No. 1 Star: Brent Burns, San Jose Sharks
It was a 3-point night for Burns versus the Chicago Blackhawks. He assisted on the Sharks' opening goal, then helped break a 3-3 tie by setting up two more tallies in the third period. Burns added a team-high four shots on goal as the Sharks handed the Blackhawks their 7th straight loss in the 5-3 win.
No. 2 Star: Joey MacDonald, Detroit Red Wings
No Howard? No problem. Joey MacDonald stepped up in a big way, making 29 saves to keep the hungry Anaheim Ducks at bay. He stopped 2 of 3 in the shootout as well, and the Red Wings won their 19th straight home game of the year, 2-1. They're one home win away from the NHL record.
No. 3 Star: Ryan O'Reilly, Colorado Avalanche
O'Reilly was the story in the Avalanche's 4-3 overtime win over the Carolina Hurricanes, a win that stretched their home unbeaten streak versus the Carolina franchise to 10 games. He was all over the ice, with six shots and numerous scoring chances, but couldn't seem to finish. Then, with less than two seconds to go in overtime, he poked a puck free, dashed across the blueline, and beat Cam Ward with a slapper: