By: Dante De Caria

Ottawa, Ontario – The CCHL2 is pleased to announce it’s CCM Hockey November Performers of the Month.

Tasso Housakos is the Player of the Month, Nicolas Rousseau earns the Goalie of the Month and Thomas Freel takes home the Rookie of the Month award.

POTM: ’99 F Tasso Housakos (Ottawa Jr. Canadians) 

Housakos, 19, earns the Player of the Month after scoring 13 goals and 9 assists for a total of 22 points in eight games for the Canadians last month. The Saint-Laurent, QC native now leads the league in goals (22) and is seventh in points (37). He had six multi-point games in November, with two of them being five-point games. 

POTM Honourable Mentions:

Ottawa West ’01 F Justin Jamer (13 GP, 7G / 12 A)

Char-Lan ’98 F Brennan Markell (7 GP, 10G / 6A)

GOTM: ’99 G Nicolas Rousseau (Alexandria Glens) 

Rousseau, 19, takes home his second Goalie of the Month award after earning one last year. The North Lancaster, ON native made seven starts (4-3), facing 297 shots, recording two shut-outs and posting a 3.45 GAA / .896 SV % in November.

GOTM Honourable Mentions:

Ottawa ’99 G Ryan Whitehurst (6-0, 2 SO, 1.00 GAA / .957 SV %)

Perth ’98 G Jonathan Peacock (3-4-1, 1 SO, 2.25 GAA / .927 SV %)

ROTM: ’01 F Thomas Freel (Ottawa Jr. Canadians)

Freel, 17, becomes the second Canadians forward to earn the Rookie of the Month this year. He scored four goals and 13 assists for a total of 17 points in eight games. The Ottawa, ON native leads all rookies in points (40) and assists (25). The Ottawa Jr. Senators prospect also had four multi-point games and one four-point effort.

GOTM Honourable Mentions:

Casselman ’01 F Louis Chabot (9 GP, 3G / 10A)

Brockville ’01 F Ryan Glazer (7 GP, 9G / 3A)

The CCHL2 Performers of the Month are presented by CCM Hockey. Visit their website at

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