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VANEK NAMED NHL'S THIRD STAR

Monday, 03.3.2008 / 12:24 PM ET / All News
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VANEK NAMED NHL\'S THIRD STAR
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Thomas Vanek (photo: Bill Wippert)
The National Hockey League announced today that Buffalo Sabres winger Thomas Vanek has been named the third star for the month of February.

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Audio:  Vanek Interview (WGR 550-AM) 




Entering February with 14 goals, Vanek nearly doubled his season scoring output, netting 13 goals in 15 games during the month.

In addition, Vanek added seven helpers, ranking him third among NHL scorers for the month with 20 points.

Vanek recorded six multi-point games, including a pair of hat tricks against the Ottawa Senators Feb. 12 and Tampa Bay Lightning Feb. 20.

Helping the Sabres compile an 8-4-3 record in February, Vanek is third on the team in scoring with 52 points (27+25) on the year.

Pittsburgh Penguins' forward Evgeni Malkin and Dallas Stars' netminder Marty Turco claimed the first and second honors respectively.

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
T. Ennis 78 20 26 -19 46
M. Moulson 77 13 28 -11 41
B. Gionta 69 13 22 -13 35
Z. Girgensons 61 15 15 -16 30
C. Stewart 61 11 14 -30 25
D. Stafford 50 9 15 -18 24
R. Ristolainen 78 8 12 -32 20
M. Foligno 57 8 12 -5 20
B. Flynn 54 5 12 -3 17
J. Larsson 39 6 10 0 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Enroth 13 21 2 .903 3.27
M. Neuvirth 6 17 3 .918 2.99