Today the National Hockey League announced their Three Stars of the Week for the week of October 28th through November 3rd.
First Star – Elias Pettersson (C, Vancouver Canucks)
- Pettersson had three goals and six assists for nine points to lead the League in both assists and points for the week, and helped aid the Canucks to a 3-0-1 week. Pettersson would collect three assists against Florida on October 28th, then would register a four point (1g, 3a) night against Los Angeles on October 30th.On November 2nd Pettersson would score a pair of goals against San Jose to finish his week.
Second Star – Jakub Vrana (LW, Washington Capitals)
- Vrana would lead the NHL in goals (5) for the week as the Capitals recorded a perfect week. Vrana picked up an assist against Toronto on October 29th, then on November 1st Vrana would score two goals against Buffalo. Then on November 3rd Vrana would record his first career hat trick against Calgary.
Third Star – Mike Smith (G, Edmonton Oilers)
- Smith would stop 74 out of 76 shots faced in two games played as he would turn aside 23 shots in 4-1 victory over Columbus on October 30th, then on November 2nd Smith would make 51 saves in a 2-1 overtime victory over Pittsburgh.
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