Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Ovechkin Named Offensive Player, Rookie Of The Month

The NHL today announced that Alexander Ovechkin has been named Offensive Player of the Month as well as Rookie of the Month for January. According to
He is the third player since the inception of the Rookie of the Month Award in 1983-84 to earn top Player and Rookie honors in the same month, joining Washington goaltender Jim Carey in March, 1995 and Winnipeg Jets right wing Teemu Selanne in January, 1993.
Martin Brodeur took home Defensive Player of the Month honors.

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