Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that forward
Cody Sylvester of the Calgary Hitmen is the CHL Player of the Week for
the week ending March 10 after recording 12 points in four games
including five goals and seven assists with a plus-minus rating of
A two-time WHL Player of the Week this season, Sylvester led the
Hitmen to four straight wins last week highlighted by his performance
last Tuesday night when he set a new Hitmen record for points in a
single game with seven notching a goal and six assists as first star of a
9-5 win over the Saskatoon Blades. He also picked up a goal and an
assist Wednesday in a 4-3 win over the Prince Albert Raiders, followed
by a two-goal performance on Saturday in a 9-0 win over the Lethbridge
Hurricanes. His week wrapped up Sunday scoring a goal in a 4-3 win over
the Red Deer Rebels.
Sylvester, a 20-year-old from Kelowna, BC, is playing in his fifth WHL season with the Hitmen. Currently 11th in WHL scoring, Sylvester has 84 points including 38 goals and 46 assists in 66 games this season.
Also considered for the award this week was Mark Scheifele of the
Barrie Colts who scored six goals with three assists for nine points in
three games, and Jean-Sebastien Dea of the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies who
scored five goals with two assists for seven points in three games.
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