Nyquist receives second star of the month

DETROIT >> Gustav Nyquist was named the NHL’s second star of the month.

Nyquist has the second most goals in the month (12) and finished tied for fifth with points (18).

Nyquist has 11 goals in his past nine games and 22 goals in his past 27 games.

Boston’s Jarome Iginla was the first star, leading all players with 13 goals, scoring on a League-best 31.0 percent of his shots (13-of-42) to power the Bruins to a 15-1-1 record in March and the top spot in the NHL standings (110 points). He recorded 17 points (13 goals, four assists) in 17 games.

Philadelphia’s Claude Giroux is the third star. He led all players with 15 assists and 21 points during the month.

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