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Chicago Blackhawks’ Three Stars of Week 19

By Skylar Peters
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Second Star: Jonathan Toews

Feb 5, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) skates with the puck in front of Anaheim Ducks defenseman

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(6) during the third period at the Honda Center. The Blackhawks won 2-0. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

Jonathan Toews was a beast defensively, and in the NHL, defense leads to offense, giving him a solid stat line for the week. Toews recorded two assists against the Kings, followed by a nasty goal against the Ducks that was the dagger in the coffin for the League’s best team. Toews had 2 PIMs and a 61% faceoff percentage against the Coyotes to finish the week. Toews’ physical side was much more prevalent in this week than others, as he was making effective, clean checks. His fore-checking was spot on, and as always, the Selke Trophy holder was killer in his own end.

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