Flames vs Wild Final: 5-2 - Recap
|Flames vs Wild Final: 5-2 - Recap|
The Flames earned a 5-2 victory over the Wild on Sunday at Xcel Energy Center.
The Flames were a +120 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Jarome Iginla, Alex Tanguay, Mark Giordano, Lee Stempniak, and T.J. Brodie each scored for the Flames in the victory. Giordano opened the scoring for Calgary, finding the back of the net at 4:37 of the first period. The goal was unassisted.
Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 19 of 21 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Cal Clutterbuck and Nick Johnson scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Miikka Kiprusoff.
Josh Harding stopped 25 of 27 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Calgary scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Calgary by a margin of 35-21.
Calgary looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Predators. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tampa Bay.