, as Canadiens’ Ben Chiarot (8) defends during Saturday’s game. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

MONTREAL — Jacob Markstrom made 37 saves for his second shutout of the season, Johnny Gaudreau and Mikael Backlund scored, and the Calgary Flames handed the Montreal Canadiens their first regulation loss of the season, 2-0 on Saturday night.