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Flames' Iginla, Sharks' Nabokov, Flyers' Pronger earn three stars of the week

Monday, 11.09.2009 / 2:08 PM / News

The Canadian Press

NEW YORK - Calgary Flames winger Jarome Iginla, San Jose Sharks goaltender Evgeni Nabokov and Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Chris Pronger were named the NHL's three stars of the week Monday.

Iginla recorded five points in three games, including a league-leading four goals as the Flames posted three consecutive victories.

Nabokov posted a 2-0-1 record with a 0.95 goals-against average and .967 save percentage as the Sharks climbed to first place in the NHL's overall standings.

Pronger led all defencemen in scoring with a goal and four assists to help the Flyers to three consecutive victories.

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