In a news release issued Monday, the NHL highlighted Pominville's League-tying lead in goals (4) and points (6), scoring in all three games to help the Wild earn four out of a possible six points. Pominville recorded Minnesota’s lone goal in a 5-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks Oct. 28. He then posted a season-high three points (2-1—3), including the game-winning goal, in a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens Nov. 1. Pominville closed the week by registering 1-1—2, his third multi- point game of the season, in a 4-0 triumph over the New Jersey Devils Nov. 3.
The 30-year-old native of Repentigny, Que., has scored in four consecutive games (6-2—8), his longest goal- scoring streak since Nov. 12-19, 2008 (4-2—6 in four games). He is tied for third in the NHL with 10 goals this season and also leads the Wild with 12 points, three game-winning goals and a +6 rating in 15 games.
The NHL awarded it's second star of the to Marc-Andre Fleury, goalie for the Pittsburg Penguins, and third star to left wing Jason Chimera of the Washington Capitals.