Recap - Flames Defeat Minnesota 3-1
|Recap - Flames Defeat Minnesota 3-1|
The Flames beat Minnesota 3-1 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Miikka Kiprusoff's 27 saves.
Calgary was favored by -106 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Calgary got goals from Jarome Iginla, Curtis Glencross, and Lance Bouma in the victory. Bouma opened the scoring at 2:02 of the third period.
Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 27 of 28 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Dany Heatley scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Miikka Kiprusoff.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 33 of 36 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Calgary scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Calgary outshot Minnesota 36-28 in the game.
Calgary looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Devils. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Jose.