Mrazek Earns NHL’s Second Star Of The Week

Mrazek went 3-0-0 with a 0.67 goals-against average, .978 save percentage and one shutout to backstop the Red Wings (22-13-7, 51 points) to three straight wins for the week as well as their fourth consecutive victory overall, all on the road. He opened the week by making 22 saves for his seventh career shutout (and second of the season) in a 1-0 triumph over the New Jersey Devils Jan. 4. Mrazek followed that performance by turning aside 35 of 36 shots in a 2-1 win over the San Jose Sharks Jan. 7. He closed the week with 30 stops in a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks Jan. 10. The 23-year-old Ostrava, Czech Republic, native owns a 15-8-3 record in 28 appearances this season. He ranks sixth in the NHL in save percentage (.930) and places 10th in goals-against average (2.16).