Senators’ Nilsson, Maple Leafs’ Matthews, Avs’ Makar Named 3 Stars

NEW YORK — Ottawa goaltender Anders Nilsson, Toronto centre Auston Matthews and Colorado defenceman Cale Makar are the NHL three stars of the week.

Nilsson stopped 96 of the 101 shots he faced, compiling a 3-0-0 record, 1.64 goals-against average and .950 save percentage for the Senators.

Ottawa Senators Anders Nilsson Ottawa Senators defenceman Christian Wolanin New York Islanders Valtteri Filppula
Ottawa Senators goaltender Anders Nilsson makes a save as Ottawa Senators defenceman Christian Wolanin and New York Islanders centre Valtteri Filppula battle (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand)

Matthews factored on nine of his team’s 11 goals last week, leading all players with nine points (two goals, seven assists) in four games.

Makar tied for the NHL lead among defencemen in goals and points last week with three goals and three assists in three games.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 11, 2019.

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