Minnesota vs Calgary Recap - Flames Win 4-3
Calgary earned a 4-3 victory over Minnesota behind a 2-goal performance from Mikael Backlund on Saturday at Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Flames were a -108 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Mikael Backlund (2), Dennis Wideman, and T.J. Galiardi each scored for the Flames in the victory. Galiardi opened the scoring for Calgary, finding the back of the net at 12:36 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Kevin Westgarth and Chris Butler.
Reto Berra stopped 14 of 17 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Matt Cooke, Dany Heatley, and Keith Ballard scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Reto Berra.
Darcy Kuemper stopped 28 of 32 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Calgary went 0-for-4, while the Wild were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Calgary outshot Minnesota 32-23 in the game.
Calgary looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canadiens. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tampa Bay.