Star Tribune’s Three Stars

1. Braden Holtby, Capitals: Holtby racked up 30 saves to improve to 8-2 against the Wild in his career.

2. T.J. Oshie, Capitals: He opened the scoring on a power play before helping set up the winner.

3. Alex Stalock, Wild: He totaled 40 saves in his first start since Oct. 31.

By the numbers

6 Consecutive wins by the Capitals over the Wild.

1 Goal by winger Nino Niederreiter, extending his point streak to five games and goal streak to three games.