Minnesota Wild defeat Calgary Flames, 2-1

CALGARY, ALBERTA — There were so many kids running around in Wild jerseys Thursday night, it looked like Romper Room.

With six regulars out of the lineup, the Wild got even more of a Houston Aeros look when defenseman Maxim Noreau became the eighth Wild youngster to make his NHL debut this season and team-record 40th player to slip on a Wild sweater.

Still with makeshift lines and a patchwork lineup, the Wild gutted out a 2-1 shootout victory in the Calgary Flames' h...