Beech named OHL Player of the Week

By pbadmin

OHL Press Release

The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Sudbury Wolves’ goaltender Kevin Beech is the OHL Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday April 2, 2006 after posting a 3-1-0 record, along with a 1.25 goals against average, .960 save percentage and two shutouts in helping the Wolves advance to the second round of the OHL playoffs.

Beech started the week with a 27-save shutout that gave the Wolves a 2-0 win over the Kingston Frontenacs in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference opening round playoff series on March 28. The next day, he allowed two goals on 35 shots in a 5-2 win. He gave up three goals on 31 shots in a 3-0 loss in Game 5 on March 31 and closed out the series with a 33-save shutout in a 4-0 win in Game 6 on April 2.

Beech, a 19-year-old native of London, improved his playoff record to 4-2-0 with a 1.83 goals against average and .945 save percentage.

2005-06 OHL Players of the Week

Apr. 3 – Kevin Beech, Sudbury Wolves

Mar. 27 – Rob Schremp, London Knights

Mar. 20 – Wojtek Wolski, Brampton Battalion

Mar. 13 – Radek Smolenak, Kingston Frontenacs

Mar. 6 – Kyle Gajewski, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds

Feb. 26 – Francois Thuot, Saginaw Spirit

Feb. 19 – Wojtek Wolski, Brampton Battalion

Feb. 12 – Anthony Guadagnolo, Windsor Spitfires

Feb. 5 – Rob Schremp, London Knights

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