Tarasenko (Frank) Named January’s Rookie of the Month

Tarasenko (Frank) Named January’s Rookie of the Month

Vladimir Tarasenko

In what will likely be the first of many professional awards, Vladimir (Frank) Tarasenko has been named the NHL’s Rookie of the Month for the month of January, as seen on NHL.com. In the rookie’s first month, Tarasenko scored five goals and chipped in four assists for a total of nine points in seven games.

According to the article on NHL.com, Tarasenko bested Edmonton’s Nail Yakupov and Justin Schultz, Tampa Bay’s Cory Conacher, and Montreal’s Alex Galchenyuk.

Frank led all NHL rookies in scoring during the month of January. His highlight reel is already pretty impressive, featuring goals such as this one, this one, this one and this one.