No. 1 Star: Derick Brassard, New York Rangers
Brassard set a career high with five points as the Rangers beat the Buffalo Sabres 6-3. Four of his five points came in the third period as he scored twice and assisted on two others as New York earned their eighth straight win over the Sabres.
No. 2 Star: Cam Atkinson, Columbus Blue Jackets
Atkinson recorded his third career hat trick and earned a young fan a dog as the Blue Jackets downed the Montreal Canadiens 5-2. Brandon Saad tallied a pair and Brandon Dubinsky and Booner Jenner each recorded three assists.
No. 3 Star: Louis Domingue, Arizona Coyotes
The Coyotes netminder made 34 saves in regulation and overtime and didn’t allow a goal in the shootout during a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Wild. Down 1-0 with 1:13 left in regulation, Antoine Vermette took advantage of a Devan Dubnyk braincramp and tied the game with a shorthanded goal:
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