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Wild-Colorado game recap

  • November 18, 2011 - 12:24 AM

 

STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS

1. Niklas Backstrom, Wild: Made 27 saves for his 24th career shutout and second of the season.

2. Nate Prosser, Wild: Rookie defenseman was steady, stood up at the blue line, was outstanding with gap control and moved the puck well.

3. Clayton Stoner, Wild: Playing hurt, he was physical, joined the attack, transitioned the puck quickly and broke up several plays.

BY THE NUMBERS

25 Points in 19 games for the Wild -- tied for best start in team history.

MICHAEL RUSSO

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