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Minnesota Ices Calgary 2-1 - Recap

Minnesota Ices Calgary 2-1 - Recap

Minnesota needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over Calgary on Monday in NHL action at Scotiabank Saddledome.

Minnesota was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.

Mikko Koivu clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Wild. Minnesota got goals from Kyle Brodziak in the victory. Brodziak opened the scoring at 18:22 of the second period.

Niklas Backstrom turned in a 23-save effort for the Wild.

Jiri Hudler scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Niklas Backstrom.

Calgary got a 23-stop effort from Leland Irving in the loss.

Minnesota scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Calgary went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Vancouver looking for another win. For Calgary, they head home to face Dallas.