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Shawinigan forward Pistilli named Canadian Hockey League player of the week

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TORONTO - Shawinigan Cataractes forward Matthew Pistilli was named Canadian Hockey League player of the week Tuesday after recording 10 points in three games.

Pistilli led the Cataractes to a perfect 3-0 record last week, scoring six goals and adding four assists with a plus-minus rating of plus-four. The 20-year-old Montreal native began with two goals and an assist in a 7-0 win over Drummondville, and followed with a three-goal, two-assist performance in an 8-3 victory over Rimouski.

Pistilli finished the week with a goal and an assist in a 7-5 triumph over Val-d'Or.

The fifth-year player is tied for the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League lead with 12 goals.

Jay Fehr of the Brandon Wheat Kings was the Western Hockey League nominee after scoring five goals and adding four assists in three games.

Brampton Battalion goaltender Brandon Foote was nominated for the Ontario Hockey League after posting a 4-0 record with a pair of shutouts. Foote took home CHL goaltender of the week honours, ahead of Calgary's Martin Jones and Shawinigan's Timo Pelletier.

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