Minnesota 2, Calgary 1

Monday, February 11, 2013 9:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 6-5-1-0 5-2-0-0 1-3-1-0 W2
Calgary 3-4-0-3 1-3-0-2 2-1-0-1 L2


Wild 2, Flames 1 (SO): Captain Mikko Koivu scored the shootout winner in his 500th career game as Minnesota earned its first road win of the season.

Zach Parise also scored in the shootout and Kyle Brodziak tallied in regulation for Minnesota, which allowed 15 goals while going 0-3-1 in its first four road games. Niklas Backstrom made 23 saves before stopping two of three in the shootout.

Jiri Hudler scored in regulation and also netted the lone shootout goal for the Flames, who fell to 1-3-2 at home on the season. Leland Irving stopped 23 shots after allowing five goals in a loss to Vancouver on Friday but couldn’t handle dekes by Koivu and Parise in the shootout.

The Wild opened the scoring late in the second period as Devin Setoguchi grabbed a loose puck in the slot and fed Brodziak, who deked around Irving for his first goal of the season. Hudler tied the game 1:28 into the third, electing to shoot the puck between Backstrom’s pads after appearing as if he would pass it during a 2-on-1.

Calgary's Alex Tanguay took a tripping penalty with 5:45 remaining in regulation, but Minnesota failed to capitalize and finished 0-for-4 with the man advantage. The Flames were 0-for-2.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Wild are 2-for-21 on the power play in their last seven games. … Calgary claimed G Joey MacDonald off waivers from Detroit on Monday. … Setoguchi has points in each of his last two games after recording just two assists in the first 10 contests.

Top Game Performances

Minnesota   Calgary
Kyle Brodziak 1 Points Jiri Hudler 1
Kyle Brodziak 1 Goals Jiri Hudler 1
Devin Setoguchi 1 Assists Roman Cervenka 1
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Niklas Backstrom .958 Save Percentage Leland Irving .958
Niklas Backstrom 23 Saves Leland Irving 23

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Minnesota 24 2 0-4 2-2 4 30
Calgary 24 1 0-2 4-4 8 33

Upcoming Games

  • Calgary will play its next game at home against Dallas. The Flames have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play its next game on the road against Vancouver. The Wild have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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