League’s MVP also Earns Monthly Three Stars Award for March
The Central Hockey League announced today that Sebastien Thinel of the Odessa Jackalopes has been named the Oakley Three Stars Player of the Year. In addition, the recently named CHL’s Most Valuable Player also has won the Oakley Three Stars Award for the month of March/2009. Thinel will receive an Oakley Sports Watch and a pair of Oakley THUMP sunglasses which feature blue tooth technology and a built in MP3 player. Learn more about the wide range of Oakley products at www.oakley.com.
Points are calculated with a first star notice earning five points, a second star earns three points and a first star recognition earns one point. The St. Jerome, Quebec native finished the season with 72 points accumulating nine first star nods, eight second star nods and he was named the third star three times. The closest competition to Thinel was Colorado goaltender Andrew Penner who finished the season with 58 points.
For the month of March, Thinel edged out Bossier-Shreveport’s Joe Blaznek by four points. Thinel accumulated 19 points by receiving three first stars along with one second star and one third star.
For complete three star standings from the regular season, visit www.centralhockeyleague.com.
Oakley CHL Three Star Player of the Year and Month
Sebastien Thinel, Odessa Jackalopes
Points – 72
First Star – 9 times (45 points)
Second Star – 8 times (24 points)
Third Star – 3 times (3 points)
Total Points – 72
First Star – 3 times (15 points)
Second Star – 1 time (3 points)
Third Star – 1 time (1 point)
Total Points – 19
Oakley CHL Three Star Player of the Month Winners
October – Travis Clayton, Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs
November – Bobby Chaumont, Mississippi RiverKings
December – Marco Emond, Arizona Sundogs
January – Scott Sheppard, Texas Brahmas
February – Chris Robertson, New Mexico Scorpions
March – Sebastien Thinel, Odessa Jackalopes