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Sidney Crosby Named NHL's Third Star Of The Week

Sidney Crosby has been named the NHL's third star of the week:

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Sidney Crosby was named NHL's No. 3 star of week, behind Mike Smith and Steven Stamkos.

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Crosby had a goal and an assist in Saturday's victory over the Flyers, an assist in Thursday's win over the Rangers, and two goals and an assist in a win over the Bruins. He now has points in five straight games, also including two assists in a 6-4 loss to the Flyers on April 1 and a goal and three assists in a win over the Sabres March 30.

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Smith shut out the Blue Jackets on April 3, then allowed one goal each against the Blues and Wild last weekend. His three goals this week helped the Coyotes edge out the Sharks for first place in the Pacific Division, clinching the third seed in the Western Conference.

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Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.