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Game recap: Calgary over Wild

  • February 24, 2013 - 12:36 AM

GAME RECAP

STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS

1. Joey MacDonald, Flames: Playing in place of injured Miikka Kiprusoff, he made 30 saves.

2. Niklas Backstrom, Wild: In his first regulation loss in five starts, he made 24 saves.

3. Matt Stajan, Flames: Scored the winning goal and an empty-netter.

BY THE NUMBERS

12 Games in assist drought ended by Pierre-Marc Bouchard.

1 First-period goal for the first time in nine games for the Wild. It was Charlie Coyle's first NHL goal.

9 First-round picks on the Wild's roster.

2 Goals from Zach Parise in the past 12 games.

1 Goal from Mikko Koivu in the past 11 games.

1 Goal from Dany Heatleyin the past 12 games.

MICHAEL RUSSO

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