Backstrom makes 41 saves, Wild beat Flames 3-0

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Niklas Backstrom stopped 41 shots and the Minnesota Wild beat the Calgary Flames 3-0 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.

Dany Heatley had a goal and an assist for Minnesota. Darroll Powe and Guillaume Latendresse also scored.

The Flames had seven power-play opportunities, including a 5-minute man advantage in the second period, but couldn’t get the puck past Backstrom.

Calgary goalie Miikka Kiprusoff made 23 saves.