Rafalski among NHL's Three Stars
Wings' defenseman named Third Star for week ending Nov. 21
Rafalski notched seven assists in three games as the Red Wings (13-3-2) earned five of six points, closed their six-game homestand with a 5-0-1 mark and moved into first place in the Western Conference standings. He began the week by matching a career-high with three assists in a 7-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Nov. 17. He also recorded one assist in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Minnesota Wild Nov. 19 and collected three more, including the 400th of his NHL career, in a 5-4 overtime win over the Calgary Flames Nov. 21.
Rafalski has recorded 10 assists in eight games this season.