STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS
1. P.K. Subban, Canadiens: Became the first defenseman to get a hat trick against the Wild and third defenseman to get four points.
2. Benoit Pouliot, Canadiens: In his first game against the team that drafted him fourth overall in 2005, he had a career-high three points.
3. Ryan White, Canadiens: Had a "Gordie Howe" hat trick with his first NHL goal, an assist and a fight.
BY THE NUMBERS
4.81 Goals-against average, .858 save percentage in five games for Jose Theodore against Montreal.
1 Penalty shot goal on one penalty shot attempt for Mikko Koivu, who has 22 shootout goals.