Game recap

Star Tribune's three stars

1. Mikael Backlund, Flames: Scored a shorthanded goal in the third period and the winning goal with 2:35 left in overtime.

2. Matt Cooke, Wild: Scored 15th career shorthanded goal and was plus-2.

3. Chris Butler, Flames: Defenseman had two assists, was plus-1 and was physical throughout.

By the numbers

10 Consecutive starts (a rookie team goalie record), along with 13 games played for Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper.

143 Power-play goals for Dany Heatley, first in the NHL since 2001.