STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS
1. Mikko Koivu, Wild: Goal and two assists for 88th career multi-point game and won 12 of 18 faceoffs.
2. Jared Spurgeon, Wild: Third consecutive strong game. Goal and assist, plus-3.
3. Charlie Coyle, Wild: Rookie's first career multipoint game (1 goal, 1 assist).
BY THE NUMBERS
9 Seconds into the third period that Koivu scored, which tied a team record for fastest to open a period
17-0 Niklas Backstrom's home record vs. Edmonton (24-3-1 overall)
23:35 Oilers span without a shot at one point
0 Shots allowed by the Wild in second period (third time in history)