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Flames left-winger Johnny Gaudreau named NHL first star of the week

Calgary Flames Johnny Gaudreau is the NHL's 1st Star of the Week.
Calgary Flames Johnny Gaudreau is the NHL's 1st Star of the Week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

NEW YORK – Calgary Flames left-winger Johnny Gaudreau was named NHL first star of the week on Monday.

He led all players with five goals in two games last week.

Gaudreau had a hat trick in a 4-1 win over Winnipeg on Dec. 22 and scored two goals in a 5-3 win over Edmonton last Sunday.

Dallas Stars goaltender Antti Niemi was the second star and Toronto Maple Leafs centre Tyler Bozak took the third star.

Niemi went 2-0-1 last week with a 1.02 goals-against average and .966 save percentage. Bozak had four goals and an assist over three games.

 

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