OHL Press Release
Toronto – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Plymouth Whalers’ forward Tom Sestito is the OHL Player of the Week for the week ending December 10, 2006. The 19-year-old winger from Rome, New York scored six goals and had seven points in three games last week.
Sestito helped the Whalers to a 7-1 victory on the road, in London on Friday night, over the Knights. He had a natural hat trick in the contest, including the game winning goal and also added an assist. He was also named first star of the game for his efforts. The next night Sestito was once again the game’s first star after recording is second hat trick in as many nights as the Whalers defeated Sudbury 5-3, at home. The back-to-back three-goal games give Sestito four hat tricks on the season. He currently leads Plymouth with 20 goals in 28 games.
2006-07 OHL Players of the Week
September 24, 2006 – Cory Emmerton, Kingston Frontenacs
October 1, 2006 – Daniel Ryder, Peterborough Petes
October 8, 2006 – Bryan Little, Barrie Colts
October 15, 2006 – Sam Gagner, London Knights
October 22, 2006 – Justin Donati, Toronto St. Michael’s Majors
October 29, 2006 – John Murray, Kitchener Rangers
November 5, 2006 – Jordan Owens, Mississauga IceDogs
November 12, 2006 – Steve Downie, Peterborough Petes
November 19, 2006 – Bryan Little, Barrie Colts
November 26, 2006 – Dustin Jeffrey, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
December 3, 2006 – John Tavares, Oshawa Generals
December 10, 2006 – Tom Sestito, Plymouth Whalers