Skip to main content

NHL names Oilers star Connor McDavid first star of the week

Colorado Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon (29) and Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97) battle for the puck during overtime NHL action in Edmonton, Saturday, March 16, 2024. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson Colorado Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon (29) and Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97) battle for the puck during overtime NHL action in Edmonton, Saturday, March 16, 2024. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Share
NEW YORK -

Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid was named the NHL's first star of the week Monday after leading all players with eight points over three games last week.

McDavid had three goals and five assists over the stretch to help the Oilers win three straight games.

Entering Monday's games, the five-time Art Ross Trophy winner was third in the NHL with 125 points (29-96) this season. Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon leads with 127 points (47-80).

Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Logan Thompson was named second star and New York Rangers forward Alexis Lafreniere took the third star.

Thompson earned three wins and made 102 saves over three starts, compiling a 0.98 goals-against average and .971 save percentage.

Lafreniere led all NHL players with five goals last week. He also had two assists.

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

Here's when your weight loss will plateau, according to science

Whether you’re shedding pounds with the help of effective new medicines, slimming down after weight loss surgery or cutting calories and adding exercise, there will come a day when the numbers on the scale stop going down, and you hit the dreaded weight loss plateau.

Stay Connected