THE CANADIAN PRESS NEW YORK – Forwards John Tavares of the New York Islanders and Kiri Tlusty of the Carolina Hurricanes as well a as Anaheim Ducks goalie Viktor Fasth were named the NHL’s three stars of the week Monday.
Tavares was the first star with seven points – including a league-high five goals – in three games. Tavares was the first player taken in the 2009 NHL entry draft.
Fasth was the second star after winning all three of his starts. The 30-year-old native of Sweden posted a 1.89 goals-against average and .935 save percentage.
Tlusty received the third star after recording four goals and two assists in helping Carolina win three straight games.