Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that
Portland Winterhawks forward Ty Rattie is the CHL Player of the Week for
the final playoff week ending May 12 after scoring four goals in four
games with a plus-minus rating of plus-4.
Rattie set a new WHL record for career playoff goals and was named
MVP of the WHL Playoffs helping the Winterhawks capture the Ed Chynoweth
Cup in a six-game series win over the Edmonton Oil Kings. He scored
the game-winner in Game 3 of the series last Tuesday night, then
recorded a hat-trick in Game 6 on Sunday including two shorthanded goals
as first star of the 5-1 victory. The hat-trick gave him his 20th goal of the playoffs and 50th in 76 career playoff games in four seasons.
Rattie, a 19-year-old from Airdrie, AB, is playing in his fourth WHL
season with the Winterhawks. The St. Louis Blues prospect led all WHL
players in playoff scoring with 36 points in 21 games after finishing
the regular season third in league scoring with 110 points in 62 games.
He also ranks third all-time in WHL playoff scoring with 95 points in
Also considered for the award this week was Mark Scheifele of the
Barrie Colts who produced 12 points in four games including six goals
and six assists, while Martin Frk of the QMJHL Champion Halifax
Mooseheads recorded seven points in three games including two goals and
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