Gameday: Calgary at Wild

  • Updated: February 25, 2013 - 10:59 PM

Preview: The Wild, 6-2-1 at home, is 4-2-1 in its past seven overall but coming off a 3-1 loss in Calgary on Saturday. After Tuesday, the Wild plays four of its next five on the road. The Flames are coming off a stunning come-from-behind win over Phoenix on Sunday. Jarome Iginla and Curtis Glencross scored 23 seconds apart starting with 1:23 left to turn a 4-3 deficit into a 5-4 win.

Players to watch: In the past 12 games, LW Zach Parise has two goals and one assist and RW Dany Heatley has one goal and two assists. C Mikko Koivu has one goal and three assists in the past 11 games. RW Charlie Coyle will skate with Parise and Koivu, while Heatley is expected to skate with Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Kyle Brodziak. Flames RW Jarome Iginla is the all-time leading scorer against the Wild with 35 goals and 65 points in 69 games. LW Alex Tanguay ranks fifth against the Wild with 45 points in 57 games. G Joey MacDonald will start in goal.

Numbers: G Niklas Backstrom is 14-10-5 with a 1.88 goals-against average and .933 save percentage against Calgary. ... The Wild is 3-for-34 on the power play (8.8 percent) over the past 12 games.

Injuries: Wild RW Cal Clutterbuck (thigh contusion) and G Josh Harding (symptoms related to multiple sclerosis) are out. Flames G Miikka Kiprusoff (knee) and C Mikael Backlund (knee) are out. F Akim Aliu (lower body) is questionable.

MICHAEL RUSSO

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