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Chicoutimi's Asselin named CHL player of the week; Carruth gets goalie honours @NHLdotcom

TORONTO - Chicoutimi Sagueneens forward Guillaume Asselin was named the Canadian Hockey League's player of the week Tuesday after registering four goals and four assists in a span of three games.

Asselin scored twice and added an assist in a 6-0 win over the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles on Jan. 11. Two nights later, he had two goals and an assist as the Sagueneens beat the Halifax Mooseheads 7-4.

On Saturday, he had two assists in Chicoutimi's 6-3 loss to the P.E.I Rocket.

Josh Shalla of the Saginaw Spirit and Colin Smith of the Kamloops Blazers were also considered for the award.

Also, Mac Carruth of the Portland Winterhawks was selected as the Vaughn CHL goaltender of the week.

He won three games, including a shutout victory, while posting a 1.00 a goals-against-average and .969 save percentage.

Carruth made 95 saves in the three Winterhawks' wins to help close in on the top-ranked Tri-City Americans in the Western Hockey League's U.S Division.

Shawinigan Cataractes goaltender Gabriel Girard and Mark Visentin of the Niagara IceDogs were also nominated.

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