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NHL: Minnesota 4, Calgary 3

April 16, 2013 at 1:30 AM   |   Comments

CALGARY, Alberta, April 16 (UPI) -- Minnesota's Jason Pominville supplied two goals Monday and the Wild snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over Calgary.

Pominville's second goal 5 minutes into the third period gave Minnesota a 4-1 lead and the Wild turned back a late Flames rally to secure the victory.

Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Mikko Koivu also found the net for Minnesota, which holds the sixth seed in the Western Conference.

Niklas Backstrom earned the victory, turning aside 20-of-23 shots.

Ben Hanowski netted his first career goal while Jiri Hudler and Sven Baertschi also scored for the Flames.

Joey MacDonald made 23 saves in the loss.

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