STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS
1. Kyle Okposo, Islanders: One goal, one assist, tremendous killing off the Wild's major power play.
2. Frans Nielsen, Islanders: Three assists for one of the NHL's most underrated players.
3. Al Montoya, Islanders: Late-blooming former University of Michigan goalie made 33 saves.
BY THE NUMBERS
56 Times in 64 games the Wild has been outshot (30-22-4).
0 Goals in seven games for Marek Zidlicky since returning from injury.
5-7-1 The Wild against the East this season.