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GAME RECAP

STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS

1. Eric Staal, Wild: The center scored his first goal in 10 games.

2. Jonathan Quick, Kings: The goaltender was impressive amid 40 saves.

3. Alex Stalock, Wild: The backup posted 31 stops.

BY THE NUMBERS

2 Goals by winger Nino Niederreiter in his past three games. He has a three-game point streak, tying his season best.

3 Wins this season for the Wild against the Kings.

14 First-period shots by the Wild.

SARAH MCLELLAN