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Tuesday, 01.3.2006 / 2:30 PM MT / News
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Rangers' Jagr named NHL Offensive Player of the Month

NEW YORK -- New York Rangers right wing Jaromir Jagr, who led all scorers with 22 points (4 goals, 18 assists) and posted a +6 rating in 13 games, has been named the NHL Offensive Player of the Month for December.

Jaromir Jagr skates up the ice with the puck vs. the Senators.
Jagr edged Minnesota Wild center Brian Rolston (8-13--21 in 16 games), San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton (5-16--21 in 13 games), Florida Panthers center Olli Jokinen (8-12--20 in 15 games) and Phoenix Coyotes left wing Ladislav Nagy (5-15--20 in 13 games) for the award.

Named to the Czech Republic Olympic team Dec. 22, Jagr tallied points on 61% of Rangers goals in December (22 of 36) and had six multiple-point games, including one-goal, three-assist efforts in victories at St. Louis (5-4, Dec. 10) and Long Island (6-2, Dec. 28). He notched a goal and two assists in a 5-1 victory at Nashville Dec. 8 and had three assists in a 4-2 home victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning Dec. 22.

The NHL's leading scorer with 61 points (25 goals, 36 assists) in 39 games, Jagr is on pace to record 129 points this season, the second-highest total in his 15-year NHL career. is the official Web site of the Arizona Coyotes. The Arizona Coyotes and are trademarks of IceArizona Hockey Co LLC, NHL, NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL Logos and marks NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 2015 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact Us