GAME RECAP

 

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.

MICHAEL RUSSO