Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that forward Luke Adam of the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles is the CHL Player of the Week for the week ending February 21 for scoring three goals and four assists for seven points in three games with a plus-minus rating of plus-6.
Adam led the Screaming Eagles to three wins picking up two three-point games to finish the week including his best effort played on Sunday where he was named first star of a 4-1 win over the Halifax Mooseheads scoring two goals including the game-winner and adding one assist. He also scored a goal and two assists Friday night in a 6-4 win over the Mooseheads, after contributing a single assist in a 5-3 win over the Shawinigan Cataractes on Wednesday.
Adam, a 19-year-old from St. John’s, NL, is playing in his fourth QMJHL season and first with the Screaming Eagles after two seasons with the St. John’s Fog Devils and competing last season with the Montreal Juniors. Adam, a second round pick of the Buffalo Sabres in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft and member of Canada’s National Junior Team, leads the league with 43 goals and is ranked third overall in points with 79 in 48 games played.
Mitch Wahl of the WHL’s Spokane Chiefs was also considered for the award after picking up eight points in four wins scoring two goals and six assists highlighted by his two goals and one assist effort as second star of a 7-0 win over the Kamloops Blazers on Wednesday. Tyler Peters of the OHL’s Sarnia Sting had nine points in four games scoring four goals and five assists highlighted by a five-point game Monday with two goals and three assists as first star of a 6-2 win over the Sudbury Wolves.
2009-10 CHL Players of the Week
Feb. 15 – Feb. 21: Luke Adam, Cape Breton Screaming Eagles
Feb. 8 – Feb. 14: Brandon Kozun, Calgary Hitmen
Feb. 1 – Feb. 7: Michael Bournival, Shawinigan Cataractes
Jan. 25 – Jan. 31: Mikhail Stefanovich, Quebec Remparts
Jan. 18 – Jan. 24: Tyler Seguin, Plymouth Whalers
Jan. 11 – Jan. 17: Taylor Beck, Guelph Storm
Jan. 4 – Jan. 10: Taylor Hall, Windsor Spitfires
Dec. 27 – Jan. 3: Tye McGinn, Gatineau Olympiques
Dec. 14 – Dec. 20: Brayden McNabb, Kootenay Ice
Dec. 7 – Dec. 13: Jonathan Audy-Marchessault, Quebec Remparts
Nov. 30 – Dec. 6: Johnny Lazo, Tri-City Americans
Nov. 23 – Nov. 29: Philippe Cornet, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
Nov. 16 – Nov. 22: Tyler Toffoli, Ottawa 67’s
Nov. 9 – Nov. 15: Matt Calvert, Brandon Wheat Kings
Nov. 2 – Nov. 8: Trevor Parkes, Montreal Juniors
Oct. 26 – Nov. 1: Tomas Kubalik, Victoriaville Tigres
Oct. 19 – 25: Taylor Hall, Windsor Spitfires
Oct. 12 – 18: Mark Isherwood, Medicine Hat Tigers
Oct. 5 – 11: Jason Bast, Moose Jaw Warriors
Sept. 28 – Oct. 4: Jordan Weal, Regina Pats
Sept. 21 – 27: Jonathan Hazen, Val-d’Or Foreurs
Sept. 14 – 20: Luke Pither, Barrie Colts