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NHL Names Varlamov, Oshie, Koivu 'Three Stars'

Dec 21, 2015 3:59 PM

Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov, Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie and Wild center Mikko Koivu have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Dec. 20.

FIRST STAR – SEMYON VARLAMOV, G, AVALANCHE

Varlamov went 3-0-0 with a 0.67 goals-against average, .981 save percentage and one shutout to help the Avalanche (17-16-1, 35 points) extend their winning streak to five games, their longest such run since March 25 – April 5, 2014 (6-0-0). 

SECOND STAR – T.J. OSHIE, RW, CAPITALS

Oshie paced the NHL with five goals and shared the League lead with eight points as the Capitals (24-6-2, 50 points) won all four of their games to move into first place in the overall standings.

THIRD STAR – MIKKO KOIVU, C, WILD

Koivu tied for first in the NHL with 3-5—8 in three games to lift the Wild (17-8-6, 40 points) to a pair of wins. 

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NHL Names Kane, Holtby, Duchene 'Three Stars' For November

Dec 1, 2015 2:49 PM

Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane, Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby and Avalanche center Matt Duchenehave been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the month of November.


FIRST STAR – PATRICK KANE, RW, BLACKHAWKS

Kane led the NHL with 15 assists and 23 points, registering at least one point in all 13 November games to guide the Blackhawks (13-8-3, 29 points) to a 7-3-3 month and third place in the Central Division. In doing so, Kane extended his point streak to 19 games dating to Oct. 17 (11-20—31), the longest such streak by a U.S.-born player in NHL history.

SECOND STAR – BRADEN HOLTBY, G, CAPITALS

Holtby went 9-2-0 with a 1.99 goals-against average, .927 save percentage and one shutout to pace the NHL in wins and backstop the Capitals (17-5-1, 35 points) to a 9-3-1 month and second place in the Metropolitan Division. 

THIRD STAR – MATT DUCHENE, C, AVALANCHE

Duchene paced the NHL with 11 goals and ranked second with 20 points in 14 games to power the Avalanche (9-14-1, 19 points) to a 6-8-0 November. 

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