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Minnesota Wild left-winger Jason Zucker named NHL first star of week

NEW YORK — Minnesota Wild left-winger Jason Zucker was named NHL first star of the week Monday after recording seven points in four games last week.

Zucker had six goals and one assist over the stretch.

Tampa Bay Lightning right-winger Nikita Kucherov took the second star after posting seven points (2-5) in three games.

Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby was named third star after earning three victories last week.

Holtby had a 1.27 goals-against average and .952 save percentage.

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