WINNIPEG, Oct. 14, 2019 - The Winnipeg Jets, in conjunction with the National Hockey League, today announced that forward Patrik Laine has been named the NHL's Second Star of the Week for the week ending Oct. 13/19.
Laine, 21, opened the week with a career high three assists in Winnipeg's 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday. On Thursday, the native of Tampere, Finland posted two goals and two assists in the Jets' 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild. After he was held off the scoresheet on Saturday in Winnipeg's 3-2 overtime win over the Chicago Blackhawks, Laine recorded an assist in the loss to Pittsburgh last night. In total, Laine had two goals, six assists and eight points for the week to propel Winnipeg to a 3-1-0 record and his eight points and six assists both led the NHL last week.
On the season, Laine leads the Jets and is tied for second in the NHL with 11 points (3G, 8A) in seven games.
This is the first time this season and the fifth time in his career that Laine has been selected in the NHL's Three Stars of the Week. He is the first Jets player to be selected in 2019-20 after Winnipeg had eight appearances in the Three Stars of the Week each of the last two seasons.