STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS
1. Linus Ullmark, Sabres: The Swedish netminder looked like Dominik Hasek with 28 saves.
2. Brian Gionta, Sabres: Veteran captain scored a goal and had an assist.
3. Erik Haula, Wild: Solid on two penalty kills and a shorthanded assist.
BY THE NUMBERS
4 Consecutive games with one power play for the Wild (on a too-many-men penalty).
4 Shorthanded goals by the Wild this season after Ryan Suter’s on Tuesday, the team’s first since Nov. 10.
2 Career shorthanded goals by Suter.
3 First-period goals allowed by the Wild after allowing three in the past 11 first periods.