Calgary vs Minnesota Recap - Wild Win 2-1
|Calgary vs Minnesota Recap - Wild Win 2-1|
The Wild earned a 2-1 victory over the Flames on Tuesday at Xcel Energy Center.
Minnesota was favored by -142 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Minnesota got goals from Zach Parise and Jason Zucker in the victory. Zucker opened the scoring at 15:41 of the third period.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 20 of 21 Calgary shots in the victory.
Alex Tanguay scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Niklas Backstrom.
Joey MacDonald 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-7, while the Flames were 1-for-7 with the man advantage.
Calgary lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 30-21.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Calgary, they head on the road to face Colorado.