Minnesota vs Calgary Recap - Wild Win 3-1
|Minnesota vs Calgary Recap - Wild Win 3-1|
The Flames came up short Saturday against the Wild, falling 3-1.
Bettors who backed the Wild were rewarded as +155 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.
Minnesota got goals from Chuck Kobasew, Mikko Koivu, and Antti Miettinen in the victory. Miettinen opened the scoring at 15:25 of the second period.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 28 of 29 Calgary shots in the victory.
Matt Stajan scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Niklas Backstrom.
Calgary got a 13-stop effort from Miikka Kiprusoff in the loss.
Minnesota scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Calgary went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Calgary outshot Minnesota 29-16 in the game.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Calgary looking for another win. For Calgary, they head on the road to face Minnesota.