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Voracek, Stamkos and Bishop named the NHL’s three stars of the week

Monday, 02.25.2013 / 12:45 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Voracek, Stamkos and Bishop named the NHL’s three stars of the week

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Forwards Jakub Voracek of the Philadelphia Flyers and Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning along with Ottawa Senators goalie Ben Bishop were named the NHL’s three stars of the week Monday.

Voracek captured first-star honours after leading all players in points (11) and assists (seven) as Philadelphia won three of its four games. The Czech has points in five straight games (four goals, eight assists) and leads the Flyers in scoring with 22 points (seven goals, 15 assists).

Stamkos was named the second star after registering four goals and four assists in four games. The 23-year-old Stamkos has scored the most goals in the NHL since the start of the 2009-10 season with 169.

Bishop claimed the third star after winning all three of his starts. He posted a 2.03 goals-against average and .931 save percentage as Ottawa won all four of its contests.

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