KANE, BENN AND BRODEUR NAMED NHL ‘THREE STARS’ OF THE WEEK

NEW YORK (Feb. 11, 2013) – Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane, Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn and New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur have been named the NHL’s ‘Three Stars’ for the week ending Feb. 10.

FIRST STAR – PATRICK KANE, RW, CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS

Kane led all skaters with five goals and added an assist as the Blackhawks picked up three wins to continue their torrid start to the season (10-0-2, 22 points). He began the week with two goals, including the game-winner, in a 5-3 victory at the San Jose Sharks Feb. 5. Kane netted another pair of goals and recorded his 10th helper of the season in a 6-2 win at the Phoenix Coyotes Feb. 7. He closed the week with his ninth goal of the year in 3-0 triumph at the Nashville Predators Feb. 10. The 24-year-old Buffalo, N.Y., native has points in six consecutive games (7-3—10), including goals in five straight, and is second in the League with 19 points (9-10—19). In 411 career NHL games, all with Chicago, the former No. 1 overall pick (2007) has 135-253—388.