Mikko Koivu had a goal and two assists for the Minnesota Wild, who opened up a home-and-home series by beating the Calgary Flames 3-1 victory on Saturday night.
Patrick Sharp and Kris Versteeg scored 19 second apart in a three-goal first period and the Chicago Blackhawks grabbed control early and beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 on Saturday night to take a 3-2 series lead.
Daymond Langkow and Dion Phaneuf scored 41 seconds apart in the third period and the Flames rallied to beat the Canucks 3-2 on Tuesday night, moving into first in the Northwest Division.
Kings, Flames exchange centers
Jarome Iginla scored two goals and the Calgary Flames held off the Anaheim Mighty Ducks 3-2 on Saturday night to take a 3-2 lead in the first-round Western Conference series.