David Rittich stopped 95 of the 101 shots he faced, compiling a 2-0-1 record, 1.94 goals-against average and .941 save percentage in three contests to lift the Flames (13-12-4, 30 points) to five out of a possible six standings points.
He made 35 saves in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins Nov. 25. Rittich then turned aside 34 shots, including 16 in the third period and overtime, in a 3-2 triumph over the Buffalo Sabres Nov. 27. He added 26 stops in a 3-1 victory against the Ottawa Senators Nov. 30. The 27-year-old Jihlava, Czech Republic, native has played in 23 total games this season, posting a 12-7-4 record with a 2.68 goals-against average, .915 save percentage and two shutouts.
Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon was named First Star, while San Jose goalie Martin Jones was the Third Star.