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Sean Monahan scores shootout winner, Flames beat Wild 3-2

  • Calgary Flames' Mikael Backlund, left, from Sweden, celebrates his goal with Matthew Tkachuk, against the Minnesota Wild during first-period NHL hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Calgary Flames' Mikael Backlund, left, from Sweden, celebrates his goal with Matthew Tkachuk, against the Minnesota Wild during first-period NHL hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Calgary Flames' goalie Chad Johnson, left, makes a save against Minnesota Wild's Jason Pominville during first-period NHL hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Calgary Flames' goalie Chad Johnson, left, makes a save against Minnesota Wild's Jason Pominville during first-period NHL hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Minnesota Wild's Chris Stewart, right, checks Calgary Flames' Jyrki Jokipakka, from Finland, during second-period NHL hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Minnesota Wild's Chris Stewart, right, checks Calgary Flames' Jyrki Jokipakka, from Finland, during second-period NHL hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Sean Monahan scored the shootout winner in the Calgary Flames' 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.

Monahan waited out Devan Dubnyk before snapping a shot over the goalie's right pad. Calgary's Chad Johnson then stopped Charlie Coyle's attempt at the other end to seal the victory.

Kris Versteeg scored in regulation and the shootout, and Mikael Backlund also scored in regulation for the Flames. They have won two straight and are 4-1-1 in their last six to improve to 12-13-2.

Johnson made 26 saves for his second straight victory and fifth in his last six starts.

Chris Stewart and Mikko Koivu scored for Minnesota, and Dubnyk made 30 saves The Wild are 0-1-2 in their last three to drop to 11-8-4.