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Red Wings centre Pavel Datsyuk named NHL's first star of the week

NEW YORK - Detroit Red Wings centre Pavel Datsyuk was named the NHL's first star of the week on Monday.

He led all scorers with seven points (1-6) during three Red Wings victories. Datsyuk was in on all but one of Detroit's goals over that time.

Dallas Stars goalie Marty Turco was the league's second star of the week while Chris Drury of the New York Rangers was named the third star.

Turco helped the Stars complete a three-game sweep of Western Canada. He had a 1.67 goals-against average and .948 save percentage during those games.

Drury had six points (4-2) in four games as the Rangers posted a 3-1-0 record.


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