NEW YORK, N.Y. - Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky is the NHL's first star of the week after his stellar goaltending helped the Blue Jackets climb into third place in the Metropolitan Division.
Bobrovsky posted a 2-0-1 record with a 1.58 goals-against average and .950 save percentage to help the Blue Jackets (35-26-6) gain five of a possible six points last week.
He capped the week by making 32 saves and stopping 2-of-4 shootout attempts in a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.
Bobrovsky has an 18-5-2 record with a 2.13 goals-against average, .932 save percentage and two shutouts in his last 25 outings.
San Jose goaltender Antti Niemi took third star honours, posting three wins, a 1.67 goals-against average, .950 save percentage and a shutout to help the Sharks extend their winning streak to six games.
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