Minnesota cruised to victory on Wednesday, earning an easy 6-0 win over the Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Wild were a +145 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Minnesota got goals from Martin Havlat (2), John Madden, Chuck Kobasew, Mikko Koivu, and Cal Clutterbuck in the victory. Havlat opened the scoring at 3:25 of the first period.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 37 of 37 Calgary shots in the victory.
Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 18 of 24 shots for the Flames, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Minnesota scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Calgary went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Calgary by a margin of 37-24.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face San Jose looking for another win. For Calgary, they head home to face Dallas.