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Phoenix native, Jr. Coyotes graduate Burgess selected ECAC Hockey Player of the Week


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute senior forward Todd Burgess has been named ECAC Hockey Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 23, 2020.


A senior forward from Phoenix, Burgess led all of Division I college hockey with five goals last week, pacing the Engineers to a 2-0 record, including a 4-0 shutout of then-No. 16 Quinnipiac on Friday night.

Notching an ECAC Hockey-best two power play tallies, he also led the league with a plus-5 rating. On Saturday, he recorded his first career four-goal game in a 7-1 victory over Princeton while extending his point streak to six games (eight goals, three assists).

Burgess has played in 30 games for the Engineers this season, netting a team-high 13 goals with six assists for 19 points, which is good for second on the club.

Carrying a plus-1 rating, the former Jr. Coyotes standout leads the nation in goals (nine) since Jan. 31. The team-leader with five power-play goals, Burgess also has one game-winning tally to his credit.

In 18 ECAC Hockey contests, Burgess has a team-best eight goals and five assists for 13 points. He has two man-advantage tallies and one game-winning goal in conference play, with a plus-6 rating.

Currently on a five-game league point streak, the Ottawa Senators prospect has seven goals and three assists for 10 points during the stretch.

Through 100 career games at RPI, Burgess has 21 goals and 26 assists for 47 points.

Photo/Liz Brady

(Feb. 24, 2020)

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