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.