NEW YORK (March 21, 2022) – Defenseman Roman Josi of the Nashville Predators, left winger Kyle Connor of the Winnipeg Jets and left winger Lawson Crouse of the Arizona Coyotes have been named NHL Jerseys Online “Three Stars” for the week ended March 20 .
FIRST STAR – ROMAN JOSI, D, NASHVILLE PREDATORS JERSEYS WHOLESALE
Josi has three assists in each of his three games, leading the NHL in assists (9), points (9) and plus/minus (tie; +6). The Predators (36-22-4, 76 points) picked up two wins and held the first wild card spot in the Western Conference. He was involved in three goals in the 4-1 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins on March 15 after a 1-1 draw in the second period. After trailing 3-1 in the middle period, Josi again had a hand in three Predators goals as the team lost 4-5 to the Philadelphia Flyers on March 17. He ended the week with three more assists in the 6-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on March 19. Josi scored at least three points for the fourth time in a row – a feat that only one other defender in NHL history had managed (Bobby Orr: 6 GP in the 1970/71 season). The 31-year-old from Bern and 11-year-old NHL veteran has played a total of 60 games this season. With 17-58–75 points, he leads the Blueliner rankings and already has the most goals, assists and points of his career. He is on track to become the sixth defenseman in league history to record a 100-point season and the first since Brian Leetch in the 1991-92 season (22-80–102 in 80 games for the NYR ).
SECOND STAR – KYLE CONNOR, LW, WINNIPEG JETS NHL JERSEYS SALE
Connor finished second in the NHL, 2-6–8 in three games, as the Jets (29-24-10, 68 points) had two wins to within four points of the last playoff spot in the Western Conference . In the 7-3 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on March 15, he went 1-2–3 for his second straight three-point game. Connor contributed an assist in the 4-2 loss to the Boston Bruins on March 18. He finished the week 1-3–4 in a 6-4 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on March 20, his fifth four-point game of his career and first since February 8, 2020 (1-3- -4 against OTT). The 25-year-old from Shelby Township, Michigan, who has scored in seven straight games since March 8 (6-9–15) and is on his way to career highs in goals (39), assists (38) and points (77), played a total of 63 games this season and is among the best in the league for shots on goal (3rd; 272), goals (5th) and points (6th).
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THIRD STAR – LAWSON CROUSE, LW, ARIZONA COYOTES NHL JERSEYS ONLINE
Crouse led the NHL with five goals and was third with seven points (5-2–7). He helped the Coyotes (20-38-4, 44 points) win two of their four games. Earlier in the week, he scored a career-first hat trick in a 5-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on March 14. Crouse then added a goal and an assist in the 6-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on March 15, his tenth game-winner of his career and his fourth of the season. After missing a goal in the 4-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on March 19, Crouse had a goal and an assist in the 4-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks on March 20. The 24- The year-old from Mt. Brydges, Ontario, has career-high goals (20), assists (14) and points (34) in 61 games this season, making him Arizona’s second-best goalscorer and fifth-best scorer.