On Monday morning, Blackhawks center Artem Anisimov was named the NHL’s #2 star for the week ending Oct. 23.
From the release:
Anisimov led the NHL with 4-3-7, including a pair of multi-goal performances, to power the Blackhawks (3-3-0, 6 points) to two victories in three contests. He opened the week with 2-2-4 in 7-4 triumph over the Philadelphia Flyers Oct. 18, his third career four-point outing and first since Feb. 6. Anisimov added one assist in a 3-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets Oct. 21 before scoring twice, his seventh career multi-goal game, in a 5-4 shootout win against the Toronto Maple Leafs Oct. 22. The 28-year-old Yaroslavl, Russia, native has 110-132-242 in 495 career NHL appearances, including 4-4-8 in six outings this season.
The first star was Edmonton goaltender Cam Talbot. Detroit defenseman Mike Green was the number three star.