Kings center Jeff Carter, Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens and Islanders center Frans Nielsen have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Oct. 26.
FIRST STAR – JEFF CARTER, C, LOS ANGELES KINGS
Carter tied for the League lead with six points (2-4—6) in two outings to help the Kings (6-1-1, 13 points) complete a perfect six-game homestand for the first time in franchise history.
SECOND STAR – BEN SCRIVENS, G, EDMONTON OILERS
Scrivens posted a 3-0-0 record with a 2.33 goals-against average and .920 save percentage to lead the Oilers (3-4-1, 7 points) to their first three-game winning streak since Jan. 26-29.
THIRD STAR – FRANS NIELSEN, C, NEW YORK ISLANDERS
Nielsen tied for the League lead with four goals in three games to power the Islanders (6-2-0, 12 points) to a pair of victories, helping the team match its best eight-game start in the last 31 years (2001-02: 6-0-1-1).