Star Tribune’s three stars
1. Jonas Brodin, Wild: Skating whiz assisted on Kyle Brodziak’s goal and was scintillating throughout a 27-minute effort.
2. Josh Harding, Wild: Made 22 saves for his third victory in three starts; Has allowed four goals in four games.
3. Jason Pominville, Wild: Has now scored against all 30 teams with his 22nd game-winning goal and 93rd in Buffalo.
By the numbers
28-7-3 The Western Conference’s record vs. the East this season.
5 Points in six games for Brodin; he had 11 in 45 games as a rookie last season.
Plus-5 Rating for Wild linemates Matt Cooke and Kyle Brodziak the past three games. Cooke two goals and three assists in that span.