Friday, December 04, 2009

Telegin wins monthly OHL award

The Ontario Hockey League today announced the OHL Performers of the Month for November, 2009.

OHL Rookie of the Month – Ivan Telegin, Saginaw Spirit

Ivan Telegin led all OHL rookies in scoring for the second straight month producing 10 points including a team-high eight goals and also contributing two assists in 11 games with a plus-minus rating of plus-6 for the Saginaw Spirit. He scored goals in seven of his 11 games scoring two goals November 6 as third star of a 5-1 win over the Oshawa Generals. His best performance came on November 18 in a 7-5 win over the Owen Sound Attack where he recorded his third three-point game of the season with a goal and two assists as second star of the game.

Telegin, a 17-year-old from Novokuznetsk, Russia, currently leads all OHL rookies in scoring with 18 goals and 13 assists for 31 points in 28 games. His 18 goals have him ranked tied for eighth overall in the league. Eligible for the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Telegin was named Player of the Game for Team Russia November 23 at the 2009 SUBWAY Super Series game in Windsor.

Photo by Walt Dmoch

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