Backstrom made his first start in 2011 after missing nine games with a sore hip. He had his second shutout of the season and the 21st of his five-year career.
Havlat scored 3:25 into the game and he wrapped up the Wild's offense by tipping in a shot with 2:52 to go in the third.
All six goals were surrendered by Miikka Kiprusoff on 24 shots. The Flames have lost six out of eight.