C Mike Cammalleri has 13 points (8-5=13) in 24 games against Minnesota. G Miikka Kiprusoff is 29-15-6 with a 2.01 GAA, a .923 SV% and four shutouts in 50 games (49 starts). His 29 wins and 50 appearances are the most by any
goaltender against the Wild.
|Tonight the Flames will tip their hat to the military, as it is Canadian Forces Appreciation Night at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Wild will wear its WHITE sweaters tonight.
|Jason Pominville has two goals and two assists in his last four games for Minnesota, including a two-point game against Columbus on Saturday.
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|Things will shift around with Cullen returning to the lineup:
Coyle – Koivu – Parise
Pominville – Brodziak – Bouchard
Zucker – Cullen – Setoguchi
Clutterbuck – Mitchell – Rupp
D-pairing will be the same as last game:
Brodin – Suter
Clark – Spurgeon
Gilbert – Stoner
Backstrom will go for his ninth straight start. He sports a 1.24 GAA and a .948 SV% over his last four games.
|."(Cullen) is good to go and that's good for us.
- Yeo on Cullen returning to the lineup
|Forward Mikael Granlund and defensemen Justin Falk and Nate Prosser will be tonight's healthy scratches.
Konopka didn’t make the trip with a lower-body injury. Dany Heatley is out for the rest of the season following arthroscopic shoulder surgery on Tuesday. Josh Harding is on Injured Reserve as he continues treatment for multiple sclerosis.
|RW Tim Jackman played at Park Center High School and spent two seasons at Minnesota State University, Mankato (2000-02). Former St. Cloud State standout and Little Falls native Ben Hanowski is expected to make his NHL debut tonight.||Jason Pominville has scored against every NHL team except Calgary. Let’s end that tonight.
|Wild at Calgary will be broadcast locally in high definition on FOX Sports North-Plus with a start time of 8 p.m. Find the viewing guide, here. The game can be heard on KFAN 100.3 FM or online at Wild.com. FSN+ can be found here
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