Toronto, ON – The Canadian
Hockey League today announced that Dmitrij Jaskin of the Moncton
Wildcats is the CHL Player of the Week for the week ending January 27
after scoring seven goals with four assists for 11 points in four games
while posting a plus-minus rating of plus-6.
Jaskin led the offensive charge for the Wildcats who picked up four
victories last week to extend their winning-streak to eight games. He
also extended his personal point-streak to 11 games following
multi-point efforts in all four games beginning Wednesday with one goal
and two assists as third star of a 6-1 win over the P.E.I. Rocket. He
followed that up by claiming first star honours in three straight games
including Friday night with two goals and one assist in a 5-0 win over
the Acadie-Bathurst Titan, Saturday with a goal and an assist in a 4-2
win over the Titan, and Sunday when he recorded his first career
hat-trick as part of a 6-2 win over the Quebec Remparts.
Jaskin, a 19-year-old born in Omsk, Russia, is playing in his first
QMJHL season with the Wildcats. Selected in the second round of the
2011 NHL Entry Draft by the St. Louis Blues, Jaskin is currently third
in QMJHL scoring with 35 goals and 40 assists for 75 points in just 39
Also considered for the award this week was Phoenix Coyotes prospect
Henrik Samuelsson of the Edmonton Oil Kings who scored two goals and
eight assists for 10 points in four games, and Florida Panthers prospect
Vince Trocheck of the Plymouth Whalers who scored four goals and five
assists for nine points in four games.
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