BOSTON - The National Hockey League announced today, March 1, that Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak has been named the NHL's third star of the month for February.
Pastrnak led the team and was tied for fourth in the NHL in scoring in February, totaling 10 goals and nine assists for 19 points with a plus-eight rating to help the Bruins to an 11-3-0 record to stay atop the league standings.
The 23-year-old winger recorded seven multi-point games over the course of the month, including his fourth hat trick of the season against Montreal on February 12. He tied for the league lead in game-winning goals with four in February, including his first overtime goal of the year to give the Bruins a 2-1 win in Edmonton on February 19.
The Havirov, Czech Republic native is currently the NHL's leading goal scorer (47) and power play goal scorer (19) and ranks second in the league in points (91) through 66 games this season.