Western Hockey League
Luka Burzan was named the CHL Player of the Week for the period ending Sept. 30 after he accounted for five goals and one assist in only one game. He led the Brandon Wheat Kings to an 8-4 win over Lethbridge. The 18-year-old forward has six goals and eight points in three matches this season. Burzan is eligible for the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. Portland Winterhawks forward Cody Glass collected six assists in two appearances to start his 2018-19 campaign. He posted three helpers in each outing. The sixth overall pick by the Vegas Golden Knights in the 2017 NHL Draft has nine points through three games. Brandon Hagel of the Red Deer Rebels has registered a league-leading 13 points (three goals, 10 assists) over six matches. He picked up three goals and six assists in three outings last week. The Buffalo Sabres prospect has been held off the scoresheet in just one contest so far this season. Hagel was taken in the sixth round (159th overall) of the 2016 NHL Draft. Ian Scott was named the WHL Goaltender of the Week for the period ending Sept. 30 after he registered a pair of wins, while turning aside 63 of the 67 shots he faced for a 2.00 goals-against-average and .940 save percentage. The 19-year-old netminder was selected in the fourth round (110th overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Ontario Hockey League
Kitchener’s Luke Richardson earned the CHL Goaltender of the Week for the period ending Sept. 30 after he won both of his starts, while posting a 1.00 goals-against average and .970 save percentage. The 19-year-old leads all OHL goalies with a 1.33 goals-against average and .956 save percentage through three appearances this season. Lucas Chiodo of the Barrie Colts received the OHL Player of the Week honor after he generated three goals and four assists in two outings. He has meshed nicely with OHL leading scorer Nick Suzuki, who put up three goals and four helpers in two contests last week. The Montreal Canadiens prospect has 11 points through five matches this campaign. Floridan Panthers draft pick Serron Noel tallied five goals and added one assist in three games. He is tied for the OHL with six goals through four appearances. Noel was picked with the 34th overall choice in the 2018 NHL Draft.
Quebec Major Hockey League
Ivan Chekhovich was the QMJHL Player of the Week for the period ending Sept. 30 after he notched four goals and four assists in three games. The San Jose Sharks prospect is tied for second in league scoring with 11 points (four goals, seven assists) through six matches. Gatineau’s Shawn Boudrias had two goals and one assist in two outings last week. He is currently riding a six-game point streak to start the 2018-19 campaign over which he has compiled five goals and four helpers. Boudrias was chosen in the sixth round (179th overall) by the Minnesota Wild in the 2018 NHL Draft. Tampa Bay Lightning draft pick Gabriel Fortier had one goal and four helpers in three appearances. Fortier has collected three goals and nine points through the first six games of the year for Baie-Comeau Drakkar. Tristan Cote-Cazenave of the Victoriaville Tigres was considered for the CHL Goaltender of the Week distinction after he went 2-0-0-1 with a 0.97 goals-against average and .967 save percentage. The 18-year-old netminder has a 1.89 goals-against average and .944 save percentage through six appearances this season for the Victoriaville Tigres.