On Monday, Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford was named the number two star for the month of January by the NHL.
From the release:
Crawford won his first eight appearances of the month en route to a 9-2-0 record with a .952 save percentage as the Blackhawks took over first place in the Western Conference. He had two shutouts, a 26-save performance Jan. 3 in a 3-0 win against the Ottawa Senators and a 25-save effort Jan. 24 in a 2-0 win against the St. Louis Blues. Overall, Crawford allowed two goals or fewer in nine of 10 appearances before a loss to the Carolina Hurricanes in his final start prior to the break. Crawford leads NHL goalies with seven shutouts, is second with 28 wins and fourth with a .931 save percentage.
Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov and Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang were the other two stars for January.