Star Tribune’s Three Stars

1. Dustin Brown, Kings: The winger scored an eye-popping four goals.

2. Mikko Koivu, Wild: The captain recorded three assists.

3. Tanner Pearson, Kings: The winger had two assists.

By the numbers

4 Penalties by the Wild in the second period.

14 Shots for the Kings in the second period compared to four for the Wild.

41 Goals for center Eric Staal, who’s one goal shy of Marian Gaborik’s record for the most in a season in Wild history.