Tavares, Fasth, Tlusty are named the NHL’s three stars of the week

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Forwards John Tavares of the New York Islanders and Kiri Tlusty of the Carolina Hurricanes as well a as Anaheim Ducks goalie Viktor Fasth were named the NHL’s three stars of the week Monday.

Tavares was the first star with seven points—including a league-high five goals—in three games. Tavares was the first player taken in the 2009 NHL entry draft.

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Fasth was the second star after winning all three of his starts. The 30-year-old native of Sweden posted a 1.89 goals-against average and .935 save percentage.

Tlusty received the third star after recording four goals and two assists in helping Carolina win three straight games.