New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien,
Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Tatar and New York Islanders right wing Kyle
Okposo were named the NHL’s players of the week on Monday.
Byfuglien was selected as the First Star. He led all defensemen with three
goals and added three assists, helping the Jets to wins in all four of their
games last week.
Tatar picked up the Second Star after sharing the league lead with five goals
and seven points last week. He scored in four straight games, leading Detroit
to wins in each contest.
Okposo also scored five goals last week to garner the Third Star. Four of
those goals came Friday in a 6-3 win over Pittsburgh.