At the conclusion of every National Hockey League game there is a spotlight shown on the game’s three top performers, known as the three stars. In reviewing the abbreviated 2019-2020 NHL season, Ukrainian style, yours truly has taken the three stars tradition a step further with his selection of the three most outstanding Ukrainian players of the year, who all happen to be defensemen.
Third Star – Adam Pelech, New York Islanders
Second Star – Jamie Oleksiak, Dallas Stars
First Star – Cale Makar, Colorado Avalanche