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01-04-2013, 07:29 AM
Aaron Vickers
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FC's Eligibles of the Month - December

December's forward honour went to Bo Horvat, who narrowly edged out Jonathan Drouin:

Future Considerations announced today Bo Horvat of the OHL’s London Knights has been named Ferda Hockey draft eligible Forward of the Month for December.

In 11 December games, the Rodney, ON product found the back of the net eight times and assisted on seven more for 15 points and extended his point streak to 12 games. Heading into the month, Horvat had 10 goals and 18 points in 28 games and now sits at 18 goals and 33 points in 39 games this season.

Defense honors went to Seth Jones, who split his December with the Portland Winterhawks and Team USA:

Future Considerations announced today Seth Jones of the Portland Winterhawks of the WHL has been named Hockey Soda Energy draft eligible Defenseman of the Month for December.

Jones put together an impressive holiday season. Before departing for the World Junior Championship as a member of Team USA, the Winterhawks blueliner had eight assists and nine points in six games – extending a nine-game point streak from November that was eventually snapped in Jones’ final game before the World Juniors. As a member of Team USA, the Plano, TX product had two points in three games in round robin action.

And of course, the goaltending nod went to Zachary Fucale.

Future Considerations announced today Zachary Fucale of the Halifax Mooseheads of the QMJHL has been named draft eligible Goaltender of the Month for December.

Fucale went undefeated in the month of December, posting a 6-0-0 in seven starts for the Mooseheads with a 1.99 goals against average and .908 save percentage. The Rosemère, QC product allowed more than two goals just once in December, helping lead Halifax to a 31-3-1-1 record – tops in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

So, which draft eligibles caught your eye in December?

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