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Blackhawks winger Kane picks up NHL first star of the week honours

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Chicago Blackhawks right-winger Patrick Kane was named NHL first star of the week Monday after leading all players with five goals last week.

Dallas Stars left-wing Jamie Benn earned the second star and New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur picked up the third star.

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Kane recorded five goals and an assist as the Blackhawks picks up three wins.

Benn had six points (4-2) in three games last week, including a pair of game-winning goals.

Brodeur posted a 3-0-0 record over the stretch. He had a 1.33 goals-against average and .942 save percentage.