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3 Stars of the Week

Conor Sheary leads 3 Stars of the Week

Penguins forward, Thomas Greiss of Islanders, T.J. Oshie of Capitals earn weekly honors

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

Sheary earns first star of week

Sheary, Greiss, Oshie named 3 Stars of the Week

Penguins' Conor Sheary, Islanders' Thomas Greiss and Capitals' T.J. Oshie are named the NHL's 3 Stars of the Week ending Jan. 22nd

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NEW YORK -- Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Conor Sheary , New York Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss and Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Jan. 22.

 

FIRST STAR - CONOR SHEARY, LW, PITTSBURGH PENGUINS

Sheary led the NHL with six goals and nine points in four games, highlighted by a trio of multi-goal performances, to lift the Penguins (30-11-5, 65 points) to a perfect 4-0-0 week. He registered 2-1-3, including his first career overtime goal, in an 8-7 triumph against the Washington Capitals Jan. 16. Sheary then collected one assist in a 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens Jan. 18 and two goals in a 7-1 victory against the Carolina Hurricanes Jan. 20. He capped the week with another 2-1-3 performance, including the decisive goal, in a 5-1 triumph over the Boston Bruins Jan. 22. The 24-year-old Winchester, Mass., native ranks fourth on the Penguins with 17-17-34 in 39 games this season, more than triple his production from his rookie campaign in 2015-16 (7-3-10 in 44 GP).

 

SECOND STAR - THOMAS GREISS, G, NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Greiss went 2-0-1 with a 0.98 goals-against average, .971 save percentage and two shutouts to guide the Islanders (19-17-9, 47 points) to seven out of a possible eight standings points. He opened the week with consecutive shutouts, registering 32 saves in a 4-0 victory over the Boston Bruins Jan. 16 and 23 saves in a 3-0 win against the Dallas Stars Jan. 19. Greiss then made 44 saves, four shy of his career high, in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Philadelphia Flyers Jan. 22. The 30-year-old Fussen, Germany, native owns a 12-7-3 record with a 2.32 goals-against average, .928 save percentage and two shutouts in 23 appearances this season.

 

THIRD STAR - T.J. OSHIE, RW, WASHINGTON CAPITALS

Oshie collected 3-3-6 in three outings to power the League-leading Capitals (31‑9‑6, 68 points) to five out a possible six standings points. He posted 1-2-3, his third three-point performance of the season, in an 8-7 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins Jan. 16. Oshie then recorded 1-1-2 in a 7-3 victory over his former team, the St. Louis Blues, Jan. 19 and scored the tying goal in a 4-3 overtime win against the Dallas Stars Jan. 21. The 30-year-old Everett, Wash., native places fifth on the Capitals with 17-14-31 in 38 games this season.

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