Isles’ Tavares scores top NHL star honours
New York Islanders centre John Tavares, Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Oscar Dansk and Ottawa Senators centre JeanGabriel Pageau have been named the NHL’s three stars for the week ending Oct. 29. Tavares led the NHL with seven points (six goals, one assist), including a pair of hat tricks, to power the Isles to two wins in three starts. Dansk went 2-0-0 with a 1.00 goals-against average, .968 save percentage and one shutout to lead the Golden Knights to a perfect week, continuing the best start by an expansion team (8-1-0, 16 points). Pageau collected six points (one goal, five assists) as the Senators went 1-0-2 to extend their point streak to five games.