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ATLANTA - JANUARY 12: Goaltender Brian Elliott #30 of the Ottawa Senators against the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on January 12, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
No. 1 Star: Brian Elliott, St. Louis Blues Elliott made 24 saves, all of them exceedingly necessary, as the St. Louis Blues held off the San Jose Sharks for a 1-0 win. It was the 13th time in 14 games that Elliott has held the opposition to two or fewer goals, and his fourth shutout of the year, putting him into a tie with Jonathan Quick for the league lead. Kevin Shattenkirk scored the game's lone goal on a second period powerplay. No. 2 Star: Ryan Kesler, Vancouver Canucks Kesler helped the Canucks jump out to an early lead versus the Ottawa Senators with a goal and an assist in the first 10 minutes. Then he added to the Canucks' lead with a powerplay tally midway through the second as Vancouver cruised to a 4-1 victory. No. 3 Star: Milan Lucic, Boston Bruins After the Bruins fell behind 0-2 early versus the Columbus Blue Jackets, Lucic set up 3 straight goals within three minutes (not withstanding the 1st intermission) to put the Bruins ahead. Columbus would tie the game back u...
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