Hall named Boston Pizza Player of the Week

By League Press Release

The Ontario Hockey League today announced that for the second consecutive week, Taylor Hall of the Windsor Spitfires is the Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week. Hall scored seven goals and added five assists for 12 points to go along with a plus-7 plus-minus rating in three games last week.

Hall started the week with two goals, including the game winner in overtime, and two assists and was the first star in leading the Spitfires to a 7-6 overtime win over the Oshawa Generals on Tuesday. He scored four goals, including the game winner, and added an assist in another first star effort, leading the Spitfires to a 5-4 win over the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds on Thursday. Hall finished the week with a goal and two assists in a 6-5 overtime loss to the Sarnia Sting on Friday.

Hall, a 16-year-old from Kingston, was the second overall pick in the OHL Priority Selection last May. He leads all OHL rookies with 41 goals this season and is second with 77 points in 59 games. Hall, who is not eligible for the NHL Entry Draft until 2010, is currently riding an eight game goal scoring streak and a nine game point scoring streak.

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 – Sebastian Dahm, Niagara IceDogs
Feb. 4 – Thomas McCollum, Guelph Storm
Feb. 11 – Michael Swift, Niagara IceDogs
Feb. 18 – Dustin Jeffrey, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
Feb. 25 – Kyle Gajewski, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
March 3 – Taylor Hall, Windsor Spitfires
March 10 – Taylor Hall, Windsor Spitfires