Skip to main content

Phoenix Coyotes centre Peter Mueller named NHL rookie of the month

NEW YORK - Phoenix Coyotes centre Peter Mueller is the NHL's rookie of the month for January.

He led all rookies in scoring with 14 points (six goals, eight assists) in 14 games to help the Coyotes to a 9-4-1 record last month.

Mueller edged Washington Capitals centre Nicklas Backstrom, Chicago Blackhawks right-winger Patrick Kane and New York Rangers centre Brandon Dubinsky for the award.

Mueller, 19, was selected by the Coyotes with the eighth overall selection at the 2006 entry draft.

TOP HEADLINES

Olen Zellweger
Play

Reacting to Team Canada's 2023 World Junior Camp Roster

Team Canada’s preparing for the world juniors after naming 29 players to the camp roster. Tony Ferrari lists some surprises, snubs and other players to watch.

Logan Cooley
Play

Reacting to Team USA's 2023 World Junior Camp Roster

Tony Ferrari lists the snubs, the surprises, the first-year NHL draft eligible players and an X-factor as Team USA released its world junior camp roster on Monday.

Jacob Trouba
Play

Fischler Report: Figuring Out the Flawed New York Rangers

Stan Fischler's report defines a team that's crumbling and a team that's invincible, evaluates players under pressure, praises the Kraken and more.