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By The Numbers: Zach Werenski

19-year-old defensemen produced record-breaking rookie season

by BlueJackets.com Staff @BlueJacketsNHL / BlueJackets.com

2016-17 NHL ROOKIE DEFENSEMAN LEADERS
  • Points: Zach Werenski (47)
  • Goals: Zach Werenski (11)
  • Assists: Zach Werenski (36)
  • Plus/Minus: Zach Werenski (+17)
  • Power Play Points: Zach Werenski (21)
  • Shots on Goal: Zach Werenski (188)
  • There is a pattern here

  • 47 - Werenski's 47 points are the most in club rookie history (Rick Nash, 17-22-39 in 2002-03)
  • 36 - Werenski's 36 assists are the most in club rookie history (Jakub Voracek, 29 in 2008-09)
  • 20:54 - Werenski's 20:54 TOI is the most in club rookie history (Ryan Murray, 19:52 in 2013-14)
  • 188 - Werenski's 188 shots are the most by a blueliner in a season in club history (169, Deron Quint in 2001-02)
  • NHL's Rookie of the Month in November (3-7-10 in 13 games)

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