philkessel81_ea08Boston Bruins winger Phil Kessel has been selected as the Third Star of the week by the NHL for the period ending yesterday.

The First Star was Vancouver goaltender Roberto Luongo, while St. Louis goaltender Chris Mason was the Second Star.

In three games last week, Kessel scored a league-high five goals and added an assist. He recorded his second career NHL hat trick Sunday against the New York Islanders.