Swift named Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week

By League Press Release

The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Michael Swift of the Niagara IceDogs is the Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday February 10 after scoring six goals and three assists for nine points in three games.

After playing in the OHL All-Star Classic last week in Sault Ste. Marie, Swift returned to the IceDogs with a bang, scoring three goals and two assists and was the first star in an 8-2 win over the Kingston Frontenacs on Thursday. After being held off the score sheet in a 2-1 win over the London Knights on Friday, Swift scored his second hat trick of the week and added an assist in a 5-2 win over the Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors on Sunday. He was named the first start of the game.

Swift, a 20-year-old native of Peterborough, improved his season totals to 25 goals and 49 assists for 74 points in 53 games.

2007-08 Boston Pizza OHL Players of the Week
Sep. 23 – John Tavares, Oshawa Generals
Sep. 30 – Alex Pietrangelo, Niagara IceDogs
Oct. 7 – Dustin Jeffrey, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
Oct. 14 – John Tavares, Oshawa Generals
Oct. 21 – Nick Spaling, Kitchener Rangers
Oct. 28 – Yannick Weber, Kitchener Rangers
Nov. 5 – Brett MacLean, Oshawa Generals
Nov. 12 – Bobby Sanguinetti, Brampton Battalion
Nov. 19 – Tomi Karhunen, Sarnia Sting
Nov. 26 – Jeremy Smith, Plymouth Whalers
Dec. 3 – Kyle Gajewski, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
Dec. 10 – Justin Hodgman, Erie Otters
Dec. 17 – Thomas McCollum, Guelph Storm
Dec. 31 – Jack Combs, Saginaw Spirit
Jan. 7 – Brett Parnham, Oshawa Generals
Jan. 14 – John Tavares, Oshawa Generals
Jan. 21 – Joshua Bailey, Windsor Spitfires
Jan. 28 – Sebastien Dahm, Niagara IceDogs
Feb. 4 – Thomas McCollum, Guelph Storm
Feb. 11 – Michael Swift, Niagara IceDogs