Monday, December 31, 2012

Zlobin, St-Cyr and Gibson are named the TELUS three stars of the week

Press Release

Anton Zlobin, Maxime St-Cyr and Christopher Gibson were today named, the TELUS three stars of the week for December 24th to the 30th, 2012.

The Val-d’Or Foreurs forward, Anton Zlobin is the first of the week. He collected 9 points in 2 games (4 goals and 5 assists) and a +/- of +2. Saturday, in an 8-6 win against the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, he scored the winning goal at the end of the 3rd period and was named the 1st star of the game for his extraordinary performance of 3 goals and 3 assists. It was the first time since 2006 that a Foreurs player was able to collect 6 points during a road game, equaling the team’s record, set by Kristopher Letang. The night before, he scored 1 goal and added 2 assists in a 5-4 loss against the Huskies.

Maxime St-Cyr of the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies gets the second star of the week. He also took advantage of the offensive duel between his team and the Foreurs to collect 5 points in 2 games. He was named the 2nd star on Friday amassing 3 points while scoring his 19th goal of the season, leading his team in a 5-4 win. The following day in front of his fans, he collected 2 assists in an offensive battle that was won 8-6 by the Foreurs.

Finally, the Chicoutimi Sagueneens’ goaltender, Christopher Gibson is the 3rd star of the week. In 2 games, were he was tested with 72 shots and maintained a save percentage of .931 and an average of 2.53. Friday, against the Shawinigan Cataractes, he blocked 30 out of 33 shots against him, helping his team win 4-3. Sunday, he was named the 3rd star of the game in a 2-1 loss against the Baie-Comeau Drakkar, despite a performance of 37 stops. It’s worth noting that the Drakkar held his team to only 14 shots in the game.

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