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Brodeur named NHL's Third Star

by Staff Writer / New Jersey Devils
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane , Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn and New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur have been named the NHL’s ‘Three Stars’ for the week ending Feb. 10.

Brodeur went 3-0-0 with a 1.33 goals-against average and .942 save percentage as the Devils moved into first place in the Eastern Conference (8-1-3, 19 points) with four straight wins. He recorded 24 saves in a 3-1 victory over the New York Rangers Feb. 5 and another 17 stops in a 4-2 triumph against the Tampa Bay Lightning Feb. 7. Appearing in his 1,200th career game, Brodeur closed the week with 24 saves as the Devils picked up the first of a pair of 3-1 wins over the Pittsburgh Penguins Feb. 9. The 40-year-old has played in nine games this season, posting a 6-1-2 record with a 2.29 goals-against average and .911 save percentage. In 19 career NHL seasons, all with New Jersey, Brodeur leads all goaltenders with 662 wins and 120 shutouts

Kane led all skaters with five goals and added an assist as the Blackhawks picked up three wins to continue their torrid start to the season (10-0-2, 22 points).

Benn recorded six points (4-2—6), including two game-winning goals, in three games to help the Stars (6-5-1, 13 points) move into eighth place in the Western Conference.
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