Star Tribune’s Three Stars

1. Zach Parise, Wild: Scored two goals in the third, including the tying goal, and had eight shots.

2. Gustav Nyquist, Red Wings: Scored his fifth goal in five games against the Wild, had an assist and a shootout goal.

3. Thomas Vanek, Wild: Scored a beautiful third-period goal, had an assist and six shots.


By the numbers

8 Times in 46 games the Wild’s starting goalie has been pulled

4 Consecutive games with a goal for Parise and a point for Mikko Koivu

14 Games without an even-strength point for Vanek until Tuesday.

2-2-3 The Wild’s record in the second game of a back-to-back.

7-2-4 Detroit’s s record vs. teams that played the night before