Today the National Hockey League announced their Three Stars of the Week for the week of March 13th through 19th.
First Star – Mika Zibanejad (C – NYR)
- Mika Zibanejad would record multi-point games in all four games played for the New York Rangers as he would produce five goals and four assists for nine points. To kick off the week Zibanejad would record two goals in a 5-3 victory over Washington on March 14th, and then on March 16th he would record a goal and an assist in a 4-2 victory over Pittsburgh. On March 18th against he would also record a goal and two assists against Pittsburgh in a 6-0 victory. Then to close out the week Zibanejad would record a goal and an assist in a 7-0 victory over Nashville on March 19th.
Second Star – Cale Makar (D – COL)
- Cale Makar would record a goal and eight assists for nine points in four games played for the Colorado Avalanche, and to start off the week Makar would record three assists in an 8-4 victory over Montreal on March 13th. Then on March 15th he would record an assist in a 2-1 shootout victory over Toronto, and then he would record a goal and an assist in a 5-4 victory over Ottawa on March 16th. To close out the week Makar would record three assists in a 5-1 victory over Detroit on March 18th.
Third Star – Jeremy Swayman (G – BOS)
- Jeremy Swayman would go a perfect 2-0-0 with a 1.00 save percentage and a 0.00 goals against average as he would stop all 62 shots faced to record his two shutouts. To open up his week, Swayman would make 36 saves in a 3-0 victory over Winnipeg on March 16th. Then on March 19th to close out the week Swayman would make 26 saves in a 7-0 victory over Buffalo.
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