CALGARY — Austin Czarnik scored three times Saturday night to lead the Calgary Flames to a 5-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks in pre-season play.
Mikael Backlund and Mark Jankowski, into an empty net, also scored for Calgary. Elias Pettersson and Brandon Sutter scored for the Canucks.
— Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) September 23, 2018
Czarnik is making the most of his opportunity to be a full-time NHLer for the first time at age 25 after being signed in the off-season to a two-year, US$2.5 million deal. He spent three seasons in the Boston Bruins organization before heading to Calgary.
Czarnik signed with Boston in the…