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Canucks’ Pettersson, Flames’ Coleman among NHL’s stars of the week

By The Canadian Press on January 15, 2024.

Vancouver centre Elias Pettersson, Calgary centre Blake Coleman and Colorado goaltender Alexandar Georgiev have been named the NHL's three stars of the week. Pettersson (40) slips the puck between the pads of Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry (35) for the game-winning goal in overtime during an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Gene J. Puskar

NEW YORK – Vancouver centre Elias Pettersson, Calgary centre Blake Coleman and Colorado goaltender Alexandar Georgiev have been named the NHL’s three stars of the week.

Pettersson led the league with nine points (five goals, four assists) to help the Canucks move into first place in the overall standings with a 4-0-0 week.

The Swede’s five goals were tied for the league lead, and he topped all players with three game-winning goals.

Petterson’s week included a pair of two-goal, two-assist performances to give him 10 career four-point games.

Coleman had four goals and three assists as the Flames went undefeated in three games last week. He had multiple points in all three outings.

Georgiev posted a 3-0-0 record, 1.95 goals-against average, .929 save percentage and one shutout last week.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 15, 2024.

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