No. 1 Star: Braden Holtby, Washington Capitals
Holtby was brilliant in making 33 saves, outdueling Anders Nilsson in the Capitals’ 1-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers. Dmitry Orlov scored in the third period for the game’s lone goal.
No. 2 Star: Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers
Shayne Gostisbehere scored on the power play in overtime, with Victor Rask in the box for holding the stick, giving the Flyers a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. Claude Giroux had the primary assist on that goal, scored his seventh and set up Brayden Schenn’s power-play goal for a three-point night.
No. 3 Star: Tuukka Rask, Boston Bruins
Rask made 39 saves and didn’t allow a goal in the shootout in the Bruins’ 4-3 shootout win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Brad Marchand scored two goal, including one baseball style.
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