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Nathan Gerbe Earns Hockey East Player Of The Month Honors For January

Nathan Gerbe leads the nation with an average of 1.61 points per game.

Nathan Gerbe leads the nation with an average of 1.61 points per game.

Feb. 1, 2008

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Boston College junior forward Nathan Gerbe has earned Hockey East Player of the Month honors, according to a league announcement made on Friday.

The honor marks the second (consecutive) league monthly award for Gerbe. The Oxford, Mich., resident captured Hockey East as well as Commissioners' Association National Division I Player of the Month honors for December.

Gerbe registered a team-high nine points -- four goals and five assists -- and a plus/minus rating of +4 in seven January games, leading the Eagles to a 4-1-2 record in the month. He tallied at least one point in five (of seven) games, including three multiple-point performances.

He has played in 23 games this season and has registered a team-high 37 points -- 19 goals and 18 assists. Gerbe leads all college hockey players in points per game (1.61) and ranks second nationally in goals per game (0.83).

Boston College, which is ranked No. 9 in the country according to both major national polls, hosts conference opponent Providence on Friday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m.

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