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Mavericks' Forward Kellan Tochkin Named CHL Rookie of the Month

March 4, 2013 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Kansas City Mavericks News Release

INDEPENDENCE, Missouri - The Missouri Mavericks, in conjunction with the Central Hockey League, announced Monday Mavericks' forward Kellan Tochkin has been named 50/50 Central/CHL Rookie of the Month for February.

Tochkin was tied for the team lead in scoring during the month with 17 points on six goals and 11 assists and he had a +5 rating. The Abbotsford, British Columbia native scored points in eight of the 12 games the Mavericks played during the month and he helped the team to a 7-5-0 record.

The 5-foot-10, 175-pound rookie had multiple points in five games including back-to-back four-point games, and he was also named the CHL's player of the week in February.

Overall, the first-year player has 12 goals and 20 assists in 44 games ranking fourth on the Mavericks in scoring and eighth in the CHL among rookies. He is the second Mavericks' player to be named rookie of the month this season along with Mavericks' goaltender Mike Clemente.

50/50 Central/CHL Rookie of the Month

Kellan Tochkin, Missouri Mavericks

(February Totals)

Games - 12

Goals - 6

Assists - 11

Points - 17

Plus/Minus - +5

50/50 Central/CHL Rookie of the Month Previous Winners

October - Mike Clemente, Missouri Mavericks

November - Tyler Gron, Bloomington Blaze

December- Kent Patterson, Denver Cutthroats

January- Kristofer Westblom, Fort Worth Brahmas

February- Kellan Tochkin, Missouri Mavericks

The Mavericks are home on Tuesday, March 5 to take on the Bloomington Blaze where Price Chopper Two-for-One tickets are available via or at the Silverstein Eye Centers Box Office.

Season tickets for the 2013-14 season are on sale now by calling the Mavericks' front office at (816) 252-7825. For more information on the Mavericks visit .

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