STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS
1. Kirill Kaprizov, Wild: The rookie opened the scoring on a brilliant individual effort.
2. Cam Talbot, Wild: The goalie made 27 saves in his first game since Feb. 2.
3. Joel Eriksson Ek, Wild: The center scored his team-leading seventh goal.
BY THE NUMBERS
3 Goals by the Wild on three shots in 3 minutes, 3 seconds in the first period.
5 Consecutive wins for the Wild.
100 Career goals for Nick Bjugstad after he scored in the first period to become the 27th all-time and eighth active Minnesota native to reach the plateau.