There have been several notable changes since the fall when the Florida Panthers last Top 20 list was compiled. Nick Bjugstad and Drew Shore have graduated, and Florida added high-potential center prospect Brandon Pirri at the trade deadline. Several players have begun getting extended opportunities in the NHL as the regular season winds down and the Panthers playoff hopes slip quietly to the side.
Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Owen Sound Attack forward Garrett Wilson is the CHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 24 after scoring three goals and four assists for seven points in three games.
Wilson’s best game was played in Game three of the Rogers Western Conference Championship Series on Saturday night where he netted the game-tying and game-winning goals while adding an assist as first star of the 6-4 win over the Windsor Spitfires. In Game two action last Thursday, Wilson contributed an assist despite the 4-2 loss, and began the week last Tuesday with a goal and two assists in an 8-1 win over the Spitfires in Game one. The Attack currently lead the best-of-seven series 3-1.
Wilson, a 20-year-old from Elmvale, ON, is playing in his fourth OHL season. Selected in the fourth round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, the Florida Panthers prospect is sixth in OHL playoff scoring with eight goals and nine assists for 17 points in 14 games.
Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that forward Garrett Wilson of the Owen Sound Attack is the OHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 24. Wilson led the OHL with seven points scoring three goals and four assists in the first three games of the Rogers Western Conference Championship Series.
Wilson was the hero in Game three on Saturday night scoring both the game-tying and game-winning goals to lead the Attack to a 6-4 win over the Windsor Spitfires to take a 2-1 series lead. Both goals came in the final five minutes of play with Wilson also assisting on an empty-net goal to finish with three points as first star of the game. He also picked up an assist despite a 4-2 loss to the Spitfires in Game two on Thursday, and opened the series with a goal and two assists in the 8-1 win in Game one last Tuesday. Game four of the series takes place tonight in Windsor.
Wilson, a 20-year-old from Elmvale, ON, is playing in his fourth OHL season and third full season with the Attack. The Florida Panthers prospect selected in the fourth round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, scored a career-high 40 goals and 46 assists for 86 points in 66 games this season and currently leads his club in playoff scoring with 15 points in 13 games.
Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Owen Sound Attack captain Garrett Wilson is the OHL Player of the Week for the week ending October 17. The forward scored a league-high seven goals and added an assist for eight points in three games with a plus-minus rating of plus-7.
Wilson led the Attack to three straight wins this week and was named first star in all three contests extending the club’s winning-streak to eight games. He began the week by scoring his first hat-trick of the season including a shorthanded marker as part of a 6-2 win on the road against the Barrie Colts on Thursday night. On Friday night he scored two goals and assisted on the game-winner to beat Midwest Division rivals the Kitchener Rangers 6-3. His week ended at home on Saturday with another win over the Colts, this time by a score of 7-5. He scored two goals including a shorthanded tally before scoring the game-winner on the power play for his league-leading 12th goal of the season.