No. 1 Star: Jhonas Enroth, Buffalo Sabres
The Sabres goalie made 43 saves, including 20 in the second period, as Buffalo topped the Washington Capitals, 2-1. Torrey Mitchell had the game-winner.
No. 2 Star: Jamie Benn, Dallas Stars
Benn finally exploded offensively, scoring two goals and assisting on John Klingberg’s in the first period as the Stars held off the Los Angeles Kings, 5-4. Justin Williams had two goals in the loss.
No. 3 Star: Calvin Pickard, Colorado Avalanche
Pickard earned his first NHL victory with 17 saves on 17 shots in relief of Reto Berra, who was pulled after giving up three first-period goals. Erik Johnson, Jarome Iginla and Zach Redmond rallied the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. Nathan MacKinnon assisted on all three.
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