Players of the Week for the OHL, WHL, and QMJHL Announced

By League Press Release


Calgary – The Western Hockey League Player of the Week is forward Tim
Konsorada of the Brandon Wheat Kings. Konsorada earned player of the week
honours by recording a goal, ten assists and 11 points in four games for the
week of September 30th to October 6th.

On Wednesday, October 2nd, Konsorada recorded two assists in an 8-5 win
against the visiting Seattle Thunderbirds. On Friday, October 4th,
Konsorada recorded two assists in a 5-4 loss against the Rebels in Red Deer.

On Saturday, October 5th, Konsorada recorded three assists in a 3-3 tie
against the Hurricanes in Lethbridge. On Sunday, October 6th, Konsorada
recorded a goal and three assists in an 8-3 win against the Tigers in
Medicine Hat.

Konsorada, an 18-year-old from Lamont, Alberta, was drafted by the Columbus
Blue Jackets in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

Honourable mention goes to Erik Christensen, Kamloops Blazers; Stefan Meyer,
Medicine Hat Tigers; Joffrey Lupul, Medicine Hat Tigers and Blake Robson,
Prince George Cougars. These players each recorded a hat trick over the

WHL Players of the Week, 2002-03:

Sept 30 – Oct 6: Tim Konsorada, Brandon Wheat Kings
Sept 20 – Sept 29: Jonas Johansson, Kamloops Blazers

Chad LaRose Named OHL Player of the Week

Toronto – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Plymouth Whalers
right winger Chad LaRose is the OHL Player of the Week for the week ending
Sunday October 6 after scoring six goals and two assists for eight points in
three games.

LaRose opened the week with a goal and an assist to help the Whalers to a
6-3 win over the Oshawa Generals on October 4. He added a goal in a 2-1 loss
to the Belleville Bulls on October 5 and capped the weekend with four goals
and an assist to pace the Whalers to a 7-4 win over the Mississauga IceDogs
on October 6.

LaRose, a 20-year-old native of Fraser, Michigan, leads the Whalers with 11
goals and 15 points in six games this season.

Chad LaRose
Born March 27, 1982, Hometown: Fraser, MI
Right Wing, Shoots Right

2000-01Plymouth Whalers321872524
2001-02Plymouth Whalers5332275940
2002-03Plymouth Whalers6114157
OHL Totals9161389971

QMJHL Announces Chicoutimi’s Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau is Player of the Week.

Anaheim Might Ducks draft pick Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau of the Chicoutimi Sagueneens was the QMJHL’s offensive player of the week for the week ending Sunday, October 6th. He had 2 goals and 5 assists and was a +5 in 3 games. Parenteau is currently 2nd in league scoring with 8 goals and 12 assists in 10 games for 20 points.

Thatcher Bell of the Halifax Mooseheads, David Rodman of the Val d’Or Foreurs and Olivier Proulx of the Drummondville Voltigeurs were also considered for the award.

Moncton Wildcats defenceman James Sanford was the defensive player of the week. In 3 games he registered 1 goal and 2 assists and a +5 rating. Sanford has registered 2 goals and 4 assists and a +4 rating in the 10 games his team has played so far this season.

Jonathan Cayer of the Montreal Rocket, Washington Capitals draft pick Maxime Daigneault of the Val d’Or Foreurs and Benjamin McMullin of the Quebec Remparts were also considered for the award.