BROCK BOESER NAMED NHL ROOKIE OF THE MONTH FOR DECEMBER

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Brock Boeser

NEW YORK (Jan. 2, 2018) – Vancouver Canucks right wing Brock Boeser, who
led all rookies with eight goals and ranked second with 13 points in 13 games (8-5—13),
has been named the NHL’s Rookie of the Month for December.

Boeser edged Boston Bruins center Danton Heinen (5-9—14 in 14 GP), New
York Islanders center Mathew Barzal (7-5—12 in 14 GP), Columbus Blue Jackets
center Pierre-Luc Dubois (4-8—12 in 14 GP) and Tampa Bay Lightning center Yanni
Gourde (5-4—9 in 12 GP) for the honor.

Boeser, the 23rd overall pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, registered at least one point
in nine of his 13 appearances, factoring on 39.4 percent of Vancouver’s goals for the
month. That included a pair of multi-point performances, highlighted by three assists and
four points Dec. 28 vs. CHI (1-3—4).

Boeser reached the 20-goal milestone in his 34th game of the season (Dec. 23
vs. STL). Only three rookies since 1991-92 have achieved the feat in fewer games:
Philadelphia’s Eric Lindros (26 GP in 1992-93), Winnipeg’s Teemu Selanne (27 GP in
1992-93) and Washington’s Alex Ovechkin (33 GP in 2005-06).

The 20-year-old Burnsville, Minn., native – who also won Rookie of the Month
honors in November – shares fourth place in the entire NHL with 21 goals through 36
games this season. He also leads all rookies in goals (21), points (38), power-play
goals (6), power-play points (15) and shooting percentage (21.0%).

Brock Boeser in December
Date Opponent G A PTS Result
Dec. 2 TORONTO 0 0 0 2-1 W
Dec. 5 CAROLINA 0 0 0 3-0 W
Dec. 7 PHILADELPHIA 1 0 1 4-1 L
Dec. 9 at Calgary 1 0 1 4-2 L
Dec. 11 at Winnipeg 1 0 1 5-1 L
Dec. 13 NASHVILLE 0 1 1 7-1 L
Dec. 15 SAN JOSE 1 0 1 4-3 OT W
Dec. 17 CALGARY 0 0 0 6-1 L
Dec. 19 MONTREAL 1 1 2 7-5 L
Dec. 21 at San Jose 1 0 1 5-4 OT L
Dec. 23 ST. LOUIS 1 0 1 3-1 L
Dec. 28 CHICAGO 1 3 4 5-2 W
Dec. 30 LOS ANGELES 0 0 0 4-3 L
Totals 8 5 13 4-8-1

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