Beleskey named Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week

By League Press Release

The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Belleville Bulls’ captain Matt Beleskey is the Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday May 11 after scoring three goals and adding five assists for eight points in three games of the Rogers OHL Championship Series against the Kitchener Rangers.

Beleskey scored the winning goal in overtime and picked up three assists in a first star effort to lead the Bulls to a 5-4 win over the Rangers in Game 4 on Tuesday. He added an assist in a 2-1 win in Game 5 on Thursday in Kitchener and was the first star again after scoring two goals, including the winner, and an assist in a 6-3 win in Game 6 on Saturday in Belleville.

Beleskey, a 19-year-old native of Midhurst, is the Bulls’ top playoff scorer with 12 goals and 21 assists for 33 points in 20 games. The Anaheim Ducks’ prospect set career highs with 41 goals and 90 points in 62 games this season.

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
April 28 – Mike Duco, Kitchener Rangers
May 5 – Mikkel Boedker, Kitchener Rangers
May 12 – Matt Beleskey, Belleville Bulls