NHL Three Stars: Jamie Benn wins Art Ross; Stone, Sutter clutch (Puck Daddy)
- Updated: April 12, 2015
No. 1 Star: Jamie Benn, Dallas Stars Benn had a hat trick and added an assist to win the Art Ross and the game, 4-1, over the Nashville Predators. No. 2 Star: Brandon Sutter, Pittsburgh Penguins Sutter had both goals in the Penguins’ 2-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres, punching their ticket for the postseason. Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves. No. 3 Star: Mark Stone, Ottawa Senators Mark Stone scored two goals in the Sens’ 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers, clinching a playoff spot. Honorable Mention: Kevin Hayes and Dominic Moore each had a goal and an assist in the New York Rangers’ 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals. … The Winnipeg Jets scored four goals in the third period to defeat the Calgary Flames, 5-1. Adam Pardy and Tobias Enstrom were a plus-5. … The Los Angeles Kings scored four straight goals to defeat the San Jose Sharks, 4-1. Four in a row against the Sharks. Huh. … Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal in the St. Louis Blues’ 4-2 win over the Minnesota Wild. … The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs in a shootout, 4-3, as Carey Price won his 44th game. … Alex Edler scored in overtime and had two assists in a wild 6-5 win for the Vancouver Canucks over the Edmonton Oilers. … Jaromir Jagr’s 204th career power-play goal tied Wayne Gretzky for 14th most in NHL history. Earlier, Jagr claimed sole possession of sixth place for career assists (1,080). … John Tavares had a goal and an assist, but the Columbus Blue Jackets won the shootout, 5-4. Scott Hartnell scored at 18:25 in the third to tie it. … Petr Mrazek had 35 saves in the Detroit Red Wings’ 2-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings. Landon Ferraro scored hi first NHL goal. … Jonathan Marchessault had his first NHL goal and added an assist in the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 3-2 shootout win over the Boston Bruins. … Jarome Iginla scored his 29th goal at 19:26 of the third to lead Colorado to a 3-2 win over the Blackhawks. … Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist in the Anaheim Ducks’ 2-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes. Did You Know? The Stars were without leading goal scorer Tyler Seguin, who was benched after being late to practice on Friday. Dishonorable Mention: Joe Colborne was a minus-5. … Logan Couture and Brent Burns were a minus-3. … Keith Auille was a minus-3.