STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS
1. Niklas Backstrom, Wild: With his team going long droughts without shots, he made 23 saves through OT and two more in the shootout.
2. Leland Irving, Flames: Backup, 24, made 23 saves.
3. Ryan Suter, Wild: Was plus-1 and had one assist in 28:08 of ice time.
BY THE NUMBERS
500 Games for Mikko Koivu (28 career shootout goals)
1 Goal for Kyle Brodziak after a career-high 22 last year.