Quick, Doan, Letang named NHL’s three stars of the week

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Los Angeles’ Jonathan Quick, Arizona’s Shane Doan and Pittsburgh’s Kris Letang have been named the NHL’s three stars for the week ending Jan. 3, the league announced on Monday.

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Quick went 4-0-0 with a 1.00 goals-against average, .968 save percentage and one shutout to help the Pacific Division-leading Kings (25-11-2, 52 points) extend their winning streak to five games.

Doan led the NHL with five goals in three games to power the Coyotes (18-16-4, 40 points) to three of a possible six standings points.

Letang led all defensemen with 2-4—6 in three games to propel the Penguins (19-15-4, 42 points) to five out of a possible six standings points.

Worth mentioning that Quick is now on the verge of setting a pretty impressive record. By shutting out Vancouver on Dec. 28, he moved into a tie with John Vanbiesbrouck and Frank Brimsek for first all-time among U.S. goalies in shutouts, with 42.