STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS
1. Nikolai Knyzhov: The defenseman's first NHL goal stood up as the game-winner.
2. Tomas Hertl, Sharks: The center assisted on two goals.
3. Brent Burns, Sharks: The defenseman also had two assists.
BY THE NUMBERS
1 Goal by rookie Kirill Kaprizov, his team-leading 12th.
2 Unsuccessful power plays for the Wild.
8 Consecutive games in which the Wild has been outshot.