Toronto – The Ontario Hockey League today announced the performers of the
month for November 2001.
Molson OHL Player of the Month – Darryl Bootland, Toronto St. Michael’s
The Molson OHL Player of the Month for November is Toronto St. Michael’s
Majors right winger Darryl Bootland, who scored 12 goals and 11 assists for
23 points in 13 games to help the Majors to a 7-2-4-0 record last month.
Bootland, who turned 20 on November 2, led all OHL scorers with 12 goals and
23 points during the month of November, and is tied with Frantisek Lukes for
the team scoring lead.
Bootland recorded points in 11 of 13 Toronto games last month, including
multiple point games on eight occasions. He posted a four point game (one
goal, three assists) on November 25 against Peterborough. The Toronto native
was a 12th round pick of the Colorado Avalanche in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.
OHL Rookie of the Month – Fedor Tjutin, Guelph Storm
The OHL Rookie of the Month for November is Guelph Storm defenceman Fedor
Tjutin, who scored three goals and 10 assists for 13 points in nine games.
Tjutin, an 18-year-old native of Izhevsk, Russia, recorded points in seven
of the nine November games he played, including seven points in a three game
stretch from November 11 – 16.
Tjutin, the Storm’s first pick in the 2001 CHL Import Draft, was a second
round pick of the New York Rangers in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. He is second
in scoring among OHL defenceman behind teammate Kevin Dallman with 31 points
in 26 games.
OHL Goaltender of the Month – David Chant, Barrie Colts
The OHL Goaltender of the Month for November is David Chant of the Barrie
Colts, who posted a 7-2-2 record, along with a 2.24 goals against average
and .928 save percentage in 11 games.
Chant, a 20-year-old native of Toronto, appeared in 11 of the Colts 14 games
last month and allowed two or fewer goals a game on six occasions helping
the Eastern Conference-leading Colts to a 9-3-2-0 record in November.
Chant has posted a 13-4-3 record, along with a league-best 2.18 goals
against average and .932 save percentage in 20 games this season.