STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS
1. Kari Lehtonen, Stars: Made 24 saves for his 21st career shutout and second vs. the Wild.
2. Matt Hackett, Wild: Made 19 of his 24 saves in the first two periods and stifled the prolific Loui Eriksson-Mike Ribeiro-Michael Ryder line seven times.
3. Jamie Benn, Stars: Star in the making scored the lone goal 3:46 into the third.
BY THE NUMBERS
2 Times in the past 10 games the Wild didn't allow a first-period goal
9 Point streak, in games, ended for Ryder
10 Times in the past 11 games the Wild has given up the first goal