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Sabres' Olofsson named NHL 'Rookie of the Month' for second time this season

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Posted at 12:59 PM, Jan 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-02 12:59:47-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo Sabres forward Victor Olofsson was named the NHL's "Rookie of the Month" for the month of December.

Olofsson led all rookies with six goals and 14 points in 14 games in December, he also led all rookies in time on ice (20:31) and power play points.

He beat out six other players for the award.

Olofsson was the first Sabres rookie to record 14 or more points in a calendar month since Tyler Myers had 14 points in March 2010.

The scoring forward was also named "Rookie of the Month" for the month of October.