Star Tribune’s Three Stars

1. Jaden Schwartz, Blues: Extended his point streak to six games with a goal and assist.

2. T.J. Oshie, Blues: U.S. Olympic hopeful scored the winning goal, took three shots and blocked three shots.

3. Brian Elliott, Blues: Improved to 10-1-2 with 24 saves. Also had an assist.


By the numbers

5-12-1 Wild’s record the past 18 games.

13-0-1 Blues’ record against the Central Division (shootout loss vs. Winnipeg on Oct. 18).

5-5 Wild’s all-time New Year’s Eve record.