Claude Giroux finished 2017-18 strong earning his first NHL career regular-season hat trick while setting a career high in points as his club punched their ticket to the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Kyle Connor posted a six-point week featuring two overtime goals, moving into a tie for the rookie lead in goals, all while helping the Winnipeg Jets to close out a perfect week with a playoff berth.
Alex Pietrangelo led the NHL in scoring with nine points and factored on back-to-back game-tying and game-winning goals to keep the St. Louis Blues in contention for a Western Conference wild card spot.
Evgeni Malkin is in hot pursuit of his third Art Ross Trophy after extending his point streak to six games over the week to sit second in league scoring with 87 points on the season.
Nathan MacKinnon dominated play with 11 points (5-6–11) to help his club pick up seven of a possible eight points over the week as he continued to make a case for team MVP of the Colorado Avalanche.
Pekka Rinne stood tall in net for the Nashville Predators with three consecutive wins, which included the 300th win and 49th shutout of his NHL career as part of the team's perfect week.
Mark Scheifele hasn't missed a beat since returning to NHL action, using a pair of three-point outings to help the Winnipeg Jets land atop the Central Division to close out a perfect week.
Connor McDavid put up a career-first and a string of dazzling moves to lead the league with five goals and eight points for the Edmonton Oilers to earn NHLPA.com Player of the Week.
Evgeni Malkin led the league in goals and points while notching his 12th NHL career hat trick – and had a big off-ice assist for Pittsburgh Penguins fans.
Jack Eichel netted a pair of goals and a trio of assists to help the Buffalo Sabres to an undefeated week before heading off to his first NHL All-Star Game.
Nathan MacKinnon tallied two game-winners as part of a six-point week to help guide the Colorado Avalanche to a trio of wins while extending his personal point streak to 19 points over nine games.
2018 is looking like the year of Johnny Gaudreau.
Mikko Rantanen tied for a league-high eight points as part of three consecutive multi-point games to help the Colorado Avalanche to earn six points before their scheduled bye week.
David Backes posted three consecutive multi-point games to punctuate a fantastic December for the winger – a month he was, at one point, expected to miss entirely.
James Reimer helped the Florida Panthers to a perfect week with three consecutive wins while posting his first shutout of the season.
Josh Bailey built to a five-game point streak with four strong outings last week as he tallied eight points (4-4–8) for the New York Islanders, which included his first NHL career hat trick.
Jake Allen was instrumental for the St. Louis Blues' turnaround week by leading all NHL goaltenders in wins with four, towed a 1.50 GAA and .944 sv% while picking up his first shutout of the season.
Blake Wheeler helped lead the Winnipeg Jets to a seven-point week while he tallied 10 points of his own (2-8–10) to take over the league lead in assists with his 28th of the season.
The Knights kicked off their week on the road in Anaheim with a 4-2 win over the Ducks.
Craig Anderson wrapped up his remarkable season with a strong performance as our NHLPA.com Player of the Week, amid being honoured for skating in his 500th NHL game.