Predators forward Viktor Arvidsson named NHL's Third Star of the Week

February 14, 2017

Predators forward Viktor Arvidsson has been named the NHL's Third Star of the Week for his offensive efforts from Feb. 6-12, including his first career hat trick.

Arvidsson has seven points (5 goals-2 assists) in his last four games, starting with two goals and a helper on Feb. 7 against Vancouver, a 4-2 victory for Nashville. The Swedish winger then recorded his first career hat trick on Feb. 11 against Florida before adding an assist in Sunday's 5-3 comeback win over Dallas. In total, Arvidsson has three multi-point efforts in his last six outings.

Drafted in the fourth round in the 2014 NHL Draft, the 5-foot-9 Arvidsson leads the Predators in goals with 18 and is second on the club in scoring with 39 points in 54 games.