Sedin grabs monthly NHL honors
Centers Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Henrik Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks have been named the NHL 'Three Stars' for the month of December.
THIRD STAR -- HENRIK SEDIN, C, VANCOUVER CANUCKS
CENTER - VAN
GOALS: 10 | ASST: 36 | PTS: 46
SOG: 59 | +/-: 15
Sedin led all NHL scorers in December with 22 points (two goals, 20 assists) in 15 games and vaulted to first place in the NHL scoring race, spurring the Canucks (24-13-2) to top spot in the Northwest Division. Sedin tallied points in 13 of 15 games, highlighted by six multiple-point performances and one game-winning goal. Henrik assisted on each of brother Daniel's three goals in a 6-0 victory over the Colorado Avalanche Dec. 6 and tallied one-goal, two-assist performances in wins over the Minnesota Wild (4-0, Dec. 19) and Anaheim Ducks (5-2, Dec. 29). Henrik, the 2009-10 NHL scoring champion, enters 2012 with the League points lead (10-36--46) in a bid for his second Art Ross Trophy in three seasons.
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