McCollum named Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week

By League Press Release

The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Guelph Storm goaltender Thomas McCollum is the Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday February 3 after posting a 2-0-0-0 record with a 0.50 goals against average and .987 save percentage in two starts.

McCollum started the week with a 28 save shutout to back the Storm to a 3-0 road win over the Sarnia Sting on Friday. It was his fourth shutout of the season. He followed up with 46 saves in a 2-1 road win over the Kitchener Rangers on Saturday. McCollum was the first star in both games and helped the Storm win for the eighth time in their past 10 games.

McCollum, an 18-year-old from Sanborn, NY, improved his season record to 18-11-3-3 with a 2.52 goals against average and .913 save percentage in 36 games this season. He was the OHL’s top rated goaltending prospect in the mid-term rankings for the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

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 – Sebastien Dahm, Niagara IceDogs
Feb. 4 – Thomas McCollum, Guelph Storm