Pastrnak Named To NHL First All-Star Staff; Rask Finishes Second In Vezina Voting


dangolka (CBS) — David Pastrnak continues to earn some NHL honors for his profession season in 2019-20. On Monday night time, the Bruins proper winger was named to the NHL First All-Star group for the primary time in his profession.

Pastrnak racked up 95 factors throughout the common season, potting 48 targets whereas shelling out 47 assists — all profession highs — over 70 video games. These 48 targets tied for the league-lead with Washington’s Alexander Ovechkin, incomes Pastrnak a share of the Rocket Richard Trophy.

Pastrnak is joined by Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck, Capitals defenseman John Carlson, Predators defenseman Roman Josi, Oilers middle Leon Draisaitl and Rangers left wing Artemi Panarin on the NHL First All-Star Staff. All six gamers earned the consideration for the primary time of their careers, marking the primary time that has occurred for the reason that first yr of NHL All-Star Staff choices in 1930-31.


Pastrnak additionally completed fourth in Hart Trophy voting for the league’s MVP, behind first-time winner Draisaitl, Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon and Panarin.

dangolka winger Brad Marchand and netminder Tuukka Rask additionally earned a spot on the Second Staff.

Rask was a finalist for this yr’s Vezina Trophy, given to the league’s finest goaltender, however completed second behind Hellebuyck. Rask obtained 10 first-place votes and had 99 whole factors, whereas Hellebuyck obtained 19 first-place votes and 123 general factors.


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