Star Tribune’s Three Stars
1. Marian Gaborik, Kings: The Wild’s all-time leader in goals scored twice, including the 400th of his career.
2. Anze Kopitar, Kings: Kopitar set up both of Gaborik’s goals to reach the 500-assist plateau and also scored an empty-net goal.
3. Drew Doughty, Kings: Doughty played a team-high 25:49, while adding three assists.
BY THE NUMBERS
4 Third-period goals by the Kings.
3 Consecutive losses on the road for the Wild.
6 Points for Charlie Coyle in the eight games since he returned from a fracture of his right fibula.
11 Saves for Devan Dubnyk in the first period.