Parise takes NHL's First Star honors
Monday, 02.16.2009 / 6:08 PM / News
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Parise led the NHL in scoring for the week with eight points (four goals, four assists) as the Devils (37-17-3) recorded four consecutive victories and increased their Atlantic Division lead to eight points.
He notched two goals in a 3-0 victory over the New York Rangers Feb. 9, tallied four points (two goals, two assists) in a 4-2 win over the New York Islanders Feb. 11 and notched a pair of assists in a 6-5 win over the San Jose Sharks Feb. 15.
Parise is tied for second in the NHL goal-scoring race with a career-high 34 and ranks fifth in points with 69.
Second and Third Star honors went to Calgary's Matthew Lombardi and Atlanta's Ilya Kovalchuk.