NEW YORK, N.Y. - New York Islanders goaltender Jaroslav Halak is the NHL's first star of the week.
Halak posted a 3-0-0 record with a 0.95 goals-against average, .964 save percentage and one shutout last week to help the Islanders post an 11-3-0 record for the month and complete their best November in 34 years
He opened the week last Monday by earning his 33rd career shutout in a 1-0 shootout victory over the Philadelphia Flyers
Halak then made 25 saves in a 3-2 overtime win against the Washington Capitals and closed the week Saturday with 34 saves in a 3-1 triumph over the New Jersey Devils. Halak also extended his personal winning streak to a career-long nine games.
Tampa Bay right-wing Ryan Callahan was named the week's second star, while Calgary goaltender Karri Ramo took third-star honours.
Callahan had three goals and two assists in two games to power the Lightning (16-6-2) to a pair of victories and a share of first place in the league standings
Ramo posted back-to-back shutouts, stopping all 58 shots he faced in wins over San Jose and Arizona.