McCollum named Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week

By League Press Release

The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Guelph Storm goaltender Thomas McCollum is the Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday December 16 after posting shutout wins in both of his starts last week.

McCollum started the week with 29 saves and was the first star when he backed the Storm to a 1-0 overtime win over the Windsor Spitfires on Friday. He then turned aside 26 shots and was the second star in a 3-0 win over the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds on Sunday for his third shutout in his past four starts.

The 18-year-old native of Sanborn, New York, improved his season record to 10-9-2-2 with a 2.55 goals against average and .912 save percentage in 24 games. McCollum was named the CHL ADT Goaltender of the Week last week and has allowed just two goals in his past five starts.

2007-08 Boston Pizza OHL Players of the Week
Sep. 23 – John Tavares, Oshawa Generals
Sep. 30 – Alex Pietrangelo, Niagara IceDogs
Oct. 7 – Dustin Jeffrey, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
Oct. 14 – John Tavares, Oshawa Generals
Oct. 21 – Nick Spaling, Kitchener Rangers
Oct. 28 – Yannick Weber, Kitchener Rangers
Nov. 5 – Brett MacLean, Oshawa Generals
Nov. 12 – Bobby Sanguinetti, Brampton Battalion
Nov. 19 – Tomi Karhunen, Sarnia Sting
Nov. 26 – Jeremy Smith, Plymouth Whalers
Dec. 3 – Kyle Gajewski, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
Dec. 10 – Justin Hodgman, Erie Otters
Dec. 17 – Thomas McCollum, Guelph Storm