STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS
1. Eric Staal, Wild: Scored a go-ahead goal, his first with the Wild, in the second period, had three shots and three hits.
2. Chris Stewart, Wild: His fourth career Gordie Howe hat trick (goal, assist and fight) and first since 2010.
3. Dustin Byfuglien, Jets: Two assists, plus-2, two hits.
BY THE NUMBERS
300 Games for Devan Dubnyk.
14-0-2 Wild record in home openers.
26 Goals, and 60 points, in 64 games for Staal vs. Atlanta/Winnipeg.