GAME RECAP

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.

MICHAEL RUSSO