STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS
1. Alex Goligoski, Dallas: The former Gopher assisted on two first-period goals, blocked two shots and played a team-high 24:38.
2. Jamie Benn, Dallas: Had an assist, delivered four hits and won seven of nine faceoffs.
3. Kari Lehtonen, Dallas: Stopped 18 shots for his second shutout of the season.
By the numbers
9 Shots on goal for the Wild through two periods
14 Penalty minutes for the Wild through two periods
14 Consecutive unsuccessful power plays for the Wild, which was 0-for-2 Tuesday