LECAVALIER, REINPRECHT, ROENICK NAMED NHL'S THREE STARS OF THE WEEK
FIRST STAR – VINCENT LECAVALIER, F, TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING
Lecavalier tied for the League lead among scorers for the week with
eight points (2-6--8) as the Lightning won three of four games. On Nov. 5,
he notched two assists in a 4-3 loss to the Florida Panthers and followed
that by recording one goal and one assist in the return match with Florida
as Tampa won 3-1, Nov. 7. He recorded one goal and one assist in a 5-1
victory over the Carolina Hurricanes, Nov. 8, and finished the week with
his fourth two-point game in a row by recording two assists in a 5-2 win
over the Washington Capitals on Nov. 10. Lecavalier leads Tampa Bay and is tied for third in overall NHL scoring with 24 points (9-15--24).
SECOND STAR – STEVEN REINPRECHT, F, PHOENIX COYOTES
Reinprecht recorded seven points (4-3--7), tied for third among
scorers for the week as Phoenix won two of three games for the week. On
Nov. 7, Reinprecht recorded one goal and two assists in a 6-5 overtime win over the Anaheim Ducks. The next night he recorded two goals and one assist in a 5-2 victory over the Dallas Stars and he closed the week by scoring
the lone goal in a 4-1 loss to the San Jose Sharks, Nov. 10. For the
season, Reinprecht is second on the Coyotes with 13 points (5-8--13).
THIRD STAR – JEREMY ROENICK, F, SAN JOSE SHARKS
Roenick recorded points in each of San Jose’s three games including
his 500th NHL goal against Phoenix, Nov. 10. He notched one assist in a 3-1 loss to the Dallas Stars on Nov. 7. On Nov. 9, he recorded one assist in a 3-2 shoot-out loss to the Anaheim Ducks. In a 4-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes, Roenick became the 40th player and third American in NHL history to record 500 regular season goals. In his 19th NHL season and first with San Jose, Roenick has appeared in 15 games, recording 10 points (5-5--10).