The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Plymouth Whalers’ goaltender Jeremy Smith is the Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday November 25 after backing the Whalers to three wins last week with a 1.33 goals against average and .964 save percentage.
Smith started the week with a first-star effort, turning aside 48 shots in a 4-1 win over the Saginaw Spirit on Wednesday. He earned a 26-save shutout and was the first star again in a 1-0 win over the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds on Friday and finished the week with 32 saves in a 5-3 win over the Sudbury Wolves on Saturday.
The 18-year-old from Brownstown, Michigan improved his season record to 11-3-0-1 with a 2.50 goals against average and .933 save percentage in 15 games. He shares the league lead with three shutouts this season.
2007-08 Boston Pizza OHL Players of the Week
September 23 – John Tavares, Oshawa Generals
September 30 – Alex Pietrangelo, Niagara IceDogs
October 7 – Dustin Jeffrey, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
October 14 – John Tavares, Oshawa Generals
October 21 – Nick Spaling, Kitchener Rangers
October 28 – Yannick Weber, Kitchener Rangers
November 5 – Brett MacLean, Oshawa Generals
November 12 – Bobby Sanguinetti, Brampton Battalion
November 19 – Tomi Karhunen, Sarnia Sting
November 26 – Jeremy Smith, Plymouth Whalers