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The Minnesota Wild travel to Calgary, Alberta to take on the Calgary Flames. The Minnesota Wild are coming off a 5-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday. The Minnesota Wild received two goals from Tyler Graovac. Jason Zucker had a very offensively productive game with 1 goals and 1 assists. It's been a good year so far for Jason Zucker, he has 33 points. Zach Parise scored in the second period. Chris Stewart scored in the third period. Jason Pominville picked up an assist in the second period. The Minnesota Wild are going to rely on all four lines tonight with this being a back-to-back.
Brian Elliott will man the pipes for the Calgary Flames in this one. He allowed 2 goals on 27 shots during his latest appearance. Brian Elliott posted a 4-6-0 record and 0.9 SV% when playing at home last season.
It looks like Devan Dubnyk will get the call in this one. He last played on Thursday and put together a 0.96 save percentage. Devan Dubnyk has a 2.51 GAA in his last 10 games.
The Calgary Flames have been unremarkable at home, posting a 13-13-0 record. The Minnesota Wild have been strong when playing on the road with a 15-5-5 record. The Calgary Flames have gone 8-6 when playing Western-Central opponents this season. The Minnesota Wild have gone 11-6 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. When facing a team above .500, the Calgary Flames have gone 8-13. The Calgary Flames are 8-13 when playing a team with a winning record.
Calgary Flames should have enough firepower to come away with a victory.
Game Time: 10:05 PM ET
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