STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS
1. Justin Fontaine, Wild: Brushed off a high hit in the third period to set up Thomas Vanek’s 20th goal one shift later.
2. Matt Dumba, Wild: Scored his eighth goal (third among NHL rookie defensemen) and drew a penalty.
3. Jonas Brodin, Wild: Assist and plus-3 (tied for third among NHL defensemen with a plus-22).
By the NUMBERS
30 Goals for Zach Parise (fourth 30-goal scorer in Wild history)
26 Goals combined from Wild defensemen Dumba, Jared Spurgeon and Marco Scandella.
2 Opposing goalies pulled in past two home games (Brian Elliott, Kari Ramo).
100 Goals, 56 against (plus-44 differential) for the Wild in 33 Devan Dubnyk starts.