Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 1/11/12
No. 1 Star: Saku Koivu, Anaheim Ducks Koivu scored a minute in and with a minute left (with a game-winner somewhere in there as well, whatever) to record his second career hat trick in the Ducks' 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars. The first was nearly a decade ago. It came in November of 2002. No. 2 Star: Viktor Stalberg, Chicago Blackhawks At the midway point of this game, Todd Richards' first as the head coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets, the score was 1-1. But then both teams remembered who they were, and the Blackhawks took over. Viktor Stalberg scored thrice, including the empty-netter, as the Hawks cruised to a 5-2 win. It was the first hat trick of his NHL career. No. 3 Star: Jonas Gustavsson, Toronto Maple Leafs Gustavsson picked up the third shutout of his career, his second in the last 5 days, stopping all 32 shots he faced to blank the Buffalo Sabres in a 2-0 Leafs win. He's been lights out in 2012, with wins in all four games he's started. Nikolai Kulemin and Mikhail Grabovski
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