Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Odeen Tufto named ECAC rookie of the week

Odeen Tufto, bottom left (copyright BobcatsHockeyBlog)
After a two goal performance including the overtime winner against Vermont giving Quinnipiac its first win of the season, freshman forward Odeen Tufto has been named the ECAC rookie of the week as announced in a press release. The Chaska, Minnesota native is off a hot start averaging 1.33 points per game this season for Quinnipiac. He has had a point in all three games that the Bobcats have played this season and leads the team with four points (2 goals, 2 assists).

Tufto came to Quinnipiac by way of the USHL with stops in Sioux City, Tri-City and Fargo. He finished with 48 points (16 goals, 32 assists) in 59 games played along with 11 more points in the playoffs for Sioux City. Prior to playing in the USHL he spent one season with the Vernon Vipers of the BCHL where he had 65 points (25 goals, 40 assists) in 57 games played.

Jonathan Singer is a 2004 Quinnipiac alum. You can follow him on Twitter @QHockeyBlog.

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