star tribune's three staRS

1. Devan Dubnyk, Wild: In his 199th NHL game, made 35 saves.

2. Thomas Vanek, Wild: First game-winning goal with Minnesota, four hits, solid defensively.

3. Mikael Granlund, Wild: Third two-assist game of the season, and first points in three games since returning from wrist surgery.

By the numbers

7 Goals in the past seven games for Zach Parise.

38 Points for Parise (tied for team lead with Jason Pominville in seven fewer games).

2 Three-game Western Canadian sweeps by the Wild in 12 all-time tries.

3 Wild wins in a row in Vancouver after going 0-9-2 there.