New York, NY – Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price and Edmonton Oilers netminder Nikolai Khabibulin, along with Philadelphia Flyers forward Jaromir Jagr have been named the NHL's 'Three Stars' for the week ending October 30.
Price was named the First Star after leading Montreal to three consecutive victories, posting a 1.33 goals-against average and .950 save percentage.
The 24-year-old Price stopped 20-of-21 shots in a 5-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on October 26, his 100th career regular-season victory. He made 29 saves in a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins October 27 and turned aside 26 shots in a 4-2 win over the Bruins two nights later.
Khabibulin took home the Second Star by helping the Oilers (7-2-2) climb to first place in the Western Conference. He went 3-0-0 with a 1.67 goals-against average and .951 save percentage.
Jagr earned the Third Star by recording a league-leading five goals. Jagr recorded points in each game for the Flyers (6-4-1), who won twice in his four starts.