Maillet named CCM/AHL Participant of the Week

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League introduced as we speak that Hershey Bears ahead Philippe Maillet has been chosen as the CCM/AHL Participant of the Week for the interval ending March 28, 2021.

Maillet made his Bears season debut final week and recorded eight factors and a plus-8 ranking in three video games, all Hershey victories.

Assigned to the Bears after greater than two months with the dad or mum Washington Capitals, Maillet registered 5 assists in a 6-2 win at Lehigh Valley on Wednesday evening. He scored a purpose and assisted on the game-winner in Friday’s 3-1 victory at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, and tallied one other help because the Bears beat the Penguins at dwelling on Sunday, 3-1. Maillet was on the ice for 11 of Hershey’s 12 objectives scored final week, and none of their objectives allowed.

A fourth-year professional from Lachenaie, Que., Maillet was the Bears’ main scorer in 2019-20 with 44 factors in 61 video games, and has totaled 54 objectives and 92 assists for 146 factors in 204 profession AHL contests with Hershey and Ontario. Maillet, who performed 4 seasons of junior hockey with Victoriaville (QMJHL) and 4 seasons on the College of New Brunswick, signed with Washington as a free agent on July 1, 2019, and has appeared in a single recreation with the Capitals this season, making his NHL debut on Feb. 7, 2021.

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

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