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Dubnyk Named NHL's Second Star of the Week

Goaltender riding streak of three-straight shutouts

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / http://www.wild.com

Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk was named the NHL's Second Star of the Week on Monday.

Dubnyk recorded shutouts in all three starts last week, helping the Minnesota Wild improve to 6-2-1 this season. 

Dubnyk stopped all 27 shots faced in a 5-0 win at Boston on Oct. 25, made 38 saves in a 4-0 win at Buffalo on Oct. 27 (most saves in a shutout in his career) and wrapped up the week making 29 saves in a 4-0 win vs. Dallas on Oct. 29. 

Video: DAL@MIN: Dubnyk makes nice stops on consecutive shots

Dubnyk is the first goalie in franchise history to record three consecutive shutouts, and his current shutout streak of 180:00 is a career-best and longest in team history. 

Minnesota's current team shutout streak of 181:43 is also a franchise record. For the season, Dubnyk is 5-1-1 with a 1.43 GAA, a .952 save percentage and three shutouts in seven games.

Video: DAL@MIN: Boudreau discusses Dubnyk, big 3rd in win

Senators goalie Craig Anderson (two shutouts, including one after a leave of absence following the cancer diagnosis of his wife Nicholle) and Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber (three goals, including two game winners, and two assists) were named the League's first and third star, respectively.

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