Star Tribune’s Three Stars
1. Alex Ovechkin, Washington: Russian superstar contributed a goal and three assists.
2. Tom Wilson, Washington: The 23-year-old had two goals and an assist.
3. Nino Niederreiter, Wild: Scored his team’s first goal, the 100th of his career.
By the numbers
900 Career NHL games for Wild captain Mikko Koivu, all with Minnesota.
13 Consecutive home games where the Wild secured at least a point before Thursday’s regulation loss.