STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS
1. Kyle Okposo, Islanders: The former Gopher was dominant, especially in the third period, with two goals, including the winner, 1:59 apart. He also had an assist and six shots.
2. Thomas Hickey, Islanders: First Isles defenseman with three points (goal, two assists) and plus-4 in almost 15 years.
3. Mikko Koivu, Wild: The captain had his 99th career multi-point game (two assists), five shots and four takeaways and won 19 of 27 faceoffs.
BY THE NUMBERS
1 Goal, plus two shots, one hit, minus-1 and one penalty for former Wild forward Cal Clutterbuck.
1 Goal, plus one assist, two shots, four hits, plus-1 for former Islanders forward Nino Niederreiter.