Torey Krug named AHL rookie of the month for February

Torey Krug at Joe Louis Arena. (Tom Turrill/MiHockey)

By Michael Caples -

It was a tremendous month of February for Livonia native Torey Krug, and the American Hockey League took note.

It was announced today that the Providence Bruins defenseman was named the CCM/AHL Rookie of the Month for February.

Krug recorded four goals and eight assists in 11 games during February. His 10-game scoring streak tied the longest of any AHL rookie this season, as well.

The former Michigan State captain had the game-winning goal and an assist in the Bruins’ 5-1 win over Albany on Feb. 1. Then he set up the game-winner the next night, and recorded a game-winner on Feb. 10. He had two assists on Feb. 12, and he scored the shootout winner on Feb. 16 against Bridgeport.

The former CCHA Player of the Year has 26 points in 44 games this season, and he ranks second amongst AHL rookie defensemen with nine goals.

See the full AHL press release right here.