NEW YORK, N.Y. - Detroit goaltender Jonas Gustavsson has earned NHL first star of the week honours after winning in his first three appearances of the season.
Gustavsson posted a 3-0-0 record over the week with a 1.67 goals-against average and .953 save percentage in helping the Red Wings (6-3-0) move into first place in the Atlantic Division.
Gustavsson then handed the Colorado Avalanche their first loss of the season, making 38 in a 4-2 victory.
Crosby extended his season-opening point streak to a career-long eight games, leading the NHL with six assists and eight points as the Penguins remained atop the Metropolitan Division with a trio of victories.
He opened the week by assisting on all three of Pittsburgh's goals in a 3-2 triumph over the Edmonton Oilers. Crosby then had a goal and an assist in a 4-1 win over Philadelphia and registered a goal and two assists in a 4-3 shootout victory over Vancouver.
Marleau also extended his season-opening point streak to eight games, totalling three goals and three assists over the week. Five of those points came in the power play.
He had a goal and two assists in a 6-2 triumph over the St. Louis Blues, one goal in a 4-3 shootout loss to Dallas, and scored the game-winning goal with an assist in a 6-3 victory over Calgary.