STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS

1. Sidney Crosby, Penguins: Struggling star had a goal and an assist.

2. Patric Hornqvist, Penguins: Thirty-one seconds after the Wild cut the deficit to 2-1, he scored on the power play.

3. Matt Murray, Penguins: Rookie goalie won his second NHL game with 25 saves.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

3 Minor penalties in four games for Jared Spurgeon after one in the first 30.

3 Goals in the past six games for Jason Zucker.

 

MICHAEL RUSSO