Rocketâs Josh Currie Named CHL Player of the Week Rocket’s Josh Currie Named CHL Player of the Week

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that top QMJHL scorer Josh Currie of the PEI Rocket is the CHL Player of the Week for the week ending December 2 after scoring five goals and three assists for eight points in four games with a plus-minus rating of plus-3.


After being held pointless in a 5-1 loss to the Drummondville Voltigeurs last Tuesday, Currie’s offense kicked into gear on Wednesday night when he was named first star of a 5-3 victory over the Quebec Remparts scoring twice including one shorthanded marker while adding one assist.  He picked up a goal and an assist on Saturday at home in a 4-1 win over the Victoriaville Tigres, then wrapped up the week with three points Sunday in a 4-3 shootout win over the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles.  Helping the Rocket win their third straight game, Currie scored twice against the Screaming Eagles including his league-high 26th goal of the season and also added an assist before scoring the shootout winner as first star of the game. 


Currie, a 20-year-old from Charlottetown, PEI, is playing in his fourth QMJHL season for his hometown Rocket.  The overage forward is already having the best offensive season of his career leading the QMJHL with 51 points in 28 games.


Also considered for the award this week was Charles Sarault of the Sarnia Sting who scored two goals and six assists for eight points in three games, and Jaimen Yakubowski of the Lethbridge Hurricanes who scored five goals and three assists for eight points in four games. 


2012-13 CHL Players of the Week:

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
Sunday December 28
BAT at CHA 2:00 EST
BAR at GUE 2:00 EST
ERIE at KIT 2:00 EST
WSR at LDN 2:00 EST
NIA at MISS 2:00 EST
KGN at OTT 2:00 EST
SNB at MON 3:00 EST
PA at SAS 3:00 EST
QUE at BAC 4:00 EST
SHE at BLB 4:00 EST
DRU at GAT 4:00 EST
VDO at ROU 4:00 EST
RIM at SHA 4:00 EST
CHI at VIC 4:00 EST
PLY at SAR 4:05 EST
PG at VIC 4:05 EST
MJ at BDN 5:00 EST
SEA at VAN 5:00 EST
HAL at CAP 6:00 EST
KTN at CAL 6:00 EST
PBO at OSH 6:05 EST
EDM at RD 7:00 EST
SC at REG 7:00 EST
SSM at SAG 7:11 EST
LET at MH 8:00 EST
SPO at POR 8:00 EST
EVT at TC 8:05 EST

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