New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Dallas Stars defenseman John Klingberg was named the NHL's Rookie of the Month for January on Monday.

Klingberg, 22, topped all rookies in points, registering five goals and eight assists over 13 games.

The Swede became the first rookie blueliner in franchise history to compile four points in one game when he scored twice and collected two assists in Saturday's 5-2 win at Winnipeg.