STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS
1. David Backes, Blues: Former Spring Lake Park standout had a goal and an assist.
2. Alex Pietrangelo, Blues: High-scoring defenseman had a goal and an assist and had four shots.
3. Andrew Brunette, Wild: Had three assists to give him 700, 701 and 702 in his career.
BY THE NUMBERS
8 Points for Brunette, Mikko Koivu and Antti Miettinen.
-3 For Kyle Brodziak, Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Martin Havlat and Jared Spurgeon.
1,000 Blocked shots in his career for Wild defenseman Greg Zanon.