Today the National Hockey League announced their Three Stars of the Week for the week of March 20th through 26th.
First Star – Viktor Arvidsson (RW – LA)
- Viktor Arvidsson would lead the NHL with five goals, and he would tally an additional two assists for seven points in three games played for the Los Angeles Kings. To start the week Arvidsson would a goal and an assist in an 8-2 victory over Calgary on March 20th, and then on March 25th he would record two goals in a 4-1 victory over Winnipeg. Then to close out the week Arvidsson would record two goals and an assist in a 7-6 victory over St. Louis on March 26th.
Second Star – Nick Suzuki (C – MON)
- In three games played for the Montreal Canadiens Nick Suzuki would record two goals and six assists for eight points to lead the NHL. To start of the week Suzuki would record two assists in a 3-2 victory over Tampa Bay on March 21st, and then in a 4-2 loss to Boston on March 23rd he would record a goal and an assist. Then on March 25th Suzuki would record his first career four point outing as he would record a a goal and three assists in an 8-2 victory over Columbus to close out the week.
Third Star – Filip Gustavsson (G – MIN)
- Filip Gustavsson would go a perfect 2-0-0 with a .96 goals against average and a .972 save percentage in two games played for the Minnesota Wild. To open the week Gustavsson would make a career high 47 saves in a 2-1 victory over New Jersey on March 23rd. Then on March 25th he would make 22 saves in a 3-1 victory over Chicago.
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