John Tavares Named CHL Player of the Week

By League Press Release

Toronto – The Canadian Hockey League announced today that John Tavares of the Oshawa Generals is the CHL Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday January 28, after scoring six goals and 10 points in two games.

Tavares paced the Oshawa Generals to a win on Thursday January 25, scoring four goals and adding three assists in a 9-6 road victory over the Windsor Spitfires.  Tavares was named the game’s first star for his efforts. The next night Tavares once again led the way for the Generals, scoring two goals and adding one assist in a 5-4 road loss to the Saginaw Spirit.

The four goals allowed the 16-year-old center to reach the 50 goal plateau in only 44 games. The Oakville, Ontario native receives his third CHL player of week honour and holds onto first place in the OHL‘s scoring race with 52 goals and 46 assists for 98 points in 46 games.

Jakub Voracek of the Halifax Mooseheads was the QMJHL nominee after scoring one goal and eight points in two games and the WHL nominee was Zach Hamill of the Everett Silvertips, who also scored four goals and 13 points in four games.

2006-07 CHL Players of the Week

Oct 2 – f=”/prospects/daniel_ryder” id=”HFlink” class=”HFlinkstyle”>Daniel Ryder, Peterborough Petes
Oct 9 – Ben Maxwell, Kootenay Ice
Oct 17 – Brent Aubin, Quebec Remparts
Oct. 24 – Justin Donati, Toronto St. Michael’s Majors
Oct. 31 – Francois Bouchard, Baie Comeau Drakkar
Nov. 7 – Jordan Owens, Mississauga IceDogs
Nov. 14 – Thomas Beauregard, Acadie-Bathurst Titan
Nov. 21 – Bryan Little, Barrie Colts
Nov. 28 – Dustin Jeffrey, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
Dec. 5 – John Tavares, Oshawa Generals
Dec. 12 – Thomas Beauregard, Acadie-Bathurst Titan
Dec. 19 – David Desharnais, Chicoutimi Sagueneens
Jan. 2 – Reid Jorgensen, Kamloops Blazers
Jan. 9 – John Tavares, Oshawa Generals
Jan. 16 – Benoit Doucet, Victoriaville Tigres
Jan. 23 – Dale Mitchell, Oshawa Generals
Jan. 30 – John Tavares, Oshawa Generals