OHL Press Release
The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Steve Downie of the Peterborough Petes is the OHL Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday January 29, 2006 after scoring four goals and four assists for eight points in three games.
Downie, a 18-year-old from Queensville, started the week with a hat trick and two assists in a 7-4 win over the Oshawa Generals on January 26. and added a goal and two assists in a 9-5 win over the Erie Otters on January 28. He was held off the score sheet in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Brampton Battalion on January 29.
Downie, who helped Team Canada win the gold medal in the World Junior championships earlier this month, raised his season scoring totals to 13 goals and 20 assists for 33 points in 18 games. He will represent the Eastern Conference in the Bell OHL All-Star Classic on Wednesday in Belleville.
2005-06 OHL Players of the Week
Jan. 30 – Steve Downie, Peterborough Petes
Jan. 23 – Wojtek Wolski, Brampton Battalion
Jan. 16 – Rob Schremp, London Knights
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