A look at the three stars and key players in Tuesday's game:
1. Chris Neil, Ottawa: Scored one goal, had one assist and had eight hits. The Wild had no answer.
2. Niklas Backstrom, Wild: OK, discount the awful shootout. He made 41 saves through 65 minutes.
3. Peter Regin, Senators: Back from injury, he had two assists, five shots and won 10 of 17 faceoffs.
12-25 Backstrom's shootout record.
.568 Backstrom's shootout save percentage (worst in NHL, minimum 68 shots).
1 Point for former Senator Dany Heatley in his first game in Ottawa as a Wild player.
6 Game-high blocked shots for Wild defenseman Nick Schultz.
|Chicago Cubs - LP: E. Jackson||2||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - WP: V. Mazzaro||4|
|Baltimore - LP: K. Gausman||6||FINAL|
|Toronto - WP: B. Morrow||12|
|Cleveland - WP: Z. McAllister||12||FINAL|
|Boston - LP: R. Dempster||3|
|Minnesota - LP: J. Burton||6||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: J. Benoit||7|
|LA Angels - WP: J. Blanton||5||FINAL|
|Kansas City - LP: E. Santana||4|