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All eyes on Bourque

Calgary Flames Rene Bourque celebrates his second goal of the night during the first period of...

Calgary Flames Rene Bourque celebrates his second goal of the night during the first period of their NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks in Calgary, Alberta, October 24, 2010. (REUTERS/Todd Korol)

STEVE MACFARLANE, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 2:43 PM ET

Rene Bourque's hot stick has netted the league's attention.

The Flames winger's league-leading six goals last week helped earn the 28-year-old the NHL's first star honour.

In four games since a mild concussion kept him out of two contests, Bourque has six goals - including three game-winners - and an assist.

He scored the lone goal of a 1-0 overtime win in Nashville Oct. 19, then earned the third hat-trick of his career to go with an assist in a 6-2 victory in Columbus, and finished the week with two more goals, including his third game-winner of the week, in a 4-0 shutout over the San Jose Sharks at the Saddledome.

The 28-year-old native of Lac La Biche, Alberta, who scored a career high 27 goals with the Flames in 2009-10, leads his club in scoring this season (6-1--7) and is tied for the League lead in game-winning goals with Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp (with three).


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