Selanne Named NHL's First Star of the Week

Monday, 02.25.2008 / 2:20 PM / News
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Selanne Named NHL\'s First Star of the Week
Selanne collected seven points last week including his 20th career hat trick against Chicago on Feb. 24.

Anaheim Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne was named the NHL's "First Star of the Week," for the week ending Feb. 24.  In three games last week, he collected 5-2=7 points.  On Sunday, Feb. 24 versus Chicago, Selanne earned 3-2=5 points (ties career-high), recording his 20th career hat trick and his 600th NHL assist in the process.  He also moved to 25th on the all-time NHL goals list with 546 in his career (moved past Maurice Richard who scored 544 goals in his career).

Here is the full list of Stars for the Week handing out by the NHL on Monday morning:

FIRST
STAR -- TEEMU SELANNE, RW, ANAHEIM DUCKS

Selanne tallied seven points (five goals, two assists) as the Ducks posted three consecutive victories and improved to 9-1-0 since the 15-year veteran returned to the lineup. Selanne notched one goal in a 3-2 shootout win over the Colorado Avalanche Feb. 20, tallied once in a 2-1 overtime victory over the St. Louis Blues Feb. 22 and recorded five points (three goals, two assists) in a 6-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks Feb. 24. Selanne's 20th career
NHL hat trick increased his career goals total to 546, moving him past Maurice Richard (544) into 25th place on the all-time list. He also reached the 600-assist milestone in the contest.

Selanne currently sits 25th all-time in the NHL with 546 goals after he passed Maurice "Rocket" Richard (544) on the list last week.

SECOND STAR -- MIIKKA KIPRUSOFF, G, CALGARY FLAMES

Kiprusoff went 3-0-0 with a 0.67 goals-against average, .980 save percentage and one shutout, stopping 100 of 102 shots as the Flames posted four consecutive victories and moved into first place in the Northwest Division. He made 24 saves in a 4-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes Feb. 19, recorded his 25th career NHL shutout by making 38 saves in a 1-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings Feb. 22 and stopped 38 of 39 shots in a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild Feb. 24. Kiprusoff has posted a 32-19-8 record, 2.71 goals-against average, .903 save percentage and one shutout in 60 games this season.

THIRD STAR -- MARTIN BRODEUR, G, NEW JERSEY DEVILS

Brodeur posted four consecutive victories with a 1.48 goals-against average and .947 save percentage as the Devils moved into first place in the Eastern Conference. He made 21 saves in a 5-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes Feb. 18, stopped 30 of 32 shots in a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks Feb. 20, made 19 saves in a 4-2 win over the New York Islanders Feb. 23 and closed the week with a 37-save effort in a 2-1 overtime victory over the Washington Capitals Feb. 24. Brodeur leads NHL goaltenders with 35 victories, five shy of an NHL-record seventh 40-win season and becoming the first goaltender in League history to post three consecutive 40-win campaigns. He also ranks among the League leaders this season in goals-against average (fourth, 2.15) and save percentage (fifth, .920).

SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Getzlaf 77 31 56 28 87
C. Perry 81 43 39 32 82
N. Bonino 77 22 27 14 49
M. Perreault 69 18 25 13 43
A. Cogliano 82 21 21 13 42
C. Fowler 70 6 30 15 36
K. Palmieri 71 14 17 9 31
D. Winnik 76 6 24 6 30
H. Lindholm 78 6 24 29 30
S. Koivu 65 11 18 3 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
F. Andersen 20 5 0 .923 2.29
J. Hiller 29 13 7 .911 2.48


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