Ottawa, Ontario – The CCHL Tier 2 is proud to announce its Week 23 Stars of the Week. Ty Nicholson picks up the first star, who plays with the Westport Rideaus. Second star goes to Liam MacDonald of the Char-Lan Rebels and third star goes to Trent Harris of the Perth Blue Wings. Cameron Dutkiewicz of the Renfrew Timberwolves picks up Honorable Mention.
First Star: F Ty Nicholson, Westport Rideaus (5 G / 5 A)
Nicholson, 18, collected five goals and five assists in three games last week. After not recording a point on Monday February 17th against Perth, Nicholson collected his second hat trick of the season against Carleton Place in a 6-3 win on Friday February 22nd. He collected four-points on the night. He would extend his point streak to two games by collecting two goals and four assists for a six-point game on Saturday February 23rd against Winchester. The Smiths Falls, Ontario native started the season with the Powassan VooDoos of the NOJHL and collected two goals and eight assists in 26 games. Since his return to Westport, he has 14 goals, to go along with 24 assists and 38 points while playing in 17 games.
Second Star: F Liam MacDonald, Char-Lan Rebels (5 G / 3 A)
MacDonald, 19, collected eight points in three games last week. He started the week by scoring twice for a three-point afternoon against Richmond on Family day in a 7-4 win. He would then add an assist against Alexandria on Tuesday night in a 3-2 win, but would cap off the week by scoring his first career CCHL2 hat trick on Saturday February 22nd in a 4-3 win over Alexandria. MacDonald is on a five game point streak (6G / 4A). The Dunvegan, Ontario native has 16 goals, to go along with 21 assists and 37 points while playing in 37 games this season.
Third Star: F Trent Harris, Perth Blue Wings (4 G / 1 A)
Harris, 19, scored four goals and one assist in three games in a three-win week for Perth. After Harris didn’t record a point on Family day, he would score twice in back-to-back games against Richmond on Thursday and Friday nights. He would collect his third game winning goal since returning to the team in the second half of the season. The Carleton Place, Ontario has played in 15 games with Perth and has collected 10 goals, to go along with three assists and 13 points.
Honorable Mention: D Cameron Dutkiewicz, Renfrew Timberwolves (1 G / 5 A)
Dutkiewicz, 18, had a productive final week of the season by scoring one goal and adding five assists. He ends the season with a four game point streak. After collecting only one assist against Carleton Place (Monday), Brockville (Wednesday) and Whitewater (Friday), he capped off the week by scoring his fourth goal this season and added two assists for a three-point night in a 6-2 victory against Whitewater on Saturday. The Timmins, Ontario native collected 11 assists and 15 points in 40 regular season games in his first year of junior hockey.