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Sports Canucks' J.T. Miller named NHL's third star of the week

11:56  04 february  2020
11:56  04 february  2020 Source:   theprovince.com

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NEW YORK - Miller tied for the second-most points in the NHL last week with 3 -4-7 in four games, helping the Canucks (30-18-5, 65 points) post a 3 -0-1 record to increase their lead to three points atop the Pacific Division standings. canucks .com is the official Web site of the Vancouver Canucks .

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a group of hockey players on the snow: Jan 18, 2020; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; San Jose Sharks forward Barclay Goodrow (23) reaches for the puck against Vancouver Canucks forward J.T. Miller (9) during the first period at Rogers Arena. Mandatory Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports © Anne-Marie Sorvin Jan 18, 2020; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; San Jose Sharks forward Barclay Goodrow (23) reaches for the puck against Vancouver Canucks forward J.T. Miller (9) during the first period at Rogers Arena. Mandatory Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports

J.T. Miller’s big week has earned him a league honour.

The left winger was named the third star of the week by the NHL on Monday for his big performance over the four games from Jan. 27 till Feb. 2.

In games against the Blues, Sharks, Islanders and Hurricanes, Miller scored three goals and added four assists.

He has 20 goals and 33 assists in his first season with the Canucks. He’ll soon be setting breaking his career-best marks in goals, assists and points: in 2017-18, his 23 goals, 35 assists, adding up to 58 total points are all his career bests.

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