Flames Fall 5-1 Against Minnesota - Game Recap

Flames Fall 5-1 Against Minnesota - Game Recap

Minnesota cruised to victory on Tuesday, earning an easy 5-1 win over the Flames at Xcel Energy Center.

The Wild were a -200 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Zach Parise (2), Mikko Koivu, Zenon Konopka, and Justin Fontaine each scored for the Wild in the victory. Koivu opened the scoring for Minnesota, finding the back of the net at 9:07 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Zach Parise and Charlie Coyle.

Josh Harding stopped 24 of 25 Calgary shots in the victory.

Jiri Hudler scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Josh Harding.

Calgary got a 19-stop effort from Reto Berra in the loss.

Minnesota scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Calgary went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Calgary by a margin of 25-24.

Minnesota heads into a battle against the Capitals. Calgary, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.