Calgary Falls 4-1 to Wild - Recap
The Wild earned a 4-1 victory over the Flames on Monday at Xcel Energy Center.
The Wild were a -108 favorite in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
Minnesota got goals from John Madden, Martin Havlat, Kyle Brodziak, and Cal Clutterbuck in the victory. Brodziak opened the scoring at 9:18 of the first period.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 34 of 35 Calgary shots in the victory.
Olli Jokinen scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Niklas Backstrom.
Calgary got a 19-stop effort from Miikka Kiprusoff in the loss.
On the power play, Minnesota went 2-for-3, while the Flames were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Calgary by a margin of 35-23.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Colorado looking for another win. For Calgary, they head on the road to face Columbus.