STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS
1. Nicklas Lidstrom, Red Wings: Ageless future Hall of Famer scored a goal and was spotless as usual.
2. Tomas Holmstrom, Red Wings: Scored winning goal by outwaiting, then deking diving defenseman Brent Burns.
3. Brad Staubitz, Wild: Registered his first career multipoint game with a goal (third in eight games) and assist.
BY THE NUMBERS
4 Players to make NHL debut with Wild this season (Carson McMillan was the latest on Sunday).
979 Games played by the Wild's six defensemen Sunday. Lidstrom has 1,491 in his career.
5-FOR-69 The Wild's power play all-time at Joe Louis Arena. It was 0-for-5 on Sunday.