2. Färjestad BK
With 10 matches played in January Färjestad BK find themselves in second after six wins with only one needing Overtime to get the result. They scored more goals this month than any of team - 36 - and had five players with seven or more points.
Leading the way was Boston Bruins drafted 20 year old, Oskar Steen with 11 points (5G+6A). In January alone he has broken his previous points record for an SHL season in this his third full season at senior level.
Two of Steen's teammates gained 1 Point Per Game in the seven games they played in the month. The first was 32 year old Detroit Red Wings drafted, Johan Ryno who missed three matches because of ongoing injury problems.
The other, 24 year old Michael Lindqvist, pictured, who played with Hartford Wolf Pack at the beginning of the season, was suspended for Spearing for two of the games he missed. That meant he missed the match against Frölunda where the team collected two match penalties in just seven minutes of play. The first when Linus Johansson checked Chay Genoway into the boards and then when Jesse Virtanen was called for Highsticking on Pathrik Westerholm. The Karlstad club went into to win 3-0 with Steen gaining three points (1+2) and Ryno 1 Assist.