Today the National Hockey League announced their Three Stars of the Week for the week of November 21st through 27th.
First Star – Jason Robertson (LW – DAL)
- In four games played for the Dallas Stars, Jason Robertson would record six goals and two assists for eight points. To open the week Robertson would score two goals in a 3-2 shootout loss to Colorado on Nov. 21st, and then on Nov. 23rd against Chicago he would score two more goals in a 6-4 victory. Then on Nov. 25th he would record two goals and an assist in a 5-4 overtime loss to Winnipeg, and to close out the week Robertson would record an assist in a 4-1 loss to Colorado on Nov. 26th.
Second Star – Josh Morrissey (D – WIN)
- Josh Morrissey would lead all defensemen in the NHL with three goals and four assists for seven points in four games for the Winnipeg Jets. Morrissey would open the week with his first career multi-goal game as he would record two goals in a 4-3 overtime victory over Carolina on Nov. 21st, and then on Nov. 23rd he would record an assist in a 6-1 loss to Minnesota. Then on Nov. 25th he would score his second overtime winner of the week in a 5-4 victory over Dallas, and to close out the week Morrissey would record three assists in a 7-2 victory over Chicago on Nov. 27th.
Third Star – Ilya Sorokin (G – NYI)
- Ilya Sorokin would backstop the New York Islanders to a 3-0-0 record in the three games that he played. Sorokin would record a 1.32 goals against average with a .963 save percentage, and one shutout during the week. To open the week he would make 30 saves in a 3-2 overtime victory over Toronto on Nov. 21st, and then on Nov. 23rd he would make 49 saves in a 3-0 victory over Edmonton. Then to close out the week Sorokin would make 24 saves in a 3-2 victory over Columbus on Nov. 25th.
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