STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS
1. Marco Scandella, Wild: Scored his first NHL goal and was solid defensively.
2. Niklas Backstrom, Wild: Made 29 saves and was simply sharp.
3. Matt Cullen, Wild: Scored the fastest goal to open a Wild season in history (70 seconds).
BY THE NUMBERS
129 Power-play goals for Heatley (first in NHL since 2001).
59 Winning goals for Heatley (first in the NHL since 2001).