Today the National Hockey League announced their Three Stars of the Week for the week of January 6th through 12th.
First Star – Andrei Vasilevskiy (G, Tampa Bay Lightning)
- Vasilevskiy would go a perfect three for three for the Lightning this past week as Tampa embarked on a 10 game winning streak. Vasilevskiy would record two shutouts with a 0.67 GAA, and a .972 save percentage in his perfect week. He would start the week with a 21 save performance against Vancouver in a 9-2 win on Jan. 7th. The on Jan. 9th, Vasilevskiy would pitch a 25 save shutout over Arizona, and then complete the week with a 23 save shutout performance against Philadelphia on Jan. 11th.
Second Star – Tony DeAngleo (D, New York Rangers)
- DeAngelo would lead all scorers for the week with three goal and four assists for seven points. DeAngelo would start the week with a two assist performance on Jan. 7th versus Colorado. Then on Jan. 9th he would record his first career NHL hat trick and career high five points (3g, 2a) against New Jersey.
Third Star – Cam Talbot (G, Calgary Flames)
- Talbot would a go a perfect 3-0-0 for the week for the Flames, and he would record a 1.67 GAA, and a .953 save percentage for the week. Talbot would start the week with a 31 save 2-1 victory over Chicago on Jan. 7th, and then would follow it with a 42 save 2-1 victory over Minnesota on Jan. 9th. Then to close out the week he would make 29 saves on Jan. 12th to defeat Edmonton 4-3.
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