Hedman, Binnington, Tavares named NHL's three stars of the week

The Canadian Press

NEW YORK — Tampa Bay defenceman Victor Hedman, St. Louis goaltender Jordan Binnington and Toronto centre John Tavares are the N-H-L's three stars of the week.

Hedman led the league with eight points (two goals, six assists) in three games, including back-to-back contests with at least three points, to help the Lightning to a 3-0-0 week.

Binnington picked up three wins with a 1.96 goals-against average and .929 save percentage to help the Western Conference-leading Blues extend their season-high win streak to eight games.

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Tavares ranked second in the NHL with seven points (two goals, five assists) in three games to help the Maple Leafs claim five of a possible six points (2-0-1).

 

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 30, 2019.

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