Mavs Thinel Named Player of the Week

Missouri’s Sebastien Thinel Named Oakley CHL Player of the Week

GLENDALE, AZ (December 31, 2012) –The Central Hockey League announced today that Missouri Mavericks forward Sebastien Thinel has been named the Oakley Central Hockey League Player of the Week for the period ending December 30, 2012.   

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Thinel helped his team to points in all three of their games last week scoring four goals with five assists to go along with a +2 plus/minus rating.  The St. Jerome, Quebec native’s least productive game of the week came on Wednesday in a 4-3 overtime loss in Quad City where he contributed on assist.  In his other two games, Thinel had two goals and two assists in each contest which included two goals and an assist in the third period of the Mavs come from behind 5-4 overtime loss in Wichita and the game winning shorthanded goal in the Mavs 5-3 win over Tulsa on Saturday.

CHL Scoring Leaders

Thinel is the first CHL player this season to hit 50 points (15-35=50).  The two-time CHL scoring champion leads the league in scoring and is tied for third with his +16 plus/minus rating.

Oakley CHL Player of the Week

Sebastien Thinel, Missouri Mavericks
Position: F
(Weekly Totals)
Games Played: 3
Goals: 4
Assists: 5
Points: 9
Plus/Minus: +2

Oakley CHL Player of the Week Previous Winners
Oct. 22- Jeff Pierce, Missouri Mavericks
Oct. 29- Gary Steffes, Tulsa Oilers
Nov. 5- David Gilbert, Bloomington Blaze
Nov. 12- Kyle Chipchura, Arizona Sundogs
Nov. 19- Phil Fox, Fort Worth Brahmas
Nov.  26- R.G. Flath, Wichita Thunder
Dec. 3- Brad Smyth, Denver Cutthroats
Dec. 10- Andrew Courtney, Missouri Mavericks
Dec. 17- Kevin Young, Wichita Thunder
Dec. 24- Scotty Howes, Allen Americans
Dec. 30- Sebastien Thinel, Missouri Mavericks


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