Star Tribune’s Three Stars

1. Darcy Kuemper, Wild: Made 18 of his 23 saves in the last two periods for his first career shutout and third career victory.

2. Dany Heatley, Wild: Scored 63rd game-winning goal of his career and had an assist.

3. Charlie Coyle, Wild: Was a horse all night and assisted on goals by Heatley and Jason Zucker.


By the numbers

5 Assists in six games vs. Nashville for former Predators player Ryan Suter.

5 Even-strength goals by Nashville in past seven meetings with Minnesota.

8 Points in past eight games for Nino Niederreiter, Sunday’s coming on an assist.