STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS
1. Johnny Boychuk, Islanders: Defenseman scored a goal, was plus-2, had five shots, five hits and six blocked shots.
2. John Tavares, Islanders: Superstar captain scored two goals, had an assist and won nine of 15 faceoffs.
3. Zach Parise, Wild: Had his 44th career multi-goal game and his third career 10-shot game.
BY THE NUMBERS
20, 44 Goals and points in 48 games vs. the Islanders for Parise, his highest totals vs. any team.
3:08 Time that it took for the Wild’s 1-0 lead to turn into a 3-1 Islanders lead.
23 Blocked shots for the Islanders, to 11 for the Wild.