Katchouk named CCM/AHL Player of the Week


Photograph: Micheline V

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League introduced immediately that Syracuse Crunch ahead Boris Katchouk has been chosen as the CCM/AHL Participant of the Week for the interval ending April 25, 2021.

Katchouk totaled two targets and 7 assists for 9 factors in 4 video games final week, persevering with his climb up the league scoring leaderboard.

Katchouk, who had recorded three factors in a sport simply as soon as over the primary 154 video games of his professional profession, completed the feat in back-to-back contests final week, starting with a three-assist effort in Syracuse’s 6-2 win over Utica on Monday. He notched a objective and two assists to assist the Crunch to a come-from-behind 7-6 victory in Rochester on Wednesday, then arrange the successful objective earlier than tallying an insurance coverage marker within the Crunch’s 5-3 win over the People on Saturday. Katchouk closed out the week with one other help on Sunday as Syracuse downed Utica, 7-1.

A second-round choice by Tampa Bay within the 2016 NHL Draft, Katchouk has tallied 11 targets and 18 assists for 29 factors in 23 video games for Syracuse this season, tied for fourth within the AHL in scoring. He additionally ranks fourth in plus/minus score (+20), and his present 14-game scoring streak (10-14-24) matches the longest within the league this season. The 22-year-old native of Waterloo, Ont., has appeared in 158 profession contests within the AHL over three professional seasons, tallying 36 targets and 48 assists for 84 factors.

In recognition of being named the CCM/AHL Participant of the Week, Katchouk will obtain an etched crystal award from CCM.


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