FLAMES 2, WILD 0

Penticton Herald - - SCOREBOARD -

CAL­GARY — Mike Smith posted a 31-save shutout for the Cal­gary Flames in a 2-0 win over the vis­it­ing Min­nesota Wild on Thurs­day.

Cal­gary’s goal­tender earned his sec­ond shutout of the sea­son and im­proved to 5-0 in his last five games.

Elias Lind­holm scored twice for his 14th goal and 15th goals of the sea­son.

The Swede has 32 points in 29 games in his first sea­son as a Flame. His ca­reer-high is 17 goals for the Carolina Hur­ri­canes in 2014-15.

Johnny Gau­dreau and Cal­gary cap­tain Mark Gior­dano as­sisted on both Lind­holm goals.

Wild goalie Alex Stalock stopped 18 shots in the loss.

Min­nesota (15-11-2) dropped to 1-2 on a road trip in which the Wild faces five dif­fer­ent Cana­dian teams in a row for the first time in fran­chise his­tory. Min­nesota is in Ed­mon­ton tonight.

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