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by Jeff Hubert

WHL 1April 8, 2014, Toronto, ON (ISN) – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that New Jersey Devils prospect Damon Severson of the Kelowna Rockets is the CHL Player of the Week for the playoff week ending April 6 after recording seven points in two games including three goals and four assists with a plus-minus rating of plus-3.

Severson helped the top ranked Rockets open the WHL’s Western Conference Semi-Finals with a pair of victories over the fourth place Seattle Thunderbirds.  The defenceman scored twice with two assists to earn first star honours last Thursday in the 6-2 Rockets’ victory in the series opener, then scored once with two assists on Saturday in Game 2 lifting the Rockets to a 6-3 victory.

Severson, a 19-year-old from Melville, SK, is playing in his fourth WHL season with the Rockets.  Selected by the Devils in the second round of the 2012 NHL Draft, Severson was named a 2013-14 Western Conference Second-Team All-Star.  This season he finished tied for sixth among WHL defencemen in scoring with 61 points in 64 games and has nine points in seven post-season games.

Also considered for the award this week was San Jose Sharks prospect Chris Tierney of the London Knights who scored twice with five assists for seven points in two games of the OHL’s Western Conference Semi-Finals against the Guelph Storm.  In the QMJHL, 2014 NHL Draft prospect Nikolaj Ehlers of the Halifax Mooseheads scored two goals and four assists for six points in two second round playoff games against the Gatineau Olympiques.

2013-14 CHL Playoff Players of the Week:

  • Mar. 31 – Apr. 6: Damon Severson (Kelowna Rockets)
  • Mar. 24 – Mar. 30: Jaedon Descheneau (Kootenay Ice)
  • Mar. 17 – Mar. 23: Simon Tardif-Richard (Gatineau Olympiques)

2013-14 CHL Regular Season Players of the Week:

  • Mar. 10 – Mar. 16: Jonathan Drouin (Halifax Mooseheads)
  • Mar. 3 – Mar. 9: Connor McDavid (Erie Otters)
  • Feb. 24 – Mar. 2: Jayce Hawryluk (Brandon Wheat Kings)
  • Feb. 17 – Feb. 23: Michael Joly (Rimouski Oceanic)
  • Feb. 10 – Feb. 16: Taylor Leier (Portland Winterhawks)
  • Feb. 3 – Feb. 9: Sam Reinhart (Kootenay Ice)
  • Jan. 27 – Feb. 2: Anthony Duclair (Quebec Remparts)
  • Jan. 20 – Jan. 26: Anthony Duclair (Quebec Remparts)
  • Jan. 13 – Jan. 19: Jonathan Drouin (Halifax Mooseheads)
  • Jan. 6 – Jan. 12: Connor Brown (Erie Otters)
  • Dec. 30 – Jan. 5: Myles Bell (Kelowna Rockets)
  • Dec. 9 – Dec. 15: Mike Aviani (Spokane Chiefs)
  • Dec. 2 – Dec. 8: Andreas Athanasiou (Barrie Colts)
  • Nov. 25 – Dec. 1: Leon Draisaitl (Prince Albert Raiders)
  • Nov. 18 – Nov. 24: Zac Leslie (Guelph Storm)
  • Nov. 11 – Nov. 17: Jonathan Drouin (Halifax Mooseheads)
  • Nov. 4 – Nov. 10: Martin Reway (Gatineau Olympiques)
  • Oct. 28 – Nov. 3: Jayce Hawryluk (Brandon Wheat Kings)
  • Oct. 21 – Oct. 27: Darcy Ashley (Halifax Mooseheads)
  • Oct. 14 – Oct. 20: Scott Kosmachuk (Guelph Storm)
  • Oct. 7 – Oct. 13: Anthony Mantha (Val-d’Or Foreurs)
  • Sept. 30 – Oct. 6: Nick Merkley (Kelowna Rockets)
  • Sept. 23 – Sept. 29: Mitch Holmberg (Spokane Chiefs)
  • Sept. 19 – Sept. 22: Michael Dal Colle (Oshawa Generals)

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