GAME RECAP

 

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.

MICHAEL RUSSO