No. 1 Star: Jimmy Howard, Detroit Red Wings
The Red Wings stayed alive in their playoff pursuit with a 4-0 blanking of the Phoenix Coyotes. Howard made 34 saves for his fourth shutout of the season and 15th of his career. Three of Detroit's four goals came via the powerplay, with Johan Franzen, Damien Brunner and Valtteri Filppula all scoring with the man advantage. Franzen would add his second of the night on an empty-netter late in the game. Henrik Zetterberg recorded all three of his assists on those power play tallies, including this gorgeous helper:
No. 2 Star: Viktor Fasth, Anaheim Ducks
Fasth continued his stellar first season in the NHL with his fourth shutout in a 3-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers. Behind Fasth's 24 saves and goals from Ryan Getzlaf, Radek Dvorak and Sami Vatanen, the Ducks clinched the Pacific Division crown and the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference.
No. 3 Star: Daniel Sedin, Vancouver Canucks
The Canucks wrapped up their fifth straight Northwest Division title with a 3-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks. Sedin helped set up Zack Kassian's goal midway through the second period and then added his own eight minutes later as Vancouver built up a 3-0 lead by the end of two. Brother Henrik recorded a pair of assists, while Cory Schneider made 24 saves.
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