Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that forward Joey Hishon of the Owen Sound Attack is the OHL Player of the Week for the week ending January 2. Hishon, a repeat winner of the award this season, had 11 points in three games scoring five goals and six assists with a plus-minus rating of plus-2.
Hishon led the Attack to three wins following the Winter Break including a 6-5 comeback win over the Ottawa 67’s to open 2011 on Saturday. He scored the tying goal and the game-winner late in the third period while adding three assists for his second five-point game of the season as first star of the contest. Hishon also contributed to the offense in a pair of wins over the Barrie Colts to wrap up 2010 including a goal and an assist Tuesday in a 7-6 shootout win, and two goals and two assists Wednesday in an 8-5 win over the Colts.
Hishon, a 19-year-old from Stratford, ON, is playing in his fourth OHL season with the Attack. The first round selection of the Colorado Avalanche in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft is currently sixth in league scoring with 53 points in 27 games.
Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that forward Joey Hishon of the Owen Sound Attack is the CHL Player of the Week for the week ending January 2. In three games Hishon recorded 11 points scoring five goals with six assists and a plus-minus rating of plus-2.
Hishon’s week was highlighted by a five-point game on New Year’s Day scoring two goals, including the game-winner, and adding three assists as first star of a 6-5 win over the Ottawa 67’s. He also produced six points in a two-game home-and-home matchup against the Barrie Colts scoring a goal and an assist last Tuesday in a 7-6 shootout win, before scoring twice and adding two assists Wednesday in an 8-5 win over the Colts.
Hishon, a 19-year-old from Stratford, ON, is currently sixth in OHL scoring with 53 points in 27 games played so far in his fourth OHL season with the Attack. Hishon was selected 17th overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Colorado Avalanche.
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