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.