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3 Stars of the Week

Giroux leads 3 Stars of the Week

Flyers forward, Flames wing Gaudreau, Wild goalie Dubnyk earn honors

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

Giroux earns first star of week

Giroux, Gaudreau, Dubnyk named 3 Stars of the Week

Flyers' Claude Giroux, Flames' Johnny Gaudreau and Wild's Devan Dubnyk are named the NHL's 3 Stars of the Week ending Feb. 11th

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NEW YORK -- Philadelphia Flyers center Claude Giroux , Calgary Flames left wing Johnny Gaudreau and Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Feb. 11.

 

FIRST STAR - CLAUDE GIROUX, C, PHILADELPHIA FLYERS

Giroux registered 3-3-6 in four games to propel the Flyers (28-19-9, 65 points) to a perfect week and third place in the Metropolitan Division standings. After being held off the scoresheet in a 2-1 overtime victory against the Carolina Hurricanes Feb. 6, Giroux rebounded with 1-2-3 - his sixth three-point performance of the season - in a 5‑3 triumph over the Montreal Canadiens Feb. 8. He then scored one goal in a 4-3 shootout win against the Arizona Coyotes Feb. 10 and closed the week with 1-1-2 in a 4-1 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights Feb. 11. The 30-year-old Hearst, Ont., native ranks sixth in the NHL with 18-46-64 in 56 outings this season, already more than his 82-game point total from 2016-17 (14-44-58).

 

SECOND STAR - JOHNNY GAUDREAU, LW, CALGARY FLAMES

Gaudreau placed second in the NHL with 2-5-7 in four contests to guide the Flames (29-19-8, 66 points) to a 3-1-0 week and into third place in the Pacific Division. He recorded 1-2-3, his sixth three-point effort of the season, in a 3-2 triumph over the Chicago Blackhawks Feb. 6. Gaudreau then posted 1-1-2 in a 3-2 victory against the New Jersey Devils Feb. 8. He closed the week with one assist in each of his next two games, a 4-3 loss to the New York Rangers Feb. 9 and a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders Feb. 11. The 24-year-old Salem, N.J., native and reigning Lady Byng Memorial Trophy winner sits second in the League with 48 assists and 66 points through 56 outings this season.

 

THIRD STAR - DEVAN DUBNYK, G, MINNESOTA WILD

Dubnyk went 2-0-1 with a 1.96 goals-against average, .950 save percentage and one shutout to backstop the Wild (30-19-6, 66 points) to five out of a possible six standings points. He made 35 saves in a 6-2 victory against the St. Louis Blues Feb. 6. Dubnyk then turned aside 36 shots in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Arizona Coyotes Feb. 8. He capped the week with 44 saves, the second-most ever by a Wild goaltender in a shutout, in a 3-0 triumph over the Chicago Blackhawks Feb. 10. The 31-year-old Regina, Sask., native owns a 22-10-4 record with a 2.60 goals-against average, .919 save percentage and four shutouts in 38 appearances this season.

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