The league announced today that Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford has been named the NHL's Second Star of the Week.
Crawford started three games this past week, going 2-0-1 with one shutout over St. Louis. He stopped 98 of 100 shots he faced over the course of those games. On Sunday night he stopped 39 of 40 shots in a 3-1 victory over Minnesota. His lone loss came in a shootout against Los Angeles.
This season, Crawford has a 5-6-0-1 record with a 2.44 GAA and .922 save percentage.
FROM THE NHL:
SECOND STAR - COREY CRAWFORD, G, CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS
Crawford went 2-0-1 with a 0.65 goals-against average, .980 save percentage and one shutout to help the Blackhawks (8-8-5, 21 points) pick up points in all four of their contests (2-0-2). He denied all 28 shots he faced to earn his 24th career shutout in a 1-0 win against the St. Louis Blues Nov. 14. Crawford then turned aside 31 of 32 shots in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Los Angeles Kings Nov. 16. He closed the week with a season-high 39 saves in a 3-1 triumph over the Minnesota Wild Nov. 18. The 33-year-old Montreal native has compiled a 5-6-1 record with a 2.44 goals-against average, .922 save percentage and one shutout in 12 appearances this season - his first NHL action since Dec. 23, 2017.