Tomas Plekanec is the Canadiens player of the month for January. 
 The 28-year old forward led the team in scoring with nine points (5-4-9) in 11 games in January, including a team-high of five goals. Two of his goals were scored on the power play. 
Plekanec will be presented with the Molson Cup during a ceremony prior to Wednesday’s game against the Florida Panthers at the Bell Centre.
In the fan vote Plekanec received 2,014 fan votes during the month.  Carey Price the winner the first three months of the season was second (2,002 votes) and Max Pacioretty third (1,734 votes).   Plekanec maintained a +4 plus-minus differential.