Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that
Winnipeg Jets prospect Scott Kosmachuk of the Guelph Storm is the CHL
Player of the Week with nine points in three games scoring six goals and
three assists with a plus-minus rating of plus-8 for the week ending
Kosmachuk exploded for a career-high four goals and one assist on
Sunday as first star of a 7-3 victory over the Ottawa 67’s helping lift
the Storm to their fourth straight victory. His week also included
scoring the game-winner plus an assist on Thursday night as third star
of a 3-2 win over the Windsor Spitfires, and another two-point
performance with a goal and an assist as third star of a 5-4 shootout
win over the Niagara IceDogs on Friday.
Kosmachuk, a 19-year-old from Toronto, ON, is playing in his fourth
OHL season with the Storm. Selected in the third round of the 2012 NHL
Draft by the Winnipeg Jets, Kosmachuk has 12 goals and nine assists for
21 points in 12 games so far this season after recording 65 points in 68
games in 2012-13.
Also considered for the award this week was fellow Jets prospect
Nicolas Petan of the Portland Winterhawks who scored two goals with five
assists for seven points in three games, and Sébastien Sylvestre of the
Chicoutimi Sagueneens who scored twice with six assists for eight
points in four games.
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