St. Louis Blues goaltender Manny Legace, Calgary Flames left wing Kristian Huselius and Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Ty Conklin have been named the NHL's 'Three Stars' for the week ending January 6.

FIRST STAR -- Manny Legace, G, St. Louis Blues Legace posted two shutouts in three appearances, helping the Blues (20-14-5, 45 points) move within two points of the eighth and final playoff spot in the tight Western Conference standings. He made 31 saves in recording his second shutout of the season, a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Dec. 31. He made three saves in the first period before leaving the game due to illness in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Jan. 2 and closed the week by recording the 21st shutout of his NHL career, making 27 saves in a 1-0 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Jan. 5. Legace has posted a 15-10-2 record with a 2.09 goals-against average, .921 save percentage and three shutouts in 29 games this season.

SECOND STAR -- Kristian Huselius, LW, Calgary Flames

Huselius led all NHL scorers with nine points (four goals, five assists) and recorded points in each game as the Flames (22-14-7, 51 points) went 4-0-0 and took the Northwest Division lead. He began the week with the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Dec. 31 and notched his second consecutive game-winner and three assists in a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Jan. 2. He recorded one assist in a 3-2 overtime win over the San Jose Sharks on Jan. 3 and finished the week with three points (two goals, one assist) in a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Jan. 5. Huselius ranks second on the Flames in scoring and 13th in the NHL with 47 points (20 goals, 27 assists) in 43 games.

THIRD STAR -- Ty Conklin, G, Pittsburgh Penguins

Conklin posted a 3-0-0 record, 0.97 goals-against average, .972 save percentage and one shutout as the Penguins (23-16-2, 48 points) won all three games. Conklin began the week by stopping 36 of 37 shots and two of three shootout attempts as the Penguins defeated the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 in the AMP Energy NHL Winter Classic, played outdoors at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Buffalo on Jan. 1. He made 33 saves in a 6-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Jan. 3 and stopped all 35 shots for his second shutout of the season in a 3-0 victory over the Florida Panthers on Jan. 5. Conklin has posted a record of 7-0-0 with a 2.00 goals-against average, .939 save percentage and two shutouts in eight appearances for Pittsburgh this season.

Dec. 31 First Star -- Alexander Ovechkin, LW, Washington Second Star -- Jaromir Jagr, RW, N.Y. Rangers Third Star -- Evgeni Nabokov, G, San Jose

Dec. 24 First Star -- Marian Gaborik, RW, Minnesota Second Star -- Kari Lehtonen, G, Atlanta Third Star -- Jason Arnott, C, Nashville

Dec. 17 First Star -- Jarome Iginla, RW, Calgary Second Star -- Sergei Zubov, D, Dallas Third Star -- Joffrey Lupul, RW, Philadelphia

Dec. 10 First Star -- Milan Hejduk, RW, Colorado Second Star -- Dominik Hasek, G, Detroit Third Star -- Anze Kopitar, C, Los Angeles

Dec. 3 First Star -- Roberto Luongo, G, Vancouver Second Star -- Martin Brodeur, G, New Jersey Third Star -- Niklas Backstrom, G, Minnesota

Nov. 26 First Star -- Daniel Briere, C, Philadelphia Second Star -- Ilya Bryzgalov, G, Phoenix Third Star -- Mike Smith, G, Dallas

Nov. 19 First Star -- Vincent Lecavalier, C, Tampa Bay Second Star -- Evgeni Nabokov, G, San Jose Third Star -- Martin Erat, RW, Nashville

Nov. 12 First Star -- Vincent Lecavalier, C, Tampa Bay Second Star -- Steven Reinprecht, F, Phoenix Third Star -- Jeremy Roenick, C, San Jose

Nov. 5 First Star -- Ilya Kovalchuk, LW, Atlanta Second Star -- Henrik Lundqvist, G, N.Y. Rangers Third Star -- Marian Gaborik, RW, Minnesota

Oct. 29 First Star -- Jason LaBarbera, G, Los Angeles Second Star -- Rod Brind'Amour, C, Carolina Third Star -- Alex Ovechkin, F, Washington

Oct. 22 First Star -- Martin Biron, G, Philadelphia Second Star -- Jarome Iginla, RW, Calgary Third Star -- Jason Williams, F, Chicago

Oct. 15 First Star -- Cam Ward, G, Carolina Second Star -- Bryan Campbell, D, Buffalo Third Star -- Henrik Zetterberg, F, Detroit

Oct. 8 First Star -- Paul Stastny, C, Colorado Second Star -- Mike Comrie, C, N.Y. Islanders Third Star -- Chris Mason, G, Nashville

December First Star -- Jason Spezza, C, Ottawa Second Star -- Pavel Datsyuk, C, Detroit Third Star -- Evgeni Nabokov, G, San Jose

November First Star -- Ilya Kovalchuk, LW, Atlanta Second Star -- Roberto Luongo, G, Vancouver Third Star -- Vincent Lecavalier, C, Tampa Bay

October First Star -- Henrik Zetterberg, F, Detroit Second Star -- Pascal Leclaire, G, Columbus Third Star -- Jarome Iginla, RW, Calgary

December -- Nicklas Backstrom, C, Washington November -- Tobias Enstrom, D, Atlanta October -- Patrick Kane, RW, Chicago

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