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NHL Three Stars: Price goes nine on shutouts; Turris’ goals lead to burgers (Puck Daddy)

No. 1. Star: Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens The star Canadiens netminder stopped 29 of 29 San Jose shots on goal in a 2-0 victory. With his ninth shutout, Price is the first Canadiens goaltender with nine or more shutouts since Ken Dryden had 10 in 1976-77.   No. 2 Star: Kyle Turris, Ottawa Senators Turris picked up the game winner for the Senators in a 5-3 win over Toronto. He also scored an empty net goal in the final minute of the game. Because of these scores Senators fans got two free hamburgers from McDonald’s as part of a promotion. No. 3. Star: Radim Vrbata, Vancouver Canucks Came up big with one goal and one assist in a crucial 4-1 win for the Canucks over the Los Angeles Kings. The victory put Vancouver four points clear of LA for the final playoff spot in the Pacific Division. Honorable Mention: Pittsburgh forward Sidney Crosby scored one goal and added one assist in a 3-1 win over Arizona to pick up the NHL’s scoring lead … Penguins defenseman Kris Letang notched one assist and played 31:09 … Coyotes forward Tobias Rieder scored a goal … Dallas goaltender Kari Lehtonen stopped all 33 Chicago shots on goal in a 4-0 win over the Blackhawks … Dallas forward Patrick Eaves scored one goal and added an assist … Nashville forward Craig Smith scored a goal in a 3-0 win over Buffalo … Predators forward Matt Cullen notched two assists … Winnipeg forward Drew Stafford notched two assists and Jets forward Mark Scheifele scored a goal and added an assist … Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec stopped 28 of 28 Washington shots on goal … Rangers goaltender Cam Talbot stopped 28 of 30 Carolina shots on goal in a 3-2 shootout win … Rangers forward J.T. Miller scored a goal … Islanders goaltender Jaroslav Halak stopped 26 of 26 Devils shots on goal in a 3-0 win … Islanders forward John Tavares picked up an assist … Florida goaltender Roberto Luongo stopped 26 of 27 shots on goal in a 2-1 shootout win over Boston … Brandon Pirri fired the shootout winner … Andrew Hammond stopped 22 of 25 Toronto shots on goal … Sens captain Erik Karlsson scored a goal and added an assist … Canadiens forward Tomas Plekanec scored a goal and added an assist … Canucks goaltender Eddie Lack stopped 25 of 26 Kings shots on goal … Columbus forward Rene Bourque scored two goals (including the winner) in a 3-2 overtime win over the Flames … Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 38 of 40 Calgary shots on goal … Devan Dubnyk moved to 22-6-1 in his 30th straight start, a 6-3 win over St. Louis … Minnesota defenseman Ryan Suter notched two assists and played 22:44 in the victory and forward Justin Fontaine scored a goal and added two assists … Edmonton forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored two goals and added one assist in a 5-4 overtime win over Philadelphia … Oilers forward Jordan Eberle scored a goal and added one assist … Flyers forward Jakub Voracek notched three assists. Teammate Claude Giroux scored two goals. Did You Know?:  Jaroslav Halak recorded his fifth shutout of the season. Only Chico Resch has posted more shutouts in one season for the Islanders (seven in 1975-76). Dishonorable Mention: Washington forward Alex Ovechkin was a minus-3 … Toronto’s James Reimer was yanked after allowing three goals on 12 Ottawa shots on goal … The Sharks have lost three of their last four … Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, forwards Anze Kopitar, Dustin Brown and Marian Gaborik were each a minus-3 … Blues forward Paul Stastny was a minus-3. Goaltender Brian Elliott was pulled after allowing four goals on 16 shots on goal.  MORE FROM YAHOO HOCKEY