Patrick Marleau LW SAN Nov 08 '78

It should come as no surprise that Patrick Marleau has been named the first star of the week by the NHL.

Marleau has enjoyed a scorching hot start to the season with a league-leading nine goals and 13 points in only five contests. In the process, he became the second player in NHL history, and first since Cy Denneny back in 1917-18, to record four consecutive multi-goal games to begin a season. That streak came to end on Sunday when he scored one goal and added an assist against Vancouver in a 4-1 win.

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