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Player of the Week - Dec. 12

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The Hockey News player of the week for the period of Dec. 5-11 is Calgary Flames right winger Jarome Iginla.

In three games on the week, the Flames captain began climbing back from a slow start to the year. Iginla led off with a two-goal, three-point effort against the lowly Carolina Hurricanes and followed it up with an assist two nights later in a win against Colorado.

On Saturday night against the rival Edmonton Oilers, Iginla posted his second two-goal performance in five nights as the Flames capped off a perfect 3-0 week.

At 14-13-2, Calgary sits two points behind San Jose for eighth in the West, but have played two more games than the Sharks. Iginla, meanwhile, has been surging and his tied with Olli Jokinen for the team lead in points with 21 in 29 games.

Previous Weeks

Player of the Week - Dec. 12

by - 2011-12-13 11:37:00

The Hockey News player of the week for the period of Dec. 5-11 is Calgary Flames right winger Jarome Iginla.
The Hockey News player of the week for the period of Dec. 5-11 is Calgary Flames right winger Jarome Iginla. In three games on the week, the Flames captain began climbing back from a slow start to the year.


Player of the Week - Nov. 21

by - 2011-11-21 17:02:00

Montreal's Carey Price earns this week's honors.
The Hockey News player of the week for the period of Nov. 14-20, 2011 is Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price. In his first game of the week, Price turned aside 30 of 32 shots agsint the Buffalo Sabres en route to a 3-2 shootout win and those were the only markers he allowed on the week.


Player of the Week - Nov. 7

by - 2011-11-07 17:08:00

The Hockey News player of the week is Josh Harding of the Minnesota Wild.
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Player of the Week - Oct. 31

by - 2011-10-31 17:48:00

THN's player of the week for the period of Oct. 24-30, 2011 is Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price.
The Hockey News player of the week for the period of Oct. 24-30, 2011 is Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price. After a slow start, Price backstopped the Habs to three consecutive victories, posting a 1.


Player of the Week - Oct. 24

by - 2011-10-24 16:58:00

THN's player of the week is Jonathan Quick of the Kings.
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Player of the Week - Oct. 17

by - 2011-10-17 12:10:00

Phil Kessel's fast start eanred him the first weekly honor of the season.
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Player of the Week - April 4

by - 2011-04-04 16:31:00

The Hockey News player of the week for the period of March 28 to April 3, 2011 is Anaheim Ducks right winger Corey Perry. With the Ducks holding on to the seventh seed in the close Western Conference playoff race, Perry collected seven points and was a plus-3 in three games, helping the Ducks to a 1-2-0 week.


Player of the Week - March 28

by - 2011-03-28 15:31:00

The Hockey News player of the week for the period of March 21-28, 2011 is Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller. As the Sabres try and hold off the Carolina Hurricanes for the eighth and final playoff seed in the Eastern Conference, Miller led the team to a perfect 3-0 week.


Player of the Week - March 21

by - 2011-03-21 11:56:00

The Hockey News player of the week for the period of March 14 to March 20 is San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski. At a time when every point is crucial for teams competing for a playoff spot Pavelski has absolutely been doing his part for the Sharks.


Player of the Week - March 14

by - 2011-03-14 12:59:00

The Hockey News player of the week for the period of March 7 to March 13 is Vancouver Canucks left winger Daniel Sedin. Although his team ranks first in the league with 99 points, the Ornskoldsvik, Swe.


Player of the Week - March 7

by - 2011-03-07 16:13:00

The Hockey News player of the week for the period of Feb. 28 to March 6 is Calgary Flames right winger Jarome Iginla. With the Flames battling for a playoff position, Iginla stepped up in a big way to lead all NHL scorers over the seven-day period with five goals and eight points.


Player of the Week - Feb. 14

by - 2011-02-14 11:25:00

The Hockey News player of the week for the period of Feb. 7-13 is New York Islanders right winger Michael Grabner. In four games on the week, the Austrian rookie notched seven goals and one assist in a 3-1-0 run for the Isles.

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