MacKinnon, Laine, Barkov named NHL's 3 stars of the week
Winnipeg Jets' Patrik Laine (29) celebrates his goal with teammates Nikolaj Ehlers (27) and Paul Stastny (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Sunday, March 4, 2018, in Raleigh, N.C. Laine had two goals in the 3-2 win. Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon, Laine and Florida Panthers centre Aleksander Barkov have been named the NHL's three stars of the week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Karl B DeBlaker
March 05, 2018 - 9:06 AM
NEW YORK - Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon, Winnipeg Jets right-wing Patrik Laine and Florida Panthers centre Aleksander Barkov have been named the NHL's three stars of the week.
MacKinnon led the NHL in goals with 11 points (five goals, six assists) as the Avalanche went 3-0-1 last week and moved within one point of the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
Laine recorded four goals and three assists in three games to lift the Jets to a pair of victories.
Barkov shared the league lead with five goals and added an assist in four games as the Panthers extended their winning streak to six contests and moved within one point of the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
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