GAME RECAP

 

STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS

 

1. David Backes, Blues: Blaine native scored the Blues’ first and last goals, getting the OT winner.

2 Jason Zucker, Wild: First-period goal extended his point streak to a career-high six games.

3. Jake Allen, Blues: Stopped 29 of 31 Wild shots, giving up only two first-period goals.

 

By the Numbers

200 NHL games for Wild forward Charlie Coyle.

6 Point streak for Wild winger Thomas Vanek, who set up Erik Haula’s goal.

RACHEL BLOUNT