Alex Bourret Named the CHL Player of the Week

By pbadmin

CHL Press Release

Toronto – The Canadian Hockey League announced today that Shawinigan Cataractes forward Alex Bourret is the CHL Player of the Week.

Bourret was named the CHL Player of the Week after scoring nine goals including two game-winners in four games last week. The Cataractes sniper also contributed five assists and maintained a plus three rating. Bourret is currently fourth in the QMJHL in scoring with 105 points. Bourret’s best game came on Wednesday when he collected a hat-trick including the game-winner in a 4-3 victory over the Gatineau Olympiques.

Wojtek Wolski was the OHL Player of the Week after scoring five goals and nine points in three roads games last week. Wolski helped the Battalion defeat the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds & Sudbury Wolves and also maintain their third place position in the Eastern Conference standings. Wolski is currently ninth in the OHL scoring race. Gilbert Brule of the Vancouver Giants was the WHL Player of the Week after helping the club go 3-0 while being named the 1st Star in each of the three wins. Brule had five goals and 10 points in the three victories and contributed a pair of game-winning goals. Brule now has 14 goals and 24 points in just 16 games since being returned from the Columbus Blue Jackets of the NHL. Patrick Coulombe of the Chicoutimi Sagueneens was named the QMJHL’s Defensive Player of the Week after posting a plus four mark on the week and contributing three goals and eight points. Coulombe is currently third in scoring amongst QMJHL defencemen.

2005-06 CHL Players of the Weekb>

Feb. 20 – Alex Bourret, Shawinigan Cataractes

Feb. 13 – Troy Brouwer, Moose Jaw Warriors

Feb. 7 – Rob Schremp, London Knights

Jan. 30 – Mitch Bartley, Vancouver Giants

Jan. 24 – Wojtek Wolski, Brampton Battalion

Jan. 17 – Keith Yandle, Moncton Wildcats

Jan. 10 – Darren Helm, Medicine Hat Tigers

Jan. 3 – Luch Aquino, Brampton Battalion

Dec. 22 – Justin Keller, Kelowna Rockets

Dec. 15 – Jean-Philippe Levasseur, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies

Dec. 8 – David Desharnais, Chicoutimi Sagueneens

Nov. 29 – Bryan Little, Barrie Colts

Nov. 22 – Keith Yandle, Moncton Wildcats

Nov. 15 – Bobby Hughes, Kingston Frontenacs

Nov. 8 – Kevin Armstrong, Saskatoon Blades

Nov. 1 – Alexander Radulov, Quebec Remparts