Tyler Toffoli Named CHL Player of the Week

By League Press Release

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that forward Tyler Toffoli of the Ottawa 67’s is the CHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 20.  Toffoli picked up seven points including five goals and two assists with a plus-minus rating of plus-5. 
 
Toffoli’s five goals lifted him to top spot in the CHL with 57 in 68 games.  He reached the mark on the strength of a four-goal game to wrap-up the regular season schedule on Sunday against the Sudbury Wolves.  He added an assist and was named first star of the 7-3 win with his second five-point game of the season.  His week also included a two-point night with a goal and an assist as second star of a 4-3 win over the Oshawa Generals on Friday. 
 
Toffoli, an 18-year-old from Scarborough, ON, is a Los Angeles Kings prospect selected in the second round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.  In addition to his CHL-high 57 goals, Toffoli added 51 assists for 108 points to share OHL Top Scorer honours with Jason Akeson of the Kitchener Rangers.
 
Mark McNeill of the Prince Albert Raiders scored two goals and five assists for seven points in three games to receive award consideration, while Etienne Brodeur of the Lewiston MAINEiacs scored three goals and two assists for five points in two games. 
 
2010-11 CHL Players of the Week:Mar. 14 – Mar. 20: Tyler Toffoli, Ottawa 67’s
Mar. 7 – Mar. 13: Tye McGinn, Gatineau Olympiques
Feb. 28 – Mar. 6: Nino Niederreiter, Portland Winterhawks
Feb. 21 – Feb. 27: Taylor Beck, Guelph Storm
Feb. 14 – Feb. 20: Mark Stone, Brandon Wheat Kings
Feb. 7 – Feb. 13: Quinton Howden, Moose Jaw Warriors
Jan. 31 – Feb. 6: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Red Deer Rebels
Jan. 24 – Jan. 30: Cody Lindsay, Ottawa 67’s
Jan. 17 – Jan. 23: Tyler Johnson, Spokane Chiefs
Jan. 10 – Jan. 16: Sean Couturier, Drummondville Voltigeurs
Jan. 3 – Jan. 9: Zach O’Brien, Acadie-Bathurst Titan
Dec. 27 – Jan. 2: Joey Hishon, Owen Sound Attack
Dec. 13 – Dec. 19: Jonathan Parker, Prince Albert Raiders
Dec. 6 – Dec. 12: Cody Eakin, Swift Current Broncos
Nov. 29 – Dec. 5: Charles Hudon, Chicoutimi Saguenéens
Nov. 22 – Nov. 28: Zack Phillips, Saint John Sea Dogs
Nov. 15 – Nov. 21: Christian Thomas, Oshawa Generals
Nov. 8 – Nov. 14: Brendan Ranford, Kamloops Blazers
Nov. 1 – Nov. 7: Jason Akeson, Kitchener Rangers
Oct. 25 – Oct. 31: Andrej Kudrna, Red Deer Rebels
Oct. 18 – Oct. 24: Michaël Bournival, Shawinigan Cataractes
Oct. 11 – Oct. 17: Sena Acolatse, Prince George Cougars
Oct. 4 – Oct. 10: Nathan Moon, Kingston Frontenacs
Sept. 27 – Oct. 3: Brandon Hynes, Victoriaville Tigres
Sept. 23 – Sept. 26: Alex Aleardi, Plymouth Whalers