Star Tribune’s Three Stars

1. Alex Pietrangelo, Blues: St. Louis defenseman and team captain logged 27:42 of ice time, assisted on the game-winning goal.

2. Charlie Coyle, Wild: Rugged winger ramped up his physical game, racking up five hits.

3. Jaden Schwartz, Blues: Winger scored the game-winning goal with 2:27 left, in a 4-on-4 situation.

By the numbers

3 Goals in 18 playoff games by Blues defenseman Joel Edmundson. He has four in 136 regular-season games.

187 5-on-5 goals by the Wild this season, most in the NHL. They have none in the series.

13-18 Wild record in home playoff games.

the QUoTE

“We need to find a way to score more GOALS.’’

Wild winger Jason Pominville.

Chris Miller