St. Louis Blues goaltender Chris Mason, Vancouver Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin and Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward have been named the NHL's Three Stars for the week that ended March 29.

FIRST STAR -- Chris Mason, G, Blues

Mason went 4-0-0 with a 1.72 goals-against average and.930 save percentage as the Blues (37-30-9) climbed to eighth place in the Western Conference after starting the week in 11th. He recorded his fifth shutout of the season with 22 saves in a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on March 24, made 21 stops in a 4-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on March 26 and closed the week by backstopping to the Blues to consecutive victories over the Columbus Blue Jackets in a key home-and-home series. He stopped 24 shots and three of four shootout attempts in a 4-3 victory at St. Louis on March 28 and made 26 saves in a 5-2 triumph at Columbus on March 29.

Mason, who has started the Blues' past 27 games, has a 20-7-5 record in his past 32 outings with four shutouts, a .926 save percentage and 2.03 GAA. He is currently on a five-game win streak.

SECOND STAR -- Daniel Sedin, LW, Canucks

Sedin had eight points (four goals, four assists) in four games as the Canucks (41-25-9) closed within one point of the Calgary Flames for the Northwest Division lead. He began the week with a goal and assist in a 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars on March 24, had an assist in a 4-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues on March 26, scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in a 4-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on March 27 and potted two goals, including the game-winner, while being credited with an assist in a 4-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on March 29. Sedin leads the Canucks in points (76), goals (30) and game-winning goals (seven).

THIRD STAR -- Cam Ward, G, Hurricanes

Ward earned NHL Three Stars recognition for the second consecutive week, having been named First Star for the week ending Marcj 22. He had a 3-0-0 record with a 1.32 GAA and .957 save percentage as the Hurricanes (42-28-7) climbed to fifth place in the Eastern Conference. He made 37 saves in a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on March 23, blocked 21 shots in a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on March 25 and stopped 31 of 32 shots in a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on March 28. Ward has started each of the Hurricanes' past 24 games, the longest such streak of his NHL career. He has a 16-6-2 record and two shutouts in that span.

March 23 First Star -- G Cam Ward, Carolina Second Star -- C Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Third Star -- RW Shane Doan, Phoenix

March 16 First Star -- G Martin Brodeur, New Jersey Second Star -- C Olli Jokinen, Calgary Third Star -- C Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh

March 9 First Star -- C Eric Staal, Carolina Second Star -- G Marc-Andre Fleury, Pittsburgh Third Star -- LW Rick Nash, Columbus

March 2 First Star -- G Martin Brodeur, New Jersey Second Star -- RW Jarome Iginla, Calgary Third Star -- LW Ilya Kovalchuk, Atlanta

Feb. 23 First Star -- C Mike Richards, Philadelphia Second Star -- G Tomas Vokoun, Florida Third Star -- G Cristobal Huet, Chicago

Feb. 16 First Star -- LW Zach Parise, New Jersey Second Star -- C Matthew Lombardi, Calgary Third Star -- LW Ilya Kovalchuk, Atlanta

Feb. 9 First Star -- G Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Second Star -- RW Marian Hossa, Detroit Third Star -- D Mike Green, Washington

Feb. 2 First Star -- RW Jamie Langenbrunner, New Jersey Second Star -- C Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Third Star -- D Mike Green, Washington

Jan. 26

First Star -- LW Dustin Brown, Los Angeles Second Star -- G Cam Ward, Carolina Third Star -- RW Ales Hemsky, Edmonton

Jan. 19 First Star -- C Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Second Star -- LW Mike Cammalleri, Calgary Third Star -- C Rich Peverley, Atlanta

Jan. 12 First Star -- LW Wojtek Wolski, Colorado Second Star -- RW Bobby Ryan, Anaheim Third Star -- C Gregory Campbell, Florida

Jan. 5 First Star -- LW Rick Nash, Columbus Second Star -- D Brian Rafalski, Detroit Third Star -- G Cam Ward, Carolina

Dec. 29 First Star -- LW Alex Ovechkin, Washington Second Star -- C Bryan Little, Atlanta Third Star -- G Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles

Dec. 22 First Star -- LW Loui Eriksson, Dallas Second Star -- C Jeff Carter, Philadelphia Third Star -- LW Patrik Elias, New Jersey

Dec. 15 First Star -- RW Phil Kessel, Boston Second Star -- RW Petr Sykora, Pittsburgh Third Star -- LW Thomas Vanek, Buffalo

Dec. 8 First Star -- G Pekka Rinne, Nashville Second Star -- C Jonathan Toews, Chicago Third Star -- C Jason Spezza, Ottawa

Dec. 1 First Star -- C Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Second Star -- G Jonas Hiller, Anaheim Third Star -- G Chris Mason, St. Louis

Nov. 24 First Star -- C Marc Savard, Boston Second Star -- C Henrik Sedin, Vancouver Third Star -- G Nikolai Khabibulin, Chicago

Nov. 17 First Star -- C Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Second Star -- LW Alex Ovechkin, Washington Third Star -- G Dan Ellis, Nashville

Nov. 10 First Star -- G Roberto Luongo, Vancouver Second Star -- G Steve Mason, Columbus Third Star -- G Brent Johnson, Washington

Nov. 3 First Star -- C Ryan Getzlaf, RW Corey Perry and RW Teemu Selanne, Anaheim Second Star -- G Tim Thomas, Boston Third Star -- LW Simon Gagne, Philadelphia

Oct. 27 First Star -- RW Jarome Iginla, Calgary Second Star -- G Peter Budaj, Colorado Third Star -- RW Marian Hossa, Detroit

Oct. 20 First Star -- LW Thomas Vanek, Buffalo Second Star -- G Niklas Backstrom, Minnesota Third Star -- LW Fabian Brunnstrom, Dallas

Oct. 13 First Star -- F Daniel Sedin, Vancouver Second Star -- LW David Booth, Florida Third Star -- G Martin Brodeur, New Jersey

February

First Star -- LW Ilya Kovalchuk, Atlanta Second Star -- D Mike Green, Washington Third Star -- G Chris Mason, St. Louis

January First Star -- RW Jamie Langenbrunner, New Jersey Second Star -- D Scott Niedermayer, Anaheim Third Star -- G Ryan Miller, Buffalo

December First Star -- G Manny Fernandez and Tim Thomas, Boston Second Star -- C Jeff Carter, Philadelphia Third Star -- LW Alex Ovechkin, Washington

November First Star -- LW Alex Ovechkin, Washington Second Star -- C Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Third Star -- G Joey MacDonald, N.Y. Islanders

October First Star -- LW Alexander Semin, Washington Second Star -- G Henrik Lundqvist, N.Y. Rangers Third Star -- D Shea Weber, Nashville

February -- G Pekka Rinne, Nashville January -- RW Bobby Ryan, Anaheim December -- G Steve Mason, Columbus November -- G Steve Mason, Columbus October -- C Derick Brassard, Columbus

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