Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog was named the NHL’s First Star for the week ending on Oct. 21, the league announced on Monday.
Landeskog registered six goals and one assist last week and helped the Avs to a 2-0-1 record. His seven points tied linemate Nathan MacKinnon for the league lead over the past seven days.
He scored in all three of Colorado’s outings, producing a week-high six goals. Landeskog is presently on a three-game goal streak (five goals) and a four-game point streak (six goals, two assists).