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Washington Capitals forward Ovechkin named NHL first star of the week

The Canadian Press
By: The Canadian Press
Oct 7, 2013
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Washington Capitals forward Ovechkin named NHL first star of the week

The Canadian Press
By: The Canadian Press
Oct 7, 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Washington Capitals right-winger Alex Ovechkin was named NHL first star of the week Monday after recording six points over three games.

Ovechkin led all players last week in goals (four), points (six), power-play goals (three) and shots on goal (24).

Montreal Canadiens centre Lars Eller was named second star and Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury was the third star.

Eller had five points (3-2) in two games while Fleury was 2-0-0 with a 0.50 goals-against average, .979 save percentage and one shutout.

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Washington Capitals forward Ovechkin named NHL first star of the week