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NHL 3 Stars: Lehtonen shuts out Oilers, because of course; Schenn leads Flyers

Harrison Mooney
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No. 1 Star: Brayden Schenn, Philadelphia Flyers

Schenn scored both goals in the Flyers' 2-1 win over the rival Pittsburgh Penguins, opening the scoring in the first and then potting the game-winner late in the second period. With the win, Philly pushed their win streak to three, as well as Pittsburgh's losing streak to the same number.

No. 2 Star: Kari Lehtonen, Dallas Stars

Lehtonen shut out the Edmonton Oilers on their home ice, which would be more impressive if it wasn't the same thing everyone else is doing right now. With his 22-save performance in the Stars' 3-0 win over Edmonton, he handed the Oilers their third straight shutout for the first time in history.

No. 3 Star: Zach Parise, Minnesota Wild

Parise scored the Wild's lone goal in regulation, tying the game late in the third, then added another in the shootout as the Wild skated to a 2-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Here's the game-tying marker:

Honorable mention: Ray Emery made 30 saves in the Flyers' win, and Sidney Crosby scored the lone Penguins goal...

Did You Know? Ryan Suter played 36 minutes for the Wild. 36! That's a lot of time, you guys. It's a lot.

Dishonorable mention: Score a goal, Edmonton. I mean, seriously… Nazem Kadri is probably going to get suspended for his forearm to the head of Niklas Backstrom, because as far as I know, you can't do that.

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Harrison Mooney is the associate editor for Puck Daddy on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!

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