MONTREAL – Tomas Plekanec
is the Molson Cup recipient for the month of January. Plekanec succeeds to Carey Price
, who earned the honour for each of the first three segments of the Molson Cup in the 2010-11 season.
received 2,014 fan votes in the Molson Cup standings in January. Plekanec finished ahead of teammates Carey Price
(2,002 votes) and Max Pacioretty
The 28-year old forward led the team in scoring with nine points (5-4-9) in 11 games in January, including a team-high of five goals. Two of his goals were scored on the power play and he scored the winning goal on January 21 in Ottawa. Plekanec maintained a +4 plus-minus differential.Tomas Plekanec
will be presented with the Molson Cup during a ceremony prior to Wednesday’s game against the Florida Panthers at the Bell Centre.SEE ALSOTeam Lidstrom wins 11-10 Ovechkin, Chara shine at NHL SuperSkills