Colts’ Bryan Cameron Named Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week

By League Press Release

Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that forward Bryan Cameron of the Barrie Colts is the Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 21.  Through the first week of the 2010 OHL Playoffs, Cameron led the league in scoring with eight points in three games including five goals and three assists with a plus-minus rating of plus-2.

Cameron had his best game of the season Sunday night with five points to lead the Colts to a 6-2 win over the Sudbury Wolves in Game Three of their first round playoff matchup.  He scored three goals and added two assists as first star of the contest to give the Colts a commanding 3-0 series lead.  Cameron also recorded a goal and an assist Thursday night in the 11-4 Game One victory, and scored the game-winner Saturday night as third star of the 2-1 Game Two Colts win. 

Cameron, a 21-year-old from Brampton, ON, is playing in his fifth OHL season as an overage player with the Colts.  In 62 regular season games this season he recorded 78 points including a league-high 53 goals with 25 assists. 

Click here to watch video highlights of Bryan Cameron of the Barrie Colts in the first round of the playoffs with footage courtesy of Rogers TV and Eastlink TV.

Colts’ defenceman Alex Pietrangelo was also considered for the award this week with seven assists in three games.  Nazem Kadri of the London Knights receives honourable mention for the second straight week and was named first star of the game twice with five points including two goals and three assists in two games to give the Knights a 2-0 series lead over the Guelph Storm.  In goal, Philipp Grubauer posted two wins with a goals-against-average of 1.50 and save percentage of .942 to lead the Windsor Spitfires to a 2-0 series lead over the Erie Otters.

2009-10 Boston Pizza OHL Players of the Week');
Mar. 15 – Mar. 21: Bryan Cameron, Barrie Colts
Mar. 8 – Mar. 14: Matt Puempel, Peterborough Petes
Mar. 1 – Mar. 7: Mark Visentin, Niagara IceDogs
Feb. 22 – Feb. 28: Patrick Killeen, Brampton Battalion
Feb. 15 – Feb. 21: Adam Courchaine, Erie Otters
Feb. 8 – Feb. 14: Michael Latta, Guelph Storm
Feb. 1 – Feb. 7: Michael Quesnele, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
Jan. 25 – Jan. 31: Taylor Hall, Windsor Spitfires
Jan. 18 – Jan. 24: Tyler Seguin, Plymouth Whalers
Jan. 11 – Jan. 17: Taylor Beck, Guelph Storm
Jan. 4 – Jan. 10: Taylor Hall, Windsor Spitfires
Dec. 28 – Jan. 3: Zack Torquato, Erie Otters
Dec. 14 – Dec. 20: Mathew Sisca, Guelph Storm
Dec. 7 – Dec. 13: Alain Berger, Oshawa Generals
Nov. 30 – Dec. 6: Alex Hutchings, Barrie Colts
Nov. 23 – Nov. 29: Ryan Spooner, Peterborough Petes
Nov. 16 – Nov. 22: Tyler Toffoli, Ottawa 67’s
Nov. 9 – Nov. 15: Ethan Werek, Kingston Frontenacs
Nov. 2 – Nov. 8: Phil Varone, London Knights
Oct. 26 – Nov. 1: Marcus Carroll, Owen Sound Attack
Oct. 19 – 25: Taylor Hall, Windsor Spitfires
Oct. 12 – 18: Troy Passingham, Windsor Spitfires
Oct. 5 – 11: Tyler Seguin, Plymouth Whalers
Sept. 28 – Oct. 4: Adam Henrique, Windsor Spitfires
Sept. 21 – 27: Eric O’Dell, Sudbury Wolves
Sept. 17 – 20: Luke Pither, Barrie Colts