Hurricanesâ Jaimen Yakubowski Named CHL Player of the Week Hurricanes’ Jaimen Yakubowski Named CHL Player of the Week

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Jaimen Yakubowski of the Lethbridge Hurricanes is the CHL Player of the Week for the week ending December 9 after scoring six goals and three assists for nine points in three games with a plus-minus rating of plus-5.


Yakubowski claims the award after receiving back-to-back WHL Player of the Week honours.  His week was highlighted by an impressive five-goal performance where he was named first star despite an 8-7 shootout loss to the Medicine Hat Tigers on Friday night.  He also led the Hurricanes to a pair of victories with multi-point efforts including Wednesday night against the Edmonton Oil Kings where he picked up two assists as second star of the 6-2 win, and on Saturday against the Kootenay Ice where he scored once and added an assist as second star of the 6-1 win. 


Yakubowski, an 18-year-old from Dalmeny, SK, is playing in his second full WHL season with the Hurricanes.  In 35 games so far this season, he ranks 29th in WHL scoring with 19 goals and 13 assists for 32 points. 


Also considered for the award this week was Phillip Danault of the Victoriaville Tigres who scored one goal and seven assists for eight points in two games, and defenceman Ryan O’Connor of the Barrie Colts who scored four goals and three assists for seven points in two games. 


2012-13 CHL Players of the Week:

Dec. 3 – Dec. 9: Jaimen Yakubowski, Lethbridge Hurricanes

Nov. 26 – Dec. 2: Josh Currie, PEI Rocket

Nov. 19 – Nov. 25: Scott Kosmachuk, Guelph Storm

Nov. 12 – Nov. 18: Raphaël Bussières, Baie-Comeau Drakkar

Nov. 5 – Nov. 11 : Philippe Maillet, Victoriaville Tigres

Oct. 29 – Nov. 4 : Brett Ritchie, Niagara IceDogs

Oct. 22 – Oct. 28: Curtis Valk, Medicine Hat Tigers

Oct. 15 – Oct. 21: Hunter Garlent, Guelph Storm

Oct. 8 – Oct. 14: JC Lipon, Kamloops Blazers

Oct. 1 – Oct. 7: JC Lipon, Kamloops Blazers

Sept. 24 – Sept. 30: Jean-Sébastien Dea, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies

Sept. 20 – Sept. 23: Jonathan Drouin, Halifax Mooseheads

League Schedules
Saturday October 25
HAL at BLB 4:00 EST
GAT at SHA 4:00 EST
VIC at CHI 4:00 EST
BAC at SNB 6:00 EST
QUE at CHA 6:30 EST
BELV at LDN 7:00 EST
ERIE at SBY 7:00 EST
MON at DRU 7:00 EST
KIT at PLY 7:05 EST
OTT at SAR 7:05 EST
MISS at WSR 7:05 EST
PBO at SSM 7:07 EST
NB at BAR 7:30 EST
GUE at OS 7:30 EST
PG at EDM 9:00 EST
LET at PA 9:00 EST
MJ at RD 9:00 EST
SC at REG 9:00 EST
POR at SAS 9:05 EST
CAL at MH 9:30 EST
SEA at EVT 10:05 EST
BDN at KEL 10:05 EST
KTN at SPO 10:05 EST
KAM at TC 10:05 EST
VAN at VIC 10:05 EST

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