Vancouver Canucks forward Brock Boeser has been named the NHL’s Rookie of the Month for December. Canucks fans may remember that Boeser was also the rookie of the month for November, going back-to-back to end 2017!
Boeser leads all rookies in goals and points this season, putting up eight goals and 13 points in 13 games during the month of December. In total, Boeser has an outstanding 21 goals (fourth in the NHL) and 38 points through just 36 games. The 20-year-old sniper reached the 20 goal milestone in just his 34th game of the season, putting him in rarified air along with Hall of Famers Eric Lindros and Teemu Selanne, as well as future Hall of Famer Alex Ovechkin.
Canucks fans, your next superstar has arrived! Boeser seems to have a lock on the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie this season, so what’s next? 50 goals?