GAME 1 RECAP

STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS

1. Jake Allen, Blues: St. Louis goalie was unbeatable until final minute of regulation, ended with 51 saves.

2. Joel Edmundson, Blues: Defenseman got the game-winner 17:58 into the first overtime.

3. Zach Parise, Wild: Converted great setup from Mikko Koivu to tie game 1-1 with 22.7 seconds left in third period.

By the NUMBERS

2-10 The Wild’s record in opening games of playoff series.

.687 Percentage of playoff series won by the team that wins Game 1 (447-204, according to Elias).

17 Overtime games (out of 64) played by Wild in playoffs. They are 8-9.

the QUoTE

“We’ve been playing unreal on the road.’’

Blues winger David Perron, before the game

Chris Miller