Recap - Wild Defeat Calgary 3-2
|Recap - Wild Defeat Calgary 3-2|
Minnesota needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Calgary on Thursday in NHL action at Xcel Energy Center.
Bettors who backed the Wild were rewarded as +107 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 5.
Devin Setoguchi clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 4 for the Wild. Minnesota got goals from Dany Heatley and Darroll Powe in the victory. Heatley opened the scoring at 8:36 of the second period.
Josh Harding turned in a 27-save effort for the Wild.
Calgary got goals from Anton Babchuk and Lee Stempniak in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 28 of 30 shots for the Flames, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Minnesota went 1-for-6, while the Flames were 2-for-6 with the man advantage.
Calgary lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 30-29.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sabres. The Flames will aim to get back on the winning track at Dallas.