STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS
1. Dany Heatley, Wild: Registered his 61st two-goal game and seventh game with two power-play goals on five shots.
2. Zach Parise, Wild: In his debut, the Minneapolis native posted his 36th two-assist game and had eight shots.
3. Semyon Varlamov, Colorado: Goalie made some brilliant saves -- 31 in all -- to keep it from being a whole lot worse.
BY THE NUMBERS
138 Career power-play goals for Heatley (first in NHL since 2001).
351 Career goals for Heatley.
11-0-1 Wild in home openers.