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McDavid, Matthews, Luongo named 3 stars for opening week of NHL season

Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97) celebrates a goal against the Calgary Flames during second period NHL action in Edmonton, Alta., on Wednesday October 12, 2016. Edmonton captain McDavid, Toronto rookie forward Auston Matthews and Florida goaltender Roberto Luongo have been named the three stars for the opening week of the NHL season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
October 17, 2016 - 9:26 AM

NEW YORK - Edmonton captain Connor McDavid, Toronto rookie forward Auston Matthews and Florida goaltender Roberto Luongo have been named the three stars for the opening week of the NHL season.

McDavid took first-star honours after scoring twice and adding an assist in each of the Oilers' first two games.

Matthews became first player in the modern era to record four goals in his NHL debut in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Ottawa Senators

Luongo went 2-0-0 with a 0.98 goals-against average and .957 save percentage to lead the Panthers to a pair of season-opening wins.

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