GLENDALE, AZ (November 12, 2012) –The Central Hockey League announced today that Arizona Sundogs forward Kyle Chipchura has been named the Oakley Central Hockey League Player of the Week for the period ending November 11, 2012.
In recognition of his achievement, Chipchura will receive a special gift from Oakley. To learn more about all of Oakley’s products, visit www.oakley.com.
The veteran forward helped the Sundogs to a perfect 3-0 week with three straight wins over the Denver Cutthroats. Chipchura finished with two goals and six assists and was a +7 over the three contests. He started the week with three assists in a 5-3 win over Denver on Wednesday and then had one helper in Friday’s win and two goals and two assists in Saturday’s victory.
The Westlock, Alberta native leads the Sundogs in scoring with 13 points (2-11=13) and leads the entire CHL with a +11 plus/minus rating.
Chipchura is a veteran of 216 National Hockey League games and last season played 53 games with the Sundogs NHL affiliate, the Phoenix Coyotes, where he scored three goals with 13 assists.
Oakley CHL Player of the Week
Kyle Chipchura, Arizona Sundogs
Games Played: 3
Oakley CHL Player of the Week Previous Winners
Oct. 22- Jeff Pierce, Missouri Mavericks
Oct. 29- Gary Steffes, Tulsa Oilers
Nov. 5- David Gilbert, Bloomington Blaze
Nov. 12- Kyle Chipchura, Arizona Sundogs
The Arizona Sundogs are the Central Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes. Their seventh season is set to begin in October 2012. Season tickets, mini-plan, and single-game ticket information is now available by calling (928) 759-6600 or visiting arizonasundogs.com.