Mavericks' Forward Kellan Tochkin Named CHL Rookie of the Month
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
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 Ticketmaster.com 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 www.MissouriMavericks.com .
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