Machesney named OHL Player of the Week
Created: Jan 9, 2006
The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Brampton Battalion goaltender Daren Machesney is the OHL Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday January 8, 2006 after posting a 2-0-0-0 record with a 0.50 goals against average, a .982 save percentage and a shutout in two wins last week.
Machesney started the week with 26 saves in a 5-1 win over the Guelph Storm on January 6 and then made 29 saves for his third shutout of the season in a 1-0 win over the Sudbury Wolves on January 8. Machesney has won four straight starts and improved his season record to 15-12-0-1 with a 3.15 goals against average and .904 save percentage.
The 19-year-old native of Lambeth was a fifth round choice of the Washington Capitals in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.
2005-06 OHL Players of the Week
Jan. 9 – Daren Machesney, Brampton Battalion
Jan. 2 – Luch Aquino, Brampton Battalion
Dec. 19 – Ryan MacDonald, Guelph Storm
Dec. 12 – James Neal, Plymouth Whalers
Dec. 5 – Justin Donati, Toronto St. Michael’s Majors
Nov. 28 – Bryan Little, Barrie Colts
Nov. 21 – Bryan Bickell, Ottawa 67’s
Nov. 14 – Bobby Hughes, Kingston Frontenacs
Nov. 7 – Chad Painchaud, Sarnia Sting
Oct. 31 – Michael Blunden, Erie Otters
Oct. 24 – Daren Machesney, Brampton Battalion
Oct. 17 – Rob Schremp – London Knights
Oct. 11 – Bobby Ryan, Owen Sound Attack
Oct. 3 – Marc Staal, Sudbury Wolves
Sep. 26 – Evan McGrath, Kitchener Rangers