Game 6 recap

Star Tribune’s three stars

1. Zach Parise, Wild: Scored two goals, including the winner, and had two assists for a career-high four points.

2. Ryan O’Reilly, Avalanche: Assisted on two goals and had four shots.

3. Nino Niederreiter, Wild: Impressive effort all night and had three shots and three hits.

Turning point

After the Wild coughed up a 2-0 first-period lead on goals by Paul Stastny and Nick Holden, Parise scored his second goal of the game with 6 minutes, 29 seconds left.

By the numbers

2 Assists each for Ryan Suter and Mikko Koivu.

6 Games in Parise’s point streak. He has a team-high 10 points.

2-0 The Wild’s record in Game 7s, both in 2003.