Spitfires’ Mark Cundari Named Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week

By League Press Release

Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that defenceman Mark Cundari of the Windsor Spitfires is the Boston Pizza OHL Player of the Week following the first three games of the Rogers OHL Championship Series.  Cundari led the way with five points including two goals and three assists with a plus-minus rating of plus-4.

Cundari recorded a point in all three games of the Rogers OHL Championship Series helping the Spitfires grab a 3-0 series lead over the Barrie Colts.  He netted a late third period goal to tie the score in Game 1 which set the stage for a 4-3 overtime win last Tuesday night as second star of the game.  In Game 2 on Thursday night he was named first star of the game after opening the scoring with a shorthanded goal plus added two assists in the 5-4 win.  He contributed a second period assist in the 5-2 Game 3 win on Sunday afternoon.  The Spitfires will have a chance to capture the Robertson Cup on home ice when the series resumes with Game 4 on Tuesday night at 7:00 pm at the WFCU Centre. 

Cundari, a 20-year-old from Woodbridge, ON, is playing in his fourth OHL season with the Spitfires.  After the best offensive regular season of his career with 54 points in 63 games, Cundari is ranked 14th in playoff scoring with 18 points in 18 games and has a league-high plus-minus rating of plus-20. 

The Spitfires’ HFlink” class=”HFlinkstyle”>Adam Henrique was also considered after scoring four goals in three games highlighted by a hat-trick performance as second star of a 5-2 win on Sunday afternoon.  The Colts’ Kyle Clifford leads his club with three goals in three games so far in the Rogers OHL Championship Series.  In goal, Philipp Grubauer has opened the series with three straight wins posting a goals-against-average of 2.97 and save percentage of .920.

2009-10 Boston Pizza OHL Players of the Week – Playoffs:');

Apr. 26 – May 2: Mark Cundari, Windsor Spitfires
Apr. 19 – Apr. 25: Scott Timmins, Windsor Spitfires
Apr. 12 – Apr. 18: Jeremy Morin, Kitchener Rangers
Apr. 5 – Apr. 11: Jeff Skinner, Kitchener Rangers
Mar. 29 – Apr. 4: Petr Mrazek, Ottawa 67’s
Mar. 22 – Mar. 28: Nazem Kadri, London Knights
Mar. 15 – Mar. 21: Bryan Cameron, Barrie Colts


2009-10 Boston Pizza OHL Players of the Week – Regular Season:
Mar. 8 – Mar. 14: Matt Puempel, Peterborough Petes
Mar. 1 – Mar. 7: Mark Visentin, Niagara IceDogs
Feb. 22 – Feb. 28: Patrick Killeen, Brampton Battalion
Feb. 15 – Feb. 21: Adam Courchaine, Erie Otters
Feb. 8 – Feb. 14: Michael Latta, Guelph Storm
Feb. 1 – Feb. 7: Michael Quesnele, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
Jan. 25 – Jan. 31: Taylor Hall, Windsor Spitfires
Jan. 18 – Jan. 24: Tyler Seguin, Plymouth Whalers
Jan. 11 – Jan. 17: Taylor Beck, Guelph Storm
Jan. 4 – Jan. 10: Taylor Hall, Windsor Spitfires
Dec. 28 – Jan. 3: Zack Torquato, Erie Otters
Dec. 14 – Dec. 20: Mathew Sisca, Guelph Storm
Dec. 7 – Dec. 13: Alain Berger, Oshawa Generals
Nov. 30 – Dec. 6: Alex Hutchings, Barrie Colts
Nov. 23 – Nov. 29: Ryan Spooner, Peterborough Petes
Nov. 16 – Nov. 22: Tyler Toffoli, Ottawa 67’s
Nov. 9 – Nov. 15: Ethan Werek, Kingston Frontenacs
Nov. 2 – Nov. 8: Phil Varone, London Knights
Oct. 26 – Nov. 1: Marcus Carroll, Owen Sound Attack
Oct. 19 – 25: Taylor Hall, Windsor Spitfires
Oct. 12 – 18: Troy Passingham, Windsor Spitfires
Oct. 5 – 11: Tyler Seguin, Plymouth Whalers
Sept. 28 – Oct. 4: Adam Henrique, Windsor Spitfires
Sept. 21 – 27: Eric O’Dell, Sudbury Wolves
Sept. 17 – 20: Luke Pither, Barrie Colts