NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019 – We’re well into the 2018-19 hockey season and a bunch of top rookies are making a name for themselves on the NHL ice. Check out the top 15 rookies for the month of February in Russ Cohen’s NHL Rookie Power Rankings. You can read January’s power rankings HERE.

There are some big changes to the list this month. Take a look:

1. Elias Petterson – Canucks – He’s at 56 points in 52 games. When he reaches 61, he will have set a Canucks rookie record for points.

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

2. Rasmus DahlinSabres – He’s now at 37 points. He has five in his last five games. He has eight goals and will surely hit double digits. Impressive for a rookie defenseman.

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

3. Miro HeiskanenStars – This blueliner has ten goals and 17 assists for 27 points. Three of his goals are game-winners.

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

4. Jordan BinningtonBlues – He is now the best rookie goalie of the bunch. He’s 15-2 with a 1.61 GAA and a .936 save percentage. Has won 4 of his last 5 starts with two shutouts.

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

5. Andreas JohnssonMaple Leafs – He has three goals in his last five games. He’s in the hunt for sure.

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

6. Jesperi KotkaniemiCanadiens – He has 11 goals and 31 points in total. He takes on NHL veterans and is a +6 as a rookie center.

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

7. Brady TkachukSenators – He’s up to 14 goals and 31 points. He’s only played in 52 games. He could still shoot up this list.

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

8. Jordan GreenwayWild – The 6-6 power forward is hot. He has two goals in his last four games and now 11 on the season.

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

9. Andrei SvechnikovCanes – He has 14 goals and 14 assists. He needs to get on a goal-scoring tear to be able to move up.

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

10. Colin WhiteSenators – He has 13 goals and 32 points. He’s healthy and as a result, had a three-point game recently.

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

11. Mathieu JosephLightning – He has 13 goals on just 79 shots for a lofty 16.5% shooting percentage.

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

12. Carter HartFlyers – He’s currently on the IR but still has a 13-8 record with a 2.79 GAA and a solid .917 save percentage.

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

13. Dominik KahunBlackhawks – This surprise player has 11 goals and 30 points and is a +4 on the season.

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

14. Anthony CirelliLightning – He has 12 goals on the season and four of them are short-handed.

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

15. Linus UllmarkSabres – Still on the list, this netminder is 13-8 with a 3.03 GAA and a .909 save percentage.

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

This year is another strong rookie crop. A lot can change next month. So many of these players will get more opportunities if their team is on the outside of the playoff bracket. A few of them are fueling their teams’ chances.

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Russ Cohen is the author of several top-selling sports related books.

Baseball’s Best Rookies
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100 Ranger Greats: Superstars, Unsung Heroes and Colorful Characters
100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
“Strike Three!” – A Player’s Journey through the Infamous Baseball Strike of 1994
The Winter Classic: The NHL’s Savior
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Pioneers of Baseball

NHL Rookie Power Rankings For February 2019

 

 

 

Russ Cohen

Russ Cohen

Russ Cohen is an accomplished writer for www.sportsology.info and radio host for the Sportsology Radio Network and covers multiple sports including writing specifically about the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers. He has numerous articles published on NHL.com and other team websites as well as Slam, CSNPhilly.com and FoxSports.com. Some of his articles have appeared in Canadian Sports Collector, Goalie News, New England Hockey Journal, The Hockey News, Beckett Hockey, Blueshirt Bulletin, NHL Publications and he has a monthly column in Center Ice Magazine that is distributed to every amateur hockey rink in the Pennsylvania. Russ has been asked to be a guest on several radio shows as a respected and valued expert on sports and has extensive AM radio experience including Hockey Prospect Radio on NHL Network Radio for the last 10 years, plus TSN 1050 and Sportstalkny WLIE 540 AM.
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