"Don't touch me, man."
No. 1 Star: Jordan Eberle, Edmonton Oilers
Eberle was the first star with 1 goal and 2 assists in an unexpected rout for the Oilers over the Minnesota Wild. With the Wild needing just one win to clinch the playoffs, they instead dropped this one by a stunning score of 6-1. Taylor Hall added a three-point night, and Corey Potter, of all people, scored twice.
No. 2 Star: Ryan Miller, Buffalo Sabres
In his 500th start for the Sabres -- and potentially his last -- Miller was fantastic, making 30 saves on 31 shots and backstopping his club to a 2-1 shootout win over the New York Islanders. Thomas Vanek scored the lone shootout goal.
No. 3 Star: Matt Duchene, Colorado Avalanche
Duchene picked up assists on 3 of the Avalanche's 4 goals, then scored one of their two shootouts goals in a 5-4 win over the Phoenix Coyotes.
Honourable mention: Jeff Petry finished a plus-5 for the Oilers. Nail Yakupov really worked for this one:A video or other embedded content has been hidden. Click here to view it.
... Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews each scored their 23rd of the season in the Chicago Blackhawks' 3-1 win over the Calgary Flames... the Islanders' lone goal was weird:A video or other embedded content has been hidden. Click here to view it.
Did You Know? Jochen Hecht announced his retirement after the Sabres game. He'll be returning to Germany with his family.
Dishonourable mention: Stefan Elliott made Shane Doan eat a mouthful of crossbar... The Minnesota Wild played like a team that knew they had two chances to get one win. That said, they were let down by goaltending, primarily. Niklas Backstrom allowed 3 goals on 5 shots, and Josh Harding allowed another 3 on 12. A small pocket of Wild fans also earned a dishonourable mention for booing him. Not cool.