STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS
1. Jake Allen, Blues: Three of his 19 saves were on Jason Zucker, Eric Staal and Zach Parise breakaways.
2. Nail Yakupov, Blues: Recently acquired Oilers former No. 1 overall pick had a goal and an assist in his first home game.
3. Ryan Suter, Wild: In an individual effort, scored his first goal of the season unassisted.
By the NUMBERS
32 Shots of the Wild’s 50 that were blocked or missed the net.
0-for-5 Wild on the power play.
9-5-2 Wild’s record in season openers.
1-4-1 Wild’s record in openers on the road.