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Player of the Week - March 3

Tim Thomas won three games this week, shutting down Ilya Kovalchuk in a shootout, posting a shutout against the Sens and holding the Pens to one goal. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Tim Thomas won three games this week, shutting down Ilya Kovalchuk in a shootout, posting a shutout against the Sens and holding the Pens to one goal. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Hockey News Player of the Week for the period of Feb. 25 to March 2 is Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas.

The 33-year-old netminder went 3-0 in that stretch, with home wins against Atlanta, Pittsburgh and a shutout versus Ottawa.

Thomas helped to extend Boston's winning streak to six games, with a 0.97 GAA and .962 save percentage in his last three games.

He is second in overall save percentage, at .925, two points behind Pittsburgh's Ty Conklin (.927) and is tenth in the league in goals-against average, with a 2.36 mark.

Previous Weeks

Player of the Week - March 3

Player of the Week - March 3

by - 2008-03-03 11:01:41

With a 3-0 record, 0.97 goal-against average and .962 save percentage, Tim Thomas earns the honor as Player of the Week.
The Hockey News Player of the Week for the period of Feb. 25 to March 2 is Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas. The 33-year-old netminder went 3-0 in that stretch, with home wins against Atlanta, Pittsburgh and a shutout versus Ottawa.


Player of the Week - Feb. 25

Player of the Week - Feb. 25

by - 2008-02-25 11:21:50

With a natural hat trick and a total of seven points in three games, Thomas Vanek has earned this week's honor.
The Hockey News Player of the Week for the period of Feb. 18-24 is Buffalo Sabres left winger Thomas Vanek. The swift Austrian sniped four goals and seven points over three games, as the Sabres earned four valuable points in their playoff push over that stretch.


Player of the Week - Feb. 18

Player of the Week - Feb. 18

by - 2008-02-19 11:31:17

The Hockey News player of the week is Canadiens goalie Carey Price.
The Hockey News Player of the Week for the period of Feb. 11-17 is Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price. Price began the week by stopping 22 of the 25 shots he faced in the visiting Canadiens' 6-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators Feb.


Player of the Week- Feb. 11

Player of the Week- Feb. 11

by - 2008-02-11 11:05:58

Malkin has stepped up since Sidney Crosby went down with an injury, and accumulated 10 points this week.
The Hockey News Player of the Week for the period of Feb. 4-10 is Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin. Since Sidney Crosby went down with an injury in a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning Jan.


Player of the Week - Feb. 4

Player of the Week - Feb. 4

by - 2008-02-04 11:17:49

A five-point week gives Detroit's Nicklas Lidstrom THN's player of the week honors.
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Player of the Week - Jan. 28

Player of the Week - Jan. 28

by - 2008-01-28 11:16:34

A seven-point night against the Lightning helped Daniel Alfredsson to this week's honor.
The Hockey News Player of the Week for the period of Jan. 21 to Jan. 27 is Ottawa captain Daniel Alfredsson. After being sidelined with a hip flexor for two games, Alfredsson sniped seven points against Tampa Bay.


Player of the Week - Jan. 21

Player of the Week - Jan. 21

by - 2008-01-21 04:16:21

Three wins and a .968 save percentage helped Patrick Lalime to this week's player of the week honor.
The Hockey News Player of the Week for the period of Jan. 14 to Jan. 20 is Chicago goaltender Patrick Lalime. Lalime led the Blackhawks to three wins this week, posting an impressive .


Player of the Week - Jan. 14

Player of the Week - Jan. 14

by - 2008-01-14 11:17:45

Thanks to a five-goal, eight-point stretch, Philly's Scott Hartnell is The Hockey News's Player of the Week.
The Hockey News Player of the Week for the period of Jan. 7 to Jan. 13 is Philadelphia left winger Scott Hartnell. Hartnell nearly doubled his goal total over four games, scoring five times to bring his season output to 11.


Player of the Week - Jan. 7

Player of the Week - Jan. 7

by - 2008-01-07 11:37:59

With a 3-0 record and .968 save percentage, Ty Conklin is THN's Player of the Week.
The Hockey News Player of the Week for the period of Dec. 31 to Jan. 6 is Penguins goaltender Ty Conklin. Conklin recorded a 35-save shutout over the Florida Panthers Jan.


Player of the Week - Dec. 31

Player of the Week - Dec. 31

by - 2007-12-31 10:16:02

Thanks to a five-point night against the Senators in Ottawa, Alex Ovechkin is THN's Player of the Week.
The Hockey News player of the week for Dec. 24-30 is Capitals left winger Alex Ovechkin. Ovechkin scored a career-high four goals - with at least one in each period - and finished with a personal-best five points in the Capitals' 8-6 win on Saturday night at Ottawa.


Player of the Week - Dec. 24

Player of the Week - Dec. 24

by - 2007-12-24 10:44:30

The first five-goal game in more than 10 years is the reason the Wild's Marian Gaborik is THN's player of the week.
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Player of the Week - Dec. 17

Player of the Week - Dec. 17

by - 2007-12-17 10:16:56

Two five-point games helped Huselius to this week's honor.
The Hockey News player of the week for Dec. 10 - Dec. 16 is Calgary Flames left-winger Kristian Huselius. The 29-year-old Swede had two five-point games over the past week, registering 11 points in three games.

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