STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS
1. Jamie Oleksiak, Stars: Scratched in 12 of the past 15 games, he scored his second goal in 84 career games and had a fight.
2. Nino Niederreiter, Wild: Scored a power-play goal and assisted on Erik Haula’s OT-forcing goal.
3. Julius Honka, Stars: In his NHL debut, he assisted on Brett Ritchie’s goal and had five shots.
By the numbers
5 Oleksiak points against the Wild out of 13 career points.
400 Career assists for Mikko Koivu, (first all-time on Wild).