Toronto – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that forward Marc-Andre Cliche of the Lewiston MAINEiacs is the CHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 8, 2007. Cliche scored two goals and five assists for seven points in two second-round playoff games.
On Friday, April 6th, Cliche scored one goal and three assists for four points leading the MAINEiacs to an 8-4 victory in game one of their second-round playoff tilt versus the Halifax Mooseheads. The following night, Cliche scored one goal and two assists for three points. The MAINEiacs prevailed 4-1 while taking a 2-0 series lead. This game marked the 16th consecutive win for the MAINEiacs. Cliche, captain of the Lewiston MAINEiacs, received the 2nd star in both playoff victories.
The 20-year-old native of Rouyn-Noranda Quebec was drafted in the 2nd round by the New York Rangers in 2005.
Eric Tangradi of the Belleville Bulls was the OHL nominee after he scored three goals and three assists for six points in two playoff games. Tyler Dittmer of the Brandon Wheat Kings was the WHL nominee after scoring three goals and four assists for seven points in two playoff games.
2006-07 CHL Players of the Week
Oct 2 – 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
Feb. 5 – Mitch Fadden, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Feb. 12 – Patrick Kane, London Knights
Feb. 19 – Michael Grabner, Spokane Chiefs
Feb. 25 – Geoff Walker, PEI Rocket
Mar. 04 – Jeff Topilko, Brandon Wheat Kings
Mar. 11 – Chad Denny, Lewiston MAINEiacs
Mar. 18 – Patrick Kane, London Knights
Mar. 25 – Kristopher Letang, Val-d’Or Foreurs
April 01 – Pierre-Cedrick Labrie, Drakkar Baie-Comeau