STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS
1. Marco Scandella, Wild: Defenseman logged a career-high 31:11 and had four shots. Said coach Mike Yeo, "He was a horse."
2. Tom Gilbert, Wild: Defenseman logged a game-high 31:36, was plus-2 and blocked six shots.
3. Matt Cullen, Wild: Assisted on Steven Kampfer's first goal as a Wild and won 12 of 21 faceoffs.
BY THE NUMBERS
27 career shootout goals for Erik Christensen (fifth in the NHL)
6-for-33 in Dany Heatley's shootout career (winner)