SAN JOSE - The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) announced today that Logan Couture (@Logancouture) has been selected as the Sharks Foundation (@SharksCare) "Sharks Player of the Month" for October.
Couture finished with eight goals and four assists in the month of October, registering points in six of the Sharks 11 games. He also recorded four points (2 goals, 2 assists) against the Montreal Canadiens to tie his career-high for points in a single game. On October 23rd, Couture was named the NHL's 3rd star of the week after scoring five goals and seven points over three games.
The Guelph, Ontario native currently ranks 1st on the team in points with 12 and also leads the team with eight goals and five power-play points.
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 6th player of the month recognition for Couture.
For a complete list of previous Sharks Player of the Month winners, click here.