Star Tribune’s three stars
1. Nino Niederreiter, Wild: Scored his eighth goal of the season, set up the winning goal.
2. Devan Dubnyk, Wild: Gave up one goal for the second consecutive game.
3. Erik Haula, Wild: Got his first goal since Nov. 10 and his first assist since Nov. 14.
By the numbers
1-5 Wild’s record in past six New Year’s Eve games.
5 Points for the Niederreiter-Haula-Justin Fontaine line.