BOSTON, MA -- The NHL announced today, February 10, that Bruins forward Jarome Iginla has been named the NHL’s Third Star of the Week for the week ending February 9. Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price and Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen earned the first and second stars of the week, respectively.
Entering the Olympic break, Iginla rides a four-game point streak, which saw him tally two goals and five assists for seven points with a plus-five rating. The 36-year-old had three multiple-point games in his last four appearances, including the game-winning goal and his 600th career assist (ranks eighth among active NHLers) against the Vancouver Canucks on February 4.
Through 57 games this season, Iginla has recorded 17 goals (tied for third on the team), 26 assists (second on the team) for 43 points (second on the team) with a plus-25 rating (tied for second on the team and tied for fourth in the NHL).
The 6'1'', 210-pound native of Edmonton, Alberta was drafted by the Dallas Stars in the first round (11th overall) of the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. In 1,289 NHL games, Iginla has accumulated 547 goals and 602 points for 1,149 points.
BRUINS STARS OF THE 2013-14 SEASON
Jarome Iginla, Third Star of the Week, week ending February 9