Today the National Hockey League announced their Three Stars of the Week for the week of December 2nd through 8th.
First Star – John Carlson (D, Washington Capitals)
- Carlson would register six points (3g, 3a ) in three games played, and two of Carlson’s goals would be game winners for the Capitals.On Dec. 3rd in San Jose Carlson would record his sixth three point game (1g, 2a) in the Capitals 5-2 victory. Then in Los Angeles on Dec. 4th he would score two goals, including his second game winner of the week, in a 3-1 victory. Then on Dec. 6th, Carlson would close out the week in Anaheim with an assist in the Capitals 3-2 victory.
Second Star – Tristan Jarry (G, Pittsburgh Penguins)
- In two games played this past week, Jarry would be lights out for the Penguins as he would stop all 61 shots faced to record two shutouts for the week. Jarry made 28 saves in a 3-0 victory over St. Louis on Dec. 4th, and then on Dec. 6th would record a 33 save shutout to defeat Arizona.
Third Star – Jack Eichel (C, Buffalo Sabres)
- Eichel would lead the NHL with seven points (2g, 5a) in four games played to extend his personal point streak to a career high 13 games (10g, 13a, 23p). On Dec. 2nd against New Jersey Eichel would record a goal and two assists in the Sabres 7-1 victory. Then on Dec. 5th he would tally a goal in Calgary, and on Dec. 7th in Vancouver would pick up two assists. On Dec. 8th Eichel would pick up an assist against Edmonton to cap off the week.
*All Graphics courtesy of the NHL.
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