Oilers' McDavid, Jets' Connor among NHL three stars of the week

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) works against Arizona Coyotes left wing Lawson Crouse (67) for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)

NEW YORK -- Winnipeg Jets left-wing Kyle Connor, Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid and New York Islanders goaltender Ilya Sorokin have been named the NHL's three stars of the week.

Connor led all scorers with eight points (five goals, three assists) in three games as the Jets earned five of a possible six standings points. His week include a pair of two-goal, one-assist efforts.

McDavid recorded three goals and five assists, helping the Oilers improve to 5-0-0 and first place in the Pacific Division. His week included reaching the 200 career goal milestone with two goals and an assist in a 5-1 win over Arizona on Thursday.

Sorokin went 3-0-1 with a 0.99 goals-against average, .971 save percentage and two shutouts, backstopping the Islanders to seven of a possible eight points in four road contests.

When submitting content, please abide by our  submission guidelines, and avoid posting profanity, personal attacks or harassment. Should you violate our submissions guidelines, we reserve the right to remove your comments and block your account. Sportsnet reserves the right to close a story’s comment section at any time.
We use cookies to improve your experience. Learn More or change your cookie preferences. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the use of cookies.