On Monday morning, the NHL announced Blackhawks forward Artemi Panarin as the Number One Star of the Week for the week ending April 2.
From the NHL release:
Panarin led the League with five goals in four games (5-1-6) to help the Blackhawks (50-22-7, 107 points) clinch first place in the Western Conference. Panarin began the week by notching one goal in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning March 27. On March 29, he recorded 1-1-2 in a 5-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins and followed with two goals in a 3-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets March 31. Panarin finished the week with one goal in a 3-2 loss to the Boston Bruins April 2. The 25-year-old native of Korkino, Russia, ranks second on the Blackhawks in goals and points (29-43-72 in 79 GP) and has eclipsed the 70-point mark in each of his first two NHL campaigns.
Washington Capitals forward Marcus Johansson and Edmonton Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot were named the Number Two and Three Stars, respectively.