Jean-Gabriel Pageau Named CHL Player of the Week

By League Press Release

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Jean-Gabriel Pageau of the Gatineau Olympiques is the CHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 17 after scoring 12 points in five games including five goals and seven assists with a plus-minus rating of plus-9.

Trailing 2-0 to the Drummondville Voltigeurs in their second round series, Pageau led the Olympiques to four straight victories to win the series in six games advancing to the Semi-Finals of the QMJHL Playoffs.  Pageau recorded two assists on Tuesday in a 4-1 win in Game three before producing a career-high five-point game with two goals and three assists as first star of a 6-1 win last Wednesday in Game four.  He scored the game-winning goal in the final two contests including Friday night where he added an assist as third star of a 5-1 win in Game five, and on Sunday in the series finale where he netted two plus an assist as third star of a 6-3 win.

Pageau, an 18-year-old from Ottawa, ON, is playing in his second QMJHL season with the Olympiques and is ranked third in playoff scoring with 19 points in 11 games after recording 79 points in 67 regular season games this season.

Darren Archibald of the Niagara IceDogs was also considered for the award after scoring four goals and two assists for six points in three games.  In the WHL, Brayden McNabb scored once and added five assists for six points in two games.

2010-11 CHL Playoff Players of the Week:

Apr. 11 – Apr. 17: Jean-Gabriel Pageau, Gatineau Olympiques

Apr. 4 – Apr. 10: Linden Vey, Medicine Hat Tigers

Mar. 28 – Apr. 3: Jonathan Audy-Marchessault, Quebec Remparts

Mar. 21 – Mar. 27: Zack Phillips, Saint John Sea Dogs


2010-11 CHL Regular Season Players of the Week:

Mar. 14 – Mar. 20: Tyler Toffoli, Ottawa 67’s

Mar. 7 – Mar. 13: Tye McGinn, Gatineau Olympiques

Feb. 28 – Mar. 6: Nino Niederreiter, Portland Winterhawks

Feb. 21 – Feb. 27: Taylor Beck, Guelph Storm

Feb. 14 – Feb. 20: Mark Stone, Brandon Wheat Kings

Feb. 7 – Feb. 13: Quinton Howden, Moose Jaw Warriors

Jan. 31 – Feb. 6: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Red Deer Rebels

Jan. 24 – Jan. 30: Cody Lindsay, Ottawa 67’s

Jan. 17 – Jan. 23: Tyler Johnson, Spokane Chiefs

Jan. 10 – Jan. 16: Sean Couturier, Drummondville Voltigeurs

Jan. 3 – Jan. 9: Zach O’Brien, Acadie-Bathurst Titan

Dec. 27 – Jan. 2: Joey Hishon, Owen Sound Attack

Dec. 13 – Dec. 19: Jonathan Parker, Prince Albert Raiders

Dec. 6 – Dec. 12: Cody Eakin, Swift Current Broncos

Nov. 29 – Dec. 5: Charles Hudon, Chicoutimi Saguenéens

Nov. 22 – Nov. 28: Zack Phillips, Saint John Sea Dogs

Nov. 15 – Nov. 21: Christian Thomas, Oshawa Generals

Nov. 8 – Nov. 14: Brendan Ranford, Kamloops Blazers

Nov. 1 – Nov. 7: Jason Akeson, Kitchener Rangers

Oct. 25 – Oct. 31: Andrej Kudrna, Red Deer Rebels

Oct. 18 – Oct. 24: Michaël Bournival, Shawinigan Cataractes

Oct. 11 – Oct. 17: Sena Acolatse, Prince George Cougars

Oct. 4 – Oct. 10: Nathan Moon, Kingston Frontenacs

Sept. 27 – Oct. 3: Brandon Hynes, Victoriaville Tigres

Sept. 23 – Sept. 26: Alex Aleardi, Plymouth Whalers