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Cape Breton's Michael Stinziani wins CHL player of the week award @NHLdotcom

TORONTO - Cape Breton Screaming Eagles forward Michael Stinziani has won the Canadian Hockey League's player of the week award.

Stinziani had two goals and four assists in three games, all wins for Cape Breton.

The 19-year-old from Lorraine, Que., is tied for fourth in the QMJHL scoring race with eight points (3-5) in five games this season.

Jordan Weal of the Regina Pats was the WHL nominee after piocking up a goal and four assists in two games, while Matt Lyall of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds was nominated from the OHL after collecting three goals and three assists in two games.

Meanwhile, Vancouver Giants netminder Jamie Tucker took goalie of the week honours after posting a shutout in his WHL debut.

The 17-year-old Victoria native stopped all 30 shots he faced to back the Giants to a 4-0 win over Everett.

Nicolas Champion of the Acadie-Bathurst Titan was the QMJHL nominee after going 2-0-0 with a 1.50 goals-against average and a .955 save percentage in two starts, while Andrew Engelage of the Windsor Spitfires was nominated from the OHL after going 2-0-0 with a 2.50 GAA and a .902 save percentage.

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