Andrew Agozzino named OHL Player of the Week

By League Press Release

Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that forward Andrew Agozzino of the Niagara IceDogs is the OHL Player of the Week after scoring four goals in two games for the playoff week ending May 6.

Agozzino opened the Rogers OHL Championship Series against the London Knights with a goal last Thursday as part of the 3-2 double overtime victory in Game 1.  On Saturday night in Game 2, the IceDogs’ captain scored his first career playoff hat-trick and was named first star of the contest despite a 5-3 loss to the Knights which evens the series 1-1 heading into Game 3 Monday night.

Agozzino, a 21-year-old from Kleinburg, ON, is playing in his fifth OHL season with the IceDogs.  The OHL’s Overage Player of the Year for 2011-12, Agozzino recorded a career high 88 points in 67 regular season games and has 11 goals and seven assists for 18 points in 17 playoff games.

Also considered for the award this week was IceDogs’ defenceman Dougie Hamilton who scored a goal and three assists for four points in two games, and Ryan Rupert who scored a hat-trick for the Knights in Game 2 of the series.  In goal, Michael Houser has made 90 saves in two games for the Knights with a goals-against-average of 2.42 and save percentage of .938.

2011-12 OHL Playoff Players of the Week:

Apr. 30 – May 6: Andrew Agozzino, Niagara IceDogs

Apr. 23 – Apr. 29: Olli Maatta, London Knights

Apr. 16 – Apr. 22: Tobias Rieder, Kitchener Rangers

Apr. 9 – Apr. 15: Freddie Hamilton, Niagara IceDogs

Apr. 2 – Apr. 8: Tyler Toffoli, Ottawa 67’s

Mar. 26 – Apr. 1: Stefan Noesen, Plymouth Whalers

Mar. 19 – Mar. 25: Ryan Strome, Niagara IceDogs

 

2011-12 OHL Regular Season Players of the Week:

Mar. 12 – Mar. 18: Andrew Yogan, Peterborough Petes

Mar. 5 – Mar. 11: Brandon Maxwell, Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors

Feb. 27 – Mar. 4: Michael Sgarbossa, Sudbury Wolves

Feb. 20 – Feb. 26: Brandon Maxwell, Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors

Feb. 13 – Feb. 19: Michael Sgarbossa, Sudbury Wolves

Feb. 6 – Feb. 12: Cameron Brace, Owen Sound Attack

Jan. 30 – Feb. 5: Mathias Niederberger, Barrie Colts

Jan. 23 – Jan. 29: Mark Visentin, Niagara IceDogs

Jan. 16 – Jan. 22: Ryan Murphy, Kitchener Rangers

Jan. 9 – Jan. 15: Josh Shalla, Saginaw Spirit

Jan. 2 – Jan. 8: Tyler Toffoli, Ottawa 67’s

Dec. 26 – Jan. 1: Beau Schmitz, Plymouth Whalers

Dec. 12 – Dec. 18: Andrew Agozzino, Niagara IceDogs

Dec. 5 – Dec. 11: Philip Lane, Brampton Battalion

Nov. 28 – Dec. 4: Christian Thomas, Oshawa Generals

Nov. 21 – Nov. 27: Brendan Gaunce, Belleville Bulls

Nov. 14 – Nov. 20: Tanner Pearson, Barrie Colts

Nov. 7 – Nov. 13: Ryan Spooner, Kingston Frontenacs

Oct. 31 – Nov. 6: Matt Puempel, Peterborough Petes

Oct. 24 – Oct. 30: Shane Prince, Ottawa 67’s

Oct. 17 – Oct. 23: Brandon Saad, Saginaw Spirit

Oct. 10 – Oct. 16: Nail Yakupov, Sarnia Sting

Oct. 3 – Oct. 9: Greg McKegg, Erie Otters

Sept. 26 – Oct. 2: Seth Griffith, London Knights

Sept. 21 – Sept. 25: Tanner Pearson, Barrie Colts