Today the National Hockey League announced their Three Stars of the Week for the week of October 2nd through 6th.
First Star – Nathan MacKinnon (C, Colorado Avalanche)
- MacKinnon would share the lead with three goals and five assists for eight points in three games played. MacKinnon would also record multi point games in all three games he appeared in as well. On Dec. 31st MacKinnon would score a pair of goals against Winnipeg. Then on Jan. 2nd he would score a goal and three assists against St. Louis, and would close out the week with a pair of assists against New Jersey on Jan. 4th.
Second Star – Mark Scheifele (C, Winnipeg Jets)
- Scheifele would also register three goals and five assists for eight points in three games played. Scheifele would start the week with a four point (1g, 3a) night against Colorado on Dec. 31st. Then on Jan. 2nd he would register a goal and an assist against Toronto, and again on Jan. 4th against Minnesota to close the week.
Third Star – Zach Werenski (D, Columbus Blue Jackets)
- Werenski would score five of the eight goals Columbus scored for the week. Werenski would start the week with his first career hat trick on Dec. 31st against Florida, and then would close out the week with a two goal game against San Jose on Jan. 4th.
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