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Mavericks' Forward Sebastien Thinel Named to All-CHL Team

March 18, 2013 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Kansas City Mavericks News Release

INDEPENDENCE, Missouri - The Missouri Mavericks, in conjunction with the Central Hockey League (CHL), announced Mavericks' forward Sebastien Thinel was named to the All-CHL Team on Monday. Thinel along with five other players were named to the team and were selected through balloting of all CHL head coaches.

Thinel currently leads the CHL in scoring with 89 points (27-6289) and 62 assists in 62 games played. The St. Jerome, Quebec native has nine more points than the next closest scorer in the CHL. This is his third selection to the All-CHL team as he was named to the team with the Odessa Jackalopes in 2010-11and 2008-09.

The other players named to the All-CHL Team are forwards A.J. Gale (Denver) and Mickey Lang (Quad City), defensemen Tyler Ludwig (Allen) and Kevin Young (Wichita) and goaltender Aaron Dell (Allen).

Thinel joins former Mavericks' goaltender Robby Nolan as the only two players in Mavericks' history to be named to the All-CHL Team. He is also a finalist for the league's Most Valuable Player award which will be announced on Monday, March 25.

Missouri has just one more regular season game remaining in the 2012-13 season. Missouri will host Tulsa on Friday, March 22 at Independence Events Center. Mavericks' playoff tickets will go on sale to the general public this Thursday, March 21 at 10 a.m. through all Ticketmaster outlets and at the Silverstein Eye Centers Box Office. Playoff schedules are to be determined and only playoff games A, B and C of the first round will go on sale. Visit for up-to-date information as it is released.

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