STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS
1. Josh Harding, Wild: One game after being chased in Chicago, he rebounded with a career-high 47 saves.
2. Alex Pietrangelo, Blues: Defenseman had a power-play goal, seven shots and four hits.
3. Justin Falk, Wild: The 6-5 defenseman took Blues captain David Backes out for 19 first-period minutes.
BY THE NUMBERS
87 Shots attempted by St. Louis (49 on net, 29 blocked, 19 missed net).
15 Of Wild's 29 blocked shots, 15 were by by Falk, Clayton Stoner or Jared Spurgeon.
11 Penalty minutes by Stoner.