Titanâs Zach OâBrien Named CHL Player of the Week Titan’s Zach O’Brien Named CHL Player of the Week

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Zach O’Brien of the Acadie-Bathurst Titan is the CHL Player of the Week after recording 12 points in three games including six goals and six assists with an impressive plus-minus rating of plus-11 for the week ending January 6.


O’Brien led the Titan to three wins last week highlighted by a five-point performance and two straight hat-tricks.  After recording three assists in a 6-1 win over the PEI Rocket last Thursday, O’Brien scored his first hat-trick of the season on Friday and added an assist as first star of a 5-3 win over the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles.  He finished the week with another first star performance on Sunday netting his second straight hat-trick and adding two assists as part of a 5-2 win over the Moncton Wildcats. 


O’Brien, a 20-year-old from St. John’s, Newfoundland, is playing in his third full QMJHL season.  Third in league scoring with 62 points in 40 games, O’Brien continues to build on his QMJHL record of 166 consecutive regular season games without being assessed a penalty. 


Also considered for the award this week was Sarnia Sting rookie Nikolay Goldobin who scored eight goals and four assists for 12 points in five games, and Cody Sylvester of the Calgary Hitmen who scored two goals and six assists for eight points in four games.


2012-13 CHL Players of the Week:

Dec. 31 – Jan. 6: Zach O’Brien, Acadie-Bathurst Titan

Dec. 24 – Dec. 30: Anton Zlobin, Val-d’Or Foreurs

Dec. 10 – Dec. 16: Alex Galchenyuk, Sarnia Sting

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
Friday November 27
GUE at KGN 7:00 EST
NB at NIA 7:00 EST
SAR at OTT 7:00 EST
HAM at SBY 7:00 EST
CHI at GAT 7:00 EST
MON at VIC 7:00 EST
REG at CAL 9:00 EST
BDN at LET 9:00 EST
EDM at PA 8:00 EST
KAM at PG 10:00 EST
SAS at SC 8:00 EST
SAG at WSR 7:05 EST
SPO at TC 10:05 EST
KEL at VIC 10:05 EST
BAR at KIT 7:30 EST
OS at LDN 7:30 EST
BAC at RIM 7:30 EST
BAT at ROU 7:30 EST
BLB at SHA 7:30 EST
SHE at SNB 11:30 EST
DRU at VDO 7:30 EST
RD at MH 9:30 EST
PBO at OSH 7:35 EST
MJ at EVT 10:35 EST
VAN at SEA 10:35 EST

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