Broncos’ Michael Stickland Named CHL Player of the Week

By League Press Release

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Michael Stickland of the Swift Current Broncos is the CHL Player of the Week for the week ending February 28.  The forward recorded seven points in two games scoring two goals and adding five assists with a plus-minus rating of plus-4.

Stickland’s seven points led the Broncos to two straight home wins beginning on Friday night against the Regina Pats with a 6-4 victory.  He opened the scoring on the power play at 4:05 of the first period and later tallied his 20th goal of the season at 7:01 of the second period.  He added two assists for his first four-point game of the season as second star of the game.  On Saturday Stickland contributed three assists as part of a 5-3 win over the BC Division leading Vancouver Giants where he was named first star of the game.

Stickland, a 20-year-old from Red Deer, AB, is playing in his fourth WHL season joining the Broncos midway through last season after beginning his career with the Kootenay Ice.  He has 20 goals and 30 assists for 50 points in 64 games so far this season.

Honourable mention this week goes to Nicolas Chouinard who set a new Montreal Juniors record scoring five goals Tuesday night as first star of a 9-7 win over the Lewiston MAINEiacs.  He also scored a goal and two assists for eight points in four games.  Mike Cazzola of the Erie Otters led the ams/ohl” id=”HFlink” class=”HFlinkstyle”>OHL in scoring with nine points in three games scoring five goals and adding four assists to also receive consideration for the award.

2009-10 CHL Players of the Week
Feb. 22 – Feb. 28: Michael Stickland, Swift Current Broncos
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