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Columbus rookie William Karlsson broke out of a slump with two goals to lead the surging Blue Jackets to a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night

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CALGARY, Alberta — Led by a pair of rookies, the surging Columbus Blue Jackets picked up another two points Friday night.

scored twice to bust out of a slump and made 30 saves as Columbus beat the Calgary Flames 2-1.

"It feels good to win and score two goals. Obviously, I haven't been too spoiled with the goals this year," said the 23-year-old Karlsson, who entered the night with one goal in his previous 30 games. "I'd say this is a classic, greasy road win. We got the goal early in the third and after that it was all about the defense."

Karlsson scored the go-ahead goal 1:42 into the third period, taking advantage of a miscue by . The Flames defenseman had the puck knocked off his stick at the Columbus blue line and on the subsequent odd-man rush, set up Karlsson's sixth goal of the season.

Columbus picked up six of eight possible points on a four-game road trip. The Blue Jackets do not play again until Tuesday, when they host the New York Islanders to open a five-game homestand. The Blue Jackets are 4-1-1 in their last six.

scored at 7:09 of the opening period for the Flames, who have lost four of their last five.

It was another great night for Korpisalo, who has been pressed into service due to injuries to and . He is 6-1-1 in his last eight starts with an impressive .945 save percentage.

"He's been saving (us) for a while, it seems like. It feels great with a guy like that you can really count on," Karlsson said. "He seems very confident out there, calm. It's kind of contagious. It goes out on all of us players."

One of his best saves came early in the second while lying flat on the ice when he stuck out his trapper to thwart .

"Those kinds of desperation saves, you just try to get something in front of the puck," said the 21-year-old Finn. "You have to save the puck, doesn't matter about style."

The Blue Jackets tied it at 1 at 9:39 of the second on another odd-man rush, this one coming as a result of Calgary defenseman getting caught deep in the Columbus end.

On the ensuing 2-on-1 led by , the defenseman faked a shot, held the puck patiently, then neatly set up Karlsson, who put a one-timer past inside the goal post.

"You look at the two goals we gave, two mistakes that we need to learn from," Flames coach said. "It's part of our process with our young group and obviously it stings, but that's the way it is right now. We can only learn."

Calgary led 1-0 after the first period, with the key sequence beginning when was sprung in alone on a breakaway by , but was robbed on a superb glove stop by Ramo. Play kept going and as the Flames went back up ice, fed a pass across to Hudler, whose shot deflected off the stick of and beat Korpisalo over the shoulder.

That would be the only shot to beat Korpisalo.

Ramo had 16 stops, but the Blue Jackets didn't register a shot for the final 16:07 of the game.

"Bottom line is one goal, you're not going to win many games in this league," Flames captain said. "We have to create more. We have to score more goals."

NOTES: Calgary D TJ Brodie returned after he left the previous game early in the second after taking a shot just above the knee. ... D was a scratch for the sixth time. The 28-year-old, in his first season in North America, has been called up from Stockton (AHL) twice but has yet to make his NHL debut. ... has seven assists in 13 games since being acquired by Columbus from Nashville.

PHOTO: Calgary Flames' Jiri Hudler, right, from Czech Republic, celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets with teammate with Sean Monahan during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta. (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
Calgary Flames' Jiri Hudler, right, from Czech Republic, celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets with teammate with Sean Monahan during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta. (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

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