GAME RECAP

 

STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS

1. Evgeni Malkin, Penguins: Put on a show with two goals and two assists.

2. Kris Letang, Penguins: Defenseman had pair of assists.

3. Mikko Koivu, Wild: Scored the Wild’s first 5-on-3 goal in six tries this season.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

3 Wild players to make NHL debut in the past five games (Michael Keranen, Kurtis Gabriel, Christoph Bertschy)

6 Career-high point streak, in games, for Jared Spurgeon, who had a goal

13 Goal drought, in games, ended by Mikael Granlund

MICHAEL RUSSO