NHL honors Guentzel for big week

Pens forward has points in every road game this season
Jake Guentzel skating
Photo credit Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) – Forward Jake Guentzel becomes the second Pens player to get a weekly NHL honor. Guentzel is the league’s Third Star of the week for his five goals in three games.

Going into Monday’s game in Seattle, Guentzel has a career-high 12 game point streak with 10 goals and six assists over the span of the dozen games.  The 27-year-old was the catalyst for the only win of the week, his fourth career hat trick in a 4-1 victory over Vancouver on Saturday.

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Guentzel is 10th in the NHL with 13 goals, this after starting the season with one goal in his first seven games.  The winger with points in every single road game this season

Florida’s Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and eight assists in three comeback wins and is the number one star.  Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman is the number two star after two goals and six assists in four games as Tampa Bay got three wins and an overtime loss.