Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo, St. Louis Blues goaltender Chris Mason and Boston Bruins right wing Phil Kessel have been named the NHL's Three Stars for the week ending Apr. 12.

FIRST STAR -- Roberto Luongo, G, Canucks Luongo stopped 88 of 89 shots while compiling a 3-0-0 record with a 0.33 goals-against average, .989 save percentage and two shutouts as the Canucks (45-27-10) clinched the Northwest Division title. He began the week by recording 46 saves in a 4-1 victory over the Calgary Flames in a Northwest showdown on April 7. He made 20 saves in a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on April 9 turned aside 22 shots for his ninth shutout of the season in a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on April 11. Luongo finished the regular season with a 33-13-7 record, 2.34 GAA, .920 save pct. and nine shutouts in 54 appearances.

SECOND STAR -- Chris Mason, G, Blues Mason stopped 72 of 74 shots with a 3-0-0 record, 0.67 GAA, .973 save pct. and a shutout as the Blues (41-31-10) claimed their first playoff berth since 2003-04. Mason recorded 28 saves in a 5-1 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on April 7, stopped 16 shots in the playoff-clinching 3-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on April 10 and recored his sixth shutout of the season with a 28-save performance in a 1-0 win over the Colorado Avalanche on April 12. He started the Blues' last 33 games of the season and was 24-8-6 with a 2.08 GAA, .924 save pct. and five shutouts in 38 games from Jan. 19 through the end of the season. Mason led NHL goaltenders in wins and GAA over that span.

THIRD STAR -- Phil Kessel, RW, Bruins Kessel led the NHL in goals for the week (5) and added an assist as the Bruins (53-19-10) finished the season with the Eastern Conference's top record and in second place the overall standings. He scored a goal in a 3-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators on April 7, and had one in a 5-4 overtime victory over the Montreal Canadiens on April 9, finishing the week with three and an assist in a 6-2 victory over the New York Islanders on April 12. Kessel led the Bruins in goals with a career-high 36 and ranked fourth on the club in points with 36-24--60 in 70 games.

April 6

First Star -- RW Alex Kovalev, Montreal Second Star -- G Nikolai Khabibulin, Chicago Third Star -- C David Backes, St. Louis

March 30

First Star -- G Chris Mason, St. Louis Second Star -- LW Daniel Sedin, Vancouver Third Star -- G Cam Ward, Carolina

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

March

First Star -- G Cam Ward, Carolina Second Star -- C Henrik Sedin, Vancouver Third Star -- LW Rick Nash, Columbus

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

March -- C T.J. Oshie, St. Louis

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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