GAME RECAP

STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS

1. Charlie Coyle, Wild: Assisted on the game’s first two goals.

2. Ryan Suter, Wild: Assist, six blocked shots.

3. Nino Niederreiter, Wild: Physical, a third-period goal and an assist.

By the numbers

+45 Even-strength goal differential by the Wild (second-best in the NHL).

-79 Even-strength goal differential by Colorado (30th in the NHL).

MICHAEL RUSSO