Wild visit the Flames after Foligno’s 2-goal game
Calgary, Alberta; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota visits the Calgary Flames after Marcus Foligno scored two goals in the Wild’s 5-4 shootout loss to the Flames.
The Flames are 12-12-3 in Western Conference games. Calgary has converted on 18.5% of power-play opportunities, scoring 25 power-play goals.
The Wild are 4-8-1 against opponents from the Central Division. Minnesota is seventh in the league shooting 10.5% and averaging 3.1 goals on 29.2 shots per game.
Calgary knocked off Minnesota 5-4 in the last meeting between these teams on Jan. 5.
LAST 10 GAMES: Wild: 4-5-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.5 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.3 penalty minutes while allowing 3.4 goals per game with a .889 save percentage.
Flames: 5-4-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.8 assists, 3.1 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .917 save percentage.
INJURIES: Flames: None listed.
Wild: Jason Zucker: out (lower body).