Minnesota 2, Calgary 1

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 8:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Calgary 7-7-1-3 4-5-0-2 3-2-1-1 L1
Minnesota 9-7-1-1 7-2-0-1 2-5-1-0 W1


Wild 2, Flames 1 (OT):
Zach Parise snapped a three-game goalless drought 27 seconds into overtime on the power play as Minnesota edged visiting Calgary.

Parise received a pass from captain Mikko Koivu on the right side of the crease and sent a backhander over Joey MacDonald’s glove for the winner. Rookie Jason Zucker scored with 4:19 remaining in the third period and Niklas Backstrom made 20 saves for the Wild, who dropped a 3-1 decision at the Flames on Saturday.

Alex Tanguay scored a power-play goal and MacDonald stopped 28 shots as Calgary missed a chance to secure a season-high three-game winning streak.

The Flames needed only seven seconds of a man advantage in the first period to take the lead. Mike Cammalleri sent a wrist shot toward the net and Tanguay tipped it up and over Backstrom for a 1-0 lead midway through the period.

Calgary held Minnesota off the scoresheet until late in regulation. Devin Setoguchi fired a slap shot from the blue line on the right side and Zucker streaked in from the left to collect the puck and shoot it past MacDonald to tie the game at 1-1.

GAME NOTEBOOK: D Ryan Suter assisted on both goals for the Wild, matching his point total from the previous five games combined. … Minnesota RW Cal Clutterbuck (thigh contusion) missed his second straight game. … Tanguay’s power-play goal snapped Calgary's four-game drought with the man advantage.

Top Game Performances

Calgary   Minnesota
Alex Tanguay 1 Points Ryan Suter 2
Alex Tanguay 1 Goals Zach Parise 1
Jay Bouwmeester 1 Assists Ryan Suter 2
Alex Tanguay 1 Power Play Goals Zach Parise 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Joey MacDonald .933 Save Percentage Niklas Backstrom .952
Joey MacDonald 28 Saves Niklas Backstrom 20

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Calgary 21 1 1-7 6-7 16 23
Minnesota 30 2 1-7 6-7 19 40

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play its next game on the road against Arizona. The Wild have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .444 after a loss.
  • Calgary will play its next game on the road against Colorado. The Flames have a W/L % of .286 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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