By The Canadian Press October 14th, 2019
NEW YORK — Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid was named the NHL’s first star of the week Monday.
Winnipeg Jets winger Patrik Laine and Pittsburgh Penguins centre Sidney Crosby have been the second and third stars, respectively for the NHL week ending Oct. 13.
McDavid had two targets and 5 assists, together with a league-best 5 power-play factors, in three video games to assist the Oilers (5-Zero-Zero) win every of their first 5 video games of a season.
McDavid registered his 15th profession three-assist sport in a 5-2 win over the New York Islanders Oct. eight, then collected two factors in a Four-Three shootout victory in opposition to the New Jersey Devils Oct. 10. He capped the week with the profitable aim and an help in a Four-1 victory over the New York Rangers Oct. 12.
Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)
Laine led the NHL with eight factors (two targets and 6 assists) because the Jets (Four-Three-Zero) picked up a trio of wins.
Crosby had three targets and 4 assists in 4 video games to assist the Penguins (Four-2-Zero) shut the week on a three-game profitable streak.
This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Oct. 14, 2019.
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