No. 1 Star: Eric Staal, Carolina Hurricanes
Facing Toronto, dealing with trade rumors, the Carolina captain put that talk aside and had a night to remember. Down 3-1 in the third period, Staal began the Carolina comeback with a goal with under 10 minutes remaining to cut the Toronto lead to one and then finished his 3-point night off with the overtime winner 3:09 into the extra frame:
No. 2 Star: Rick Nash, Columbus Blue Jackets
Nash chipped in his 11th and 12 goals of the year as the Blue Jackets downed the Dallas Stars 4-1. He started things quick with a goal 3:50 into the first period and followed it up with his second of the night early in the third period to put Columbus up 3-1. In 32 career games against the Stars Nash has popped in 17 goals. Steve Mason made 36 saves for only his fifth win of the season.
No. 3 Star: John Tavares, New York Islanders
The Islanders ended a 3-game slide with a 3-1 win over the Calgary to improve to 5-1-0 against the Flames since the lockout. ...