Adam Gaudette - Northeastern
Junior Forward; Braintree, Massachusetts
Adam Gaudette tied for the national lead in January with
14 points on seven goals and seven assists in just eight
games. He tallied four multi-point efforts and three multigoal
outings while chipping in on two game-winning goals
for the Huskies. Gaudette, currently tied for the national
scoring lead (19g, 20a), led Hockey East with seven goals,
14 points, 1.75 points per game, five power-play points and
5.25 shots on goal per game over the month of January.
Runner-up: Chase Pearson, Maine (So., F; Alpharetta, Ga.)
Jeremy Swayman - Maine
Goaltender; Anchorage, Alaska
Jeremy Swayman tuned in a 4-2-2 record during the
month of January, helping the Maine Black Bears into the
national rankings. He stopped at least 30 pucks in five of
his eight appearances and a league-leading 244 shots in
all of January. He posted one shutout, a 31-save blanking
at Boston University, and had the conference's best save
percentage (.928) of any netminder with more than 240:00
minutes of work. The rookie has 11 games of 30-plus saves
to date on the year and five Hockey East weekly honors.
Runner-up: Brady Tkachuk, Boston University (Fr., F; St.
Jake Oettinger - Boston University
Goaltender; Lakeville, Minnesota
Boston University goaltender Jake Oettinger racked up
a 5-1-1 record in the month of January, the most wins of
any league netminder. His 1.98 goals against average was
the second-best in the conference last month, while his
.926 save percentage ranked third. He ended the month
on a six-game unbeaten streak. He also posted a 23-save
shutout at Arizona State and allowed more than two goals
on just three occasions.