STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS
1. Jeff Carter, Kings: Scored his 22nd goal (second in the NHL) and had two assists.
2. Mikko Koivu, Wild: Scored his third goal in two games and had an assist.
3. Drew Doughty, Kings: Assisted on two goals.
By the NUMBERS
22 Points, including 10 goals, in the past 21 games for Koivu.
2 Goals in 18 Kings games for ex-Wild star Marian Gaborik, who scored in the second period.
9 Consecutive road games with a point for the Wild, tied for the second-longest streak in team history.
16 Consecutive games without a goal for Jason Pominville, tied for the third-longest drought of his career.
5 Hits by Kurtis Gabriel, a career high.