Originally written on Hockey Fan Land  |  Last updated 11/15/14

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 4: Patrick Marleau #12 of the San Jose Sharks skates against the Columbus Blue Jackets on November 4, 2009 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
It should come as no surprise that Patrick Marleau has been named the first star of the week by the NHL.Marleau has enjoyed a scorching hot start to the season with a league-leading nine goals and 13 points in only five contests. In the process, he became the second player in NHL history, and first since Cy Denneny back in 1917-18, to record four consecutive multi-goal games to begin a season. That streak came to end on Sunday when he scored one goal and added an assist against Vancouver in a 4-1 win. Fantasy hockey advice: This is a hard one, Patrick Marleau is usually a very consistent regular-season producer, however as of right now, Marleau’s fantasy value is at an all-time high. Can he really continue this pace? It's highly unlikely. So, if you're getting a ridiculous trade offer now would be the time to capitalize. Corey Crawford has been selected as the second star of the week by the NHL.The Chicago keeper has posted five straight wins to start the 2013 season to go ...
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