Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin of Waterford, MI was named the National Hockey League’s first star of the week from December 13 to 19 on Monday according to nhl.com. In three games, Larkin had five goals and two assists for seven points.
Larkin began his week with a power-play goal in a 2-1 Red Wings win over the New York Islanders on December 14. He opened the scoring with his 11th goal of the season from European rookies Lucas Raymond of Gothenburg, Sweden, and Moritz Seider of Zell, Germany. Seider and Raymond were the Red Wings’ first round draft picks over the last couple of years. Seider, a defenseman, was selected in the first round, sixth overall, in the 2019 NHL Draft. Raymond, a left winger, was selected in the first round, fourth overall, in the 2020 NHL Draft.