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DETROIT -- Mikael Backlund and the Calgary Flames got their six-game road trip started in the best way possible. Falcons Womens Jerseys .Backlund scored the tiebreaking goal with 7:46 left in the third period to give Calgary a 3-2 victory over the slumping Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night.This is huge, because were looking at these six games almost like a playoff series, said Flames defenseman Dougie Hamilton, who had three assists. We know we have to pick up some wins on this trip, and this is a good start.Garnet Hathaway got his first career goal and Matt Stajan also scored for Calgary. Chad Johnson stopped 21 shots.I thought this was a very even game, but we did a nice job of capitalizing on our chances, Flames coach Glen Gulutzan said. We didnt lose any momentum coming out of the Chicago game, where we played very well in a loss.Tomas Tatar and Anthony Mantha scored for Detroit, which lost its fourth straight game. Jimmy Howard made 23 saves.I think we gave them their chances. I think from the start, a few turnovers in our own end, all of a sudden they end up spending a minute, minute and a half in our end instead of making a simple play and move the play out to the neutral zone, Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg said.Backlund broke a 2-all tie when he slammed Michael Froliks pass from the left circle past Howard and into the open side of the net for his second goal.We better pick ourselves up and we better come to work tomorrow to get better, Detroit coach Jeff Blashill said. And we better put the work in that it takes to earn confidence come Wednesday (at Buffalo). Thats the bottom line. We better pick ourselves up in a hurry and focus on coming to win a hockey game on Wednesday.Mantha tied it 2-all 7:59 into the third with his first of the season. He put a snap shot under the crossbar on the short side after bringing the puck out from behind the net.Stajan gave the Flames a 2-1 lead at 2:31 of the third with his first goal of the season. He tipped in Hamiltons slap shot from the right point.Hathaway tied it 1-all at 3:40 of the second. Hathaway, who was beside the net and battling with a Red Wings player, got the shaft of his stick on a high shot by Hamilton from the top of the right circle and deflected it into the empty side of the net.Thats an amazing feeling. I saw Fer (Micheal Ferland) get the puck to Dougie, so I went to the net, Hathaway said. It was an odd play, because Howard was still flailing around, so I wasnt sure if he had the puck or if it had gone in. Ill probably tell people that I sniped it -- that sounds a lot better. Weve still got five more road games, so it is big to get this one and get some momentum.Tatar gave Detroit a 1-0 lead 8:06 into the game. He blindly slid a puck toward the net from the high slot that beat Johnson. It was Tatars third goal and only his second in 14 games.Howard was forced to make a couple of saves in close after Red Wings giveaways deep in their zone.Detroit defenseman Alexey Marchenko left with an upper-body injury after taking a hit from Ferland with a little less than 5:30 left in the second period. Blashill said Marchenko will likely be out a little while and the team would have more information Monday.Game notes Detroit LW Thomas Vanek returned after missing 11 games with a hip injury. The Red Wings were 3-7-1 without Vanek and averaged under two goals per game. He had four goals and eight points in seven games. ... Calgary forward Johnny Gaudreau missed his second game after sustaining a broken finger on a slash by Minnesota C Eric Staal. Gaudreau will miss six to eight weeks. ... Red Wings C Darren Helm missed his second game after dislocating his shoulder. 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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Geno Smith is still No. 2 for the New York Jets.After previously being vague about the situation a few days ago, coach Todd Bowles said Smith will play after starter Ryan Fitzpatrick in the preseason game against the Giants on Saturday night.You always prepare the same way, Smith said after practice Wednesday. Its really no different. Im just continuing to work hard.There had been some uncertainty about the pecking order of the backups after Bryce Petty had a good performance and Smith struggled against Washington. On Sunday, Bowles wouldnt say for sure what the rotation of the quarterbacks would be this week.He did say then that he was clear about the four quarterbacks on the roster, adding, Until we make a change, there wont be (a change). Thats any position. When we make a decision at the end of camp, if it changes, it changes. And if it doesnt, it doesnt.Smith was asked Wednesday if Bowles had clarified his position on the depth chart.I dont see anything different, Smith said. I think hes already answered that question.Bowles acknowledged that Fitzpatrick and the starters are expected to play at least through the first half of the Jets third preseason game. Smith will then come in, followed by Petty at some point.Its unclear if rookie Christian Hackenberg will see any action this week. The second-round draft pick has not played in New Yorks first two games.Obviously, I want Fitz to play quite a bit and depending on how the offense goes, its hard to get three quarterbacks in the second half, Bowles said. Ill try to if everything goes right. In a perfect world, you want it. We really do want to try to get all of them in the game.Smith, of course, has plenty of experience after serving as the starter his first two NFL seasons. He lost his job last summer when he was punched by a then-teammate and had his jaw broken. Fitzpatrick seized the starting gig and then went on to one of the best seasons in team history with a franchise-record 31 touchdown passes.For a few months, it appeared Smith could have a shot at getting his job back as Fitzpatrick and the Jets engaged in a long contract stalemate. But Fitzpatrick re-signed just as training camp started, relegating Smith back to the sideline.Through two preseason games, Smith is 14 of 27 for 126 yards with a touchdown and an intterception. Authentic Falcons Jerseys. Playing mostly against third-stringers, Petty is 23 of 40 for 335 yards with two TDs.While Bowles doesnt necessarily look at the third preseason game -- when most starters play into the third quarter and sit out the fourth game -- as a dress rehearsal for the regular season, Smith tries to treat every game as if its the most important one hell play in.Youve got to look at it all the same because you dont want to have a mental letdown, he said. Its all the same for me. Every single rep counts. Every single minute you get in practice or in the game counts. Youve always got to have that same mentality so that things dont change, no matter what the situation is.While the pecking order remains status quo at the moment, there remains some intrigue over whether the Jets will keep all four quarterbacks on their 53-man roster.Petty, a fourth-rounder out of Baylor last year, appeared to be the likely odd man out when camp started. But, he has shown enough progress to warrant serious consideration to remain on the roster.You can tell hes growing overall, quarterbacks coach Kevin Patullo said. His whole picture is getting cleaner. You could tell in the spring it was getting cleaner, and then as time goes on, you could just feel it. Hes understanding more, his questions are better, what he sees in the film room is better.And you could tell its just translating to the field a little bit cleaner.Game notes RB Matt Forte expects to play against the Giants after being sidelined most of camp with a hamstring injury. He hasnt played yet in the preseason, but said his leg is feeling healthy. Bowles said Forte should play if he doesnt have any setbacks. Bowles said hell see how he warms up. Im trying to get him playing because I want him to get hit before the first game (of the regular season), the coach said, and have that not be his first time. ... DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) could also play for the first time this preseason. ... TE Jace Amaro (groin), WR Quincy Enunwa (concussion), OLB Jordan Jenkins (calf) and WR Kenbrell Thompkins (groin) were among those who sat out practice.---AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and AP NFL Twitter feed: http://twitter.com/AP-NFL Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '