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Couture Named Player of the Month for January

by Staff Writer / San Jose Sharks

SAN JOSE - The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) announced today that forward Logan Couture (@Logancouture) has been selected as the Sharks Foundation (@SharksCare) “Sharks Player of the Month” for January.

Couture led the Sharks with 12 points (four goals, eight assists) in 12 games during the month of January, finishing the month with a +2 rating. Couture was particularly effective against the Pacific Division, registering seven points (three goals, four assists) in four games played.

This season, Couture ranks tied for first on the team in points (43), second in goals (18), and second in assists (25). In addition, Couture ranks in the top-25 across the entire NHL in both goals and points, as well as contributing to other aspects of the score sheet— he ranks tied for 5th in the NHL in shorthanded goals (2), tied for 14th in the NHL in shots (155), 12th in the NHL among forwards in blocked shots (43),

Established in the 1996-97 season, the Sharks Foundation “Sharks Player of the Month” program honors the Sharks player(s) who have contributed most to the team’s success each month. The Sharks Player of the Month and Year award program has donated more than $300,000 to the Sharks Foundation since the program's inception.

This is the fourth time Couture has received the honor.

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