Gilbert Brule Named the CHL Player of the Week

By pbadmin

CHL Press Release

Toronto – The Canadian Hockey League announced today that Vancouver Giants forward Gilbert Brule is the CHL Player of the Week.

Gilbert Brule of the Vancouver Giants was the WHL Player of the Week after scoring five goals and nine points in a pair of wins to help the Giants jump out to a 2-0 lead over the Moose Jaw Warriors in the WHL Championship series. In Game 1 Brule had two goals and an assist to help the Giants pick up a 5-1 win. Game 2 was a brilliant performance by Brule when he scored a hat-trick including the game winner in a 7-5 win over the Warriors. The Giants forward also had three assists in the game and currently has 16 goals and 28 points in just 18 playoff games this season to lead all WHL scorers. The Giants have since gone on to win Games 3 & 4 and become the 2006 WHL Champions. The Giants will now advance to the 2006 MasterCard Memorial Cup starting Friday, May 19 in Moncton, New Brunswick.

Martin Karsums of the Moncton Wildcats was the QMJHL’s nominee for CHL Player of the Week after scoring three goals last week and helping the Wildcats jump out to a 2-0 series lead over the Quebec Remparts. Karsums had two goals in Game 1 as the Wildcats came away with a 4-3 win and a single goal in Game 2 as Moncton picked up a 3-2 victory. The Wildcats forward currently sits seventh in QMJHL playoff scoring with 13 goals and 22 points in 18 playoff games. Rob Schremp of the London Knights was the OHL’s nominee for CHL Player of the Week after scoring three goals and adding three assists in the first two games of the OHL Championship series. Schremp had a goal and three assists in Game 1 and a pair of goals in Game 2. The Knights forward currently leads all OHL scorers with 44 points and his 36 assists establishes a new OHL playoff record.

2005-06 CHL Players of the Week

May 9 – Gilbert Brule, Vancouver Giants

May 2 – Dustin Slade, Vancouver Giants

Apr. 26 – Mathieu Melanson, Quebec Remparts

Apr. 18 – Sergei Kostitsyn, London Knights

Apr. 11 – Peter Mueller, Everett Silvertips

Apr. 4 – Gilbert Brule, Vancouver Giants

Mar. 28 – Rob Schremp, London Knights

Mar. 21 – Alexander Radulov, Quebec Remparts

Mar. 14 – Radek Smolenak, Kingston Frontenacs

Mar. 7 – Kyle Gajewski, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds

Feb. 28 – Justin Keller, Kelowna Rockets

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