Star Tribune’s three stars
1. Darcy Kuemper, Wild: Improved to 5-1-2 since Dec. 5 with 32 saves for his seventh career shutout.
2. Mikko Koivu, Wild: Assisted on Erik Haula’s shorthanded goal, three shots, plus-2, won 15 of 19 faceoffs.
3. Charlie Coyle, Wild: Went into beast mode with a breakaway goal, four shots, two hits.
By the numbers
12 Run of games without an assist ended by Thomas Vanek.
12 Run of games without a point ended by Jason Pominville.
0-for-25 Wild power-play goal drought that ended on Zach Parise’s goal.
0-for-30 Road power-play goal drought that ended.
4 Consecutive games without a shot for Vanek.