Beleskey named Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week

By League Press Release

The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Matt Beleskey of the Belleville Bulls is the Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday April 20 after scoring one goal and adding five assists for six points in three playoff games. Beleskey helped the Bulls jump out to a 3-0 lead over the Oshawa Generals in the Rogers OHL Eastern Conference Championship Series.

Beleskey started the week with three assists and was the second star in a 3-2 win over the Generals in Game 1 of the series on Wednesday. He scored the winning goal and added an assist in a 4-3 come-from-behind win in Game 2 on Friday and added an assist in a 5-2 win in Game 3 on Saturday.

Beleskey, a 19-year-old from Midhurst, leads the Bulls in playoff scoring with five goals and 12 assists for 17 points in 12 games and has recorded at least one point in each of the past 11 playoff games. The Anaheim Ducks’ draft pick also led the team in regular season scoring with a career-high 41 goals and 49 assists for 90 points in 62 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 – Sebastian Dahm, Niagara IceDogs
March 31 – Michael Hutchinson, Barrie Colts
April 7 – Steve Mason, Kitchener Rangers
April 14 – Kyle Gajewski, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
April 21 – Matt Beleskey, Belleville Bulls