Hockey

Hockey Night's 3 Stars

Coyotes centre Matthew Lombardi scored two goals and set up three more for a career-high five points in a 6-1 rout of the Edmonton Oilers in Phoenix on Monday night.

CBCSports.ca senior reporter Tim Wharnsby names the top performers in the NHL from Monday night.

FIRST STAR: Matthew Lombardi, C, Phoenix

Lombardi scored two goals and set up three more for a career-high five points in a 6-1 rout  of the Edmonton Oilers in Phoenix. The Montreal native broke out of a slump that had seen him go without a point in his previous five games.

SECOND STAR: Corey Perry, RW, Anaheim

Perry scored a goal and two assists for the Ducks in their 4-2 win at home against the rival Los Angeles Kings, who ended their nine-game win streak. The Ducks have pulled within three points of the Nashville Predators for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference  and ended a five-game skid against the Kings. Anaheim has also won its last 10 games on home ice.

THIRD STAR: Chris Stewart, RW, Colorado

The Avalanche forward scored the game-winner and added two assists in Colorado's 5-2 win at home against the St. Louis Blues. Stewart broke a 2-2 tie early in the second period, tipping in a shot from Avalanche defenceman Ryan Wilson.

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