Avalanche Wojtek Wolski (8) puts the puck as Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) dives in vain. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Frederick Breedon
NEW YORK - Colorado Avalanche left-winger Wojtek Wolski was named National Hockey League first star of the week Monday.
He had six points (4-2) in three games last week. Anaheim Ducks right-winger Bobby Ryan was the second star and Florida Panthers centre Gregory Campbell was the third star.
Wolski had two game-winning goals as Colorado won three straight games last week. He scored twice in a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators last Tuesday. Wolski had a goal and an assist in a 2-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday and recorded a goal and an assist in a 5-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday.
Ryan recorded his first career NHL hat trick in a 4-3 loss to the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday. He finished the week with five goals over three games. Campbell had six points (2-4) in three games.