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Draft Guide

Leafs' pick Marner shines

by Corey Abbott
Updated On: October 4, 2018, 4:04 pm ET

Western Hockey League


Tyler Benson was named the WHL Player of the Week after he recorded two goals and eight points in four games. The 17-year-old forward, who is eligible for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, has 19 points in 20 contests this season for the Vancouver Giants. Prince George netminder Ty Edmonds captured the CHL Goaltender of the Week honor after he posted a 3-0-0-0 record to go with a 0.77 goals-against average and a .973 save percentage. The 19-year-old is having his best season with a 1.98 GAA and a league-leading .937 save percentage in 16 appearances. Kelowna's Rourke Chartier genereated three goals and two helpers in three matches to give him nine points in 10 outings this season. The fifth-round pick of the San Jose Sharks in 2014 exploded for 82 points in 58 games last year. Marc McNulty contributed four assists in two games for Moose Jaw, including three in last Friday's 6-1 win over Saskatoon. The defenseman has 21 points in 22 contests this campaign. McNulty was chosen in the sixth round of the 2013 NHL Draft by the Detroit Red Wings.


Ontario Hockey League


Toronto prospect Mitchell Marner was the CHL and OHL Player of the Week for amassing seven goals and 11 points in just three games. He tallied two hat tricks and posted three multi-point outings. Marner's week was highlighted by a five-point performance against Ottawa on Saturday in a 7-2 win for London. He is tied for first in the league in scoring, with teammate Christian Dvorak, with 58 points in 25 games. Marner was the fourth overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft by the Maple Leafs. Zach Senyshyn, who was also taken in the first round of the 2015 draft by Boston, potted seven goals and added two assists in three matches. The 15th overall pick has 25 points in 28 outings this year for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. New Jersey Devils draft pick Pavel Zacha notched nine points (four goals, five assists) as well in three matches. The sixth overall selection in the 2015 draft has 30 points in 23 games with Sarnia. Kitchener's Jeremy Bracco, who was the 61st overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft by the Leafs, had a goal and an assist last Friday. He has 19 points in 16 games during his first OHL season.


Quebec Major Junior Hockey League


Conor Garland was named the first star of the week for a second straight time. He generated four goals and seven assists for 11 points in four games. Garland leads the league in scoring with a whopping 69 points in 28 games. He was pick No. 123 in the 2015 NHL Draft by the Arizona Coyotes. Cape Breton goaltender was the second star of the week after he posted a two victories in two games. He earned a .955 save percentage and a 1.50 goals-against average in those contests. Belanger was picked by the Minnesota Wild in the seventh round (200th overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft. Anthony Richard of the Val d'Or Foreurs was the third star of the week for the period ending Dec. 6. He garnered two goals and seven assists in three games. Richard was a fourth rounder in the 2015 draft by the Nashville Predators. He is tied for third in the QMJHL, with Toronto prospect Dmytro Timashov, 53 points in 30 outings this season. Timashov picked up two goals and four assists in two games. He has 53 points in 29 contests this season with Quebec. He was a fifth-round pick in the 2015 draft.

Corey Abbott

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