Detroit Red Wings
goaltender Jimmy Howard
, Red Wings center Henrik Zetterberg and Edmonton Oilers
right wing Nail Yakupov
were named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week, the league announced Monday.
Howard went 4-0-0 with a 0.75 goals-against average, .969 save percentage and had two shutouts in four starts. He combined for 94 saves, including his NHL-leading fifth shutout.
He was 21-13-7 with a 2.13 goals-against average and .923 save percentage over the regular season.
Zetterberg had a league-high 10 points, including eight assists, in four games. Five of his assists were on power plays, also a league high. He was also second in the NHL with a plus-6 rating.
In 46 games this season, Zetterberg led the Red Wings with 37 assists and ranked second on the team with 48 points and five game-winning goals.
Yakupov scored a league-high six goals in four games, including five in the final two games of the regular season. He had his first career hat trick in a 7-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday.
He played all 48 games and led all rookies with 17 goals and 31 points.
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