Dillon Dube Scores in seventh Spherical of Shootout, Flames Beat Wild 5-Four

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Dillon Dube scored within the seventh-round of the shootout to offer the Calgary Flames a 5-Four win over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday evening.

David Rittich stopped six of seven Wild shooters.

Dube beat Alex Stalock with a fast transfer for his first profession shootout purpose on his first likelihood. Derek Ryan additionally scored within the shootout for the Flames, Four-Zero in tiebreakers this season.

Milan Lucic, Travis Hamonic, Michael Stone and Mark Giordano scored for Calgary, Four-5-1 in its final 10 video games after profitable seven straight throughout a stretch of 9 consecutive outings with at the least some extent. Ryan Donato had a purpose within the shootout, and Rittich completed with 30 saves.

Marcus Foligno scored twice, and Kevin Fiala and Jordan Greenway additionally had targets for Minnesota, which completed 1-2-1 on a four-game homestand.

Wild left wing Marcus Foligno (David Berding-USA TODAY Sports activities)

Giordano scored on an influence play with beneath 6 minutes to go to tie the rating Four-Four as his shot from the left circle went off the stick of Wild defenceman Ryan Suter.

Greenway scored at 2:37 of the ultimate interval for a Four-Three Wild lead by redirecting an extended shot by Jared Spurgeon into the online. The purpose got here 42 seconds after Stone’s wristshot by way of visitors tied it Three-Three.

Changing Greenway on Minnesota’s checking line with Joel Eriksson Ek and Luke Kunin for Saturday’s Three-2 extra time win over Winnipeg, Foligno has responded with three targets and an help. Foligno was held off the rating sheet in eight of his earlier 9 earlier video games.

Greenway performed with Victor Rask and Ryan Hartman on the workforce’s fourth line.

Jordan Greenway, Minnesota Wild (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

Tied 2-2 within the closing minute of the primary interval, Foligno crashed the online, and amidst a trio of Calgary gamers, knocked dwelling a free puck. It marks his eighth profession multi-goal sport — first with the Wild — and first since March 2, 2017, for Buffalo.

Foligno put Minnesota up 2-1 halfway by way of the opening interval, however Hamonic tied it 5 minutes later with a one-timer from the suitable dot.

Foligno’s purpose got here 34 seconds after Lucic tied the sport on the ability play.

Minnesota has allowed 5 power-play targets on 12 penalty kills in its previous three video games.


Mikael Backlund had two assists for Calgary. … This two-game street journey for the Flames is the annual fathers/mentors journey. … Eriksson Ek had an help to ascertain a career-high with 17 factors. He had 16 factors in 75 video games in 2017-18.


Flames: At Chicago on Tuesday evening.

Wild: At Calgary on Thursday evening.


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Mike Cook dinner, The Related Press

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