GAME 5 RECAP

STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS

1. Mikko Koivu, Wild: Captain extended the season with his overtime tally and forced OT when he scored with 3:09 remaining in third period.

2. Ryan Suter, Wild: Had game-winning assist in overtime and played a whopping 32 minutes, 30 seconds.

3. Jared Spurgeon, Wild: Defenseman had a pair of assists including a stretch pass to Nino Niederreiter that gave Minnesota a temporary 3-2 lead less than a minute after Dallas had tied the score.

BY THE NUMBERS

5 Combined goals in the third period: three for Dallas, two for the Wild.

28 Seconds between goals for Dallas in the third period to tie the score and take the lead.

49 Advantage in first period shot attempts for Dallas in the series.

SEAN SHAPIRO