Ottawa, ON – Ottawa Jr. Senators ’01 born forward Thomas Freel has been named the CCHL Week 2 Player of the Week.
Freel, 20, recorded two goals and added four assists through two Jr. Senators wins over the Carleton Place Canadians and Navan Grads last week. The Ottawa, Ontario native registered two goals and two assists in last Wednesday’s 8-4 victory at home to CP and a pair of helpers in Sunday’s win in Navan.
The Jr. Senators captain leads the way offensively across the CCHL through four games played with three goals and seven assists.
Freel and the Jr. Senators continue to roll out of the gates to start the CCHL season as they see their sit at 4-0. It’s a feat that hasn’t been accomplished since the 2015-2016 edition of the Jr. Senators began the year 6-0.
Other Key Performances:
- Julian Recine – 1G, 4A
- Philippe Jacques – 3G, 2A (game-winner Sunday in Navan)
- Simon Isabelle – 4A
- Vincent Velocci – 1G, 1A
- William Desmarais – 1-0, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 SV% (first shutout as a Jr. Senator)
The Ottawa Jr. Senators return to the ice on Saturday for the first of three on the CCHL Thanksgiving Showcase, taking on the upstart Cornwall Colts with puck drop scheduled for 7:00 PM. Note that all three Jr. Senators games this weekend will be played at the Bell Sensplex with all the action being streamed with Mason Detre, Davide Disipio, and Ryan Woods on the Jr. Senators Broadcast Network at Mixlr.com/OJSradio and Hockey TV.