Star Tribune's Three Stars
1. Matt Duchene, Avalanche: Flying all night, had two assists, three shots and won 10 of 15 faceoffs.
2. Zach Parise, Wild: Followed a three-point game and winning goal against Anaheim with two goals, two assists and nine shots.
3. Jamie McGinn, Avalanche: Four hits (gargantuan one on Nate Prosser), fought Prosser, three shots and an assist.
By the numbers
32-14-6 Wild record in its past 52 against the Avs; 13-3-3 in its past 19 in Denver.
9-4-1 Wild's record in January