But if Jarome Iginla did see who squirted him with water from the Wild bench during the third period of the Calgary Flames' 5-2 victory at the Xcel Energy Center, he wasn't telling. "I honestly didn't see," the Flames captain said with a grin while talking about the incident that took place after he scored his team's fifth goal 8:26 into the final frame. "It was all just part of the game. Someone was saying something to me all shift, I was fortunate to score on the same shift as someone was yelling at me the whole time. "It was just one of those fun moments where I gave him a wink or something, and he didn't like it." Iginla didn't like being denied twice on one-timers in tight by Minnesota Wild netminder Josh Harding, but he made good on his final opportunity by pulling around defender Justin Falk and getting his stick on Curtis Glencross' great pass to pile on the Wild. The water squirt was worth it. AGAINST THE GLASS Nice night for Flames defenceman T.J. Brodie, who just keeps improving. The 21-year-old scored his first NHL goal with a nice little move near the net, unleashing a quick backhander through Niklas Backstrom's legs. He also proved capable of safe defending, making a nice breakup on a one-on-one with Colton Gillies ... Credit Flames winger Curtis Glencross for trying to avoid a penalty even as Wild defenceman Clayton Stoner was mashing his face during a scrum in the first period. Glencross learned his lesson after a selfish slash that contributed to a loss in Detroit ... C Mikael Backlund finally earned his first assist of the season in his eighth game played. He sprung Lee Stempniak for a go-ahead goal in the first period ... Speaking of Stempniak, he looks like about to go on one of his hot streaks. He made another beautiful outside-in move on a defender and wired a perfect shot to give the Flames the 2-1 lead in the opening frame of Sunday's win.
Flames' Iginla teaches that little squirt
Calgary Sun | Nov 28