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.