STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS
1. Brian Elliott, Blues: Starting again for the injured Jake Allen, he made 38 saves.
2. Vladimir Tarasenko, Blues: Scored a power-play goal and basically set up Paul Stastny’s goal.
3. Zach Parise, Wild: In a major slump, he assisted on Matt Dumba’s goal and had seven shots.
By the numbers
3 Power-play goals allowed, the 16th time in Wild history.
14 Shots by Parise and Jason Pominville (no goals).
24 Second-period shots for the Wild tied the team record for shots in a period (set road record).