Emery named NHL's third star of week

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Ray Emery was named third star in the NHL for the week ending on Sunday, the league announced Monday.

Emery went 3-0-0 with a 1.13 goals-against average and a .959 save percentage, winning one game in relief and two as a starter.

He allowed one goal in 40 minutes in a 5-4 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Feb. 29. He stopped 25 shots in a 2-1 win at the Ottawa Senators March 2 and made 23 saves in a 2-1 victory at the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday.

Emery was signed as a free agent after coming to Blackhawks camp on a tryout. He has a 14-8-2 record with a 2.58 goals-against average and .909 save percentage in 28 appearances.