No. 1 Star: Miikka Kiprusoff, Calgary Flames
The Flames goalkeeper earned his 41st career shutout with 26 saves, making defenseman Derek Smith's first NHL goal stand up in a 1-0 win over the Nashville Predators. He was in Beast Mode down the stretch, stopping five Predators shots on a power play with less than five minutes in the game.
No. 2 Star: Brad Richards, New York Rangers
Heck of a game between the Rangers and the Pittsburgh Penguins, with fights and scoring and crappy officiating. Richards assisted on goals by Ryan Callahan and Marian Gaborik (the game-winner) and sniped his ninth of the season, as New York defeated the Pens, 4-3.
No. 3 Star: Cory Schneider, Vancouver Canucks
Remember, it's a good problem to have: Cory "Not the Starter" Schneider stopped 47 shots for his fifth straight win, including 22 in the final period, as the Canucks defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-1. Daniel Sedin, David Booth. Ryan Kesler and Alex Burrows had the goals. For Kesler, it ...