SAN JOSE - The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) announced today that Logan Couture is the winner of the 2014-15 "Three Stars of the Year" award presented by SAP. Couture will be honored with an award from SAP in an on-ice presentation following tonight's game against the Dallas Stars at SAP Center at San Jose (@SAPCenter). On behalf of the winner, SAP will donate $2,500 to the Sharks Foundation.
During the 2014-15 season, Couture has posted 66 points (27 goals, 39 assists) and 24 power-play points in 79 games played. Along with ranking 2nd on the Sharks in goals (27), 3rd in assists (39), and 2nd in points (66), Couture also ranks amongst the league-leaders in various categories. Across the entire NHL, Couture ranks T-22nd in points (66), T-23rd in goals (27), T-29th in assists (39), T-18th in power play points (24), 12th in shots (256), and 16th in blocked shots amongst forwards.
He registered a season-high six-game point streak (three goals, five assists) from Feb. 5 at Vancouver through Feb. 15 vs. Tampa Bay.
Couture was also named the Sharks Foundation "Sharks Player of the Month" during the month of January. During the month he led the Sharks with 12 points (four goals, eight assists) in 12 games, finishing the month with a +2 rating.
The "Sharks Three Stars of the Game" Award presented by SAP winner is tabulated by the number of times a player is named a "star of the game. At the end of each regular season game, players received five points for being chosen first star, three points for second star and one point for third star as listed on the official NHL game sheet. Each star is chosen by members of the media based on the player's performance each game.
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