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Sens goalie Nilsson, Leafs centre Matthews, Avs defenceman Makar named 3 stars

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This article was published 11/11/2019 (347 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.

Ottawa Senators Nikita Zaitsev (22)defends against Carolina Hurricane Andrei Svechnikov (37) as Ottawa Senator goaltender Anders Nilsson(31)makes a save during first period NHL hockey action in Ottawa, Saturday November 9, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Ottawa Senators Nikita Zaitsev (22)defends against Carolina Hurricane Andrei Svechnikov (37) as Ottawa Senator goaltender Anders Nilsson(31)makes a save during first period NHL hockey action in Ottawa, Saturday November 9, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

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.

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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