A confused Olli Jokinen and Tobias Enstrom line up against each other for a faceoff, five feet away from the dot. You're doing it wrong!
No. 1 Star: Pekka Rinne, Nashville Predators
The shot total tells a very different story than the final score: the Kings outshot the Predators 32-14. But Rinne stopped all 32 shots he faced Thursday night for his first shutout of the season in a 3-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings. He got goal support from Colin Wilson, who contributed two.
No. 2 Star: J.T. Miller, New York Rangers
In his second NHL game, Miller scored his first NHL goal just outside the first minute of the first. Then, in the second period, Miller scored his second NHL goal for his first multi-goal game. (So many firsts and seconds!) That was all the Rangers would need, but Marian Gaborik and Ryan McDonagh added goals just for giggles in a 4-1 win over the New York Islanders.
No. 3 Star: Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
The Penguins ran roughshod over the Capitals in a 5-2 win with 3 point-nights from both Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, both of whom had 1 and 2. Crosby gets the nod for the third and final star because he batted this puck out of mid-air, and that looks hard: