Hutchinson named Boston Pizza Player of the Week

By League Press Release

The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Barrie Colts’ goaltender Michael Hutchinson is the Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week after allowing just one goal in two wins that helped the Colts defeat the Brampton Battalion in the opening round of the OHL playoffs. Hutchinson finished the week with a 2-0 record, a 0.43 goals against average and .990 save percentage.

Hutchinson started the week with 62 saves, including 16 in overtime to back the Colts to a 2-1 win in Game 5 of the series on Tuesday and then stopped all 34 shots he faced in a 2-0 win in the series’ clincher on Thursday. He was the first star in both games.

The 18-year-old Barrie native is 4-1 in the playoffs with a 1.44 goals against average and .965 save percentage after going 12-15-2-2 with a 3.02 goals against average and .912 save percentage in 32 regular season 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 – 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
March 17 – Adam Courchaine, Ottawa 67’s
March 24 – Sebastien Dahm, Niagara IceDogs
March 31 – Michael Hutchinson, Barrie Colts