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.