Today, the NHL announced the three stars of the week ending November 17th. The second place start went to Tyler Seguin of the Dallas Stars and the third place star went to Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding. However, the first place star went to none other than Kings goalie Ben Scrivens for his play over the last week.
Scrivens pulled out a record of 3-0-1 over the week and posted a 0.66 goals against average and a .977 save percentage over that time.
Scrivens posted wins against the New York Islanders, a 3-2 win on November 14th, the New Jersey Devils, a 26 save shutout on November 15th and finally a 37 save shutout over the New York Rangers last night.
Scrivens got the chance to start when starting goalie Jonathan Quick went down with an injury during overtime of the Kings’ 3-2 shootout loss to the Buffalo Sabres on November 12th. Scrivens has hit the ground running and taken this opportunity for all its worth.
Scrivens now leads the NHL with a 1.24 goals against average, a .955 save percentage and three shutouts in eight games played.
The Kings start a three game home stand on Tuesday, lets see how long Scrivens can extend his streak of 155:02 without allowing a goal.