Garrett Wilson named CHL Player of the Week

By League Press Release

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.

Cody Eakin of the Swift Current Broncos and Jonathan Audy-Marchessault of the Quebec Remparts were also considered for the award.  Eakin picked up two goals and two assists for four points in two games, while Audy-Marchessault scored twice and added four assists for six points in three games.

2010-11 CHL Playoff Players of the Week:

Apr. 18 – Apr. 24: Garrett Wilson, Owen Sound Attack

Apr. 11 – Apr. 17: Jean-Gabriel Pageau, Gatineau Olympiques

Apr. 4 – Apr. 10: Linden Vey, Medicine Hat Tigers

Mar. 28 – Apr. 3: Jonathan Audy-Marchessault, Quebec Remparts

Mar. 21 – Mar. 27: Zack Phillips, Saint John Sea Dogs


2010-11 CHL Regular Season Players of the Week:

Mar. 14 – Mar. 20: Tyler Toffoli, Ottawa 67’s

Mar. 7 – Mar. 13: Tye McGinn, Gatineau Olympiques

Feb. 28 – Mar. 6: Nino Niederreiter, Portland Winterhawks

Feb. 21 – Feb. 27: Taylor Beck, Guelph Storm

Feb. 14 – Feb. 20: Mark Stone, Brandon Wheat Kings

Feb. 7 – Feb. 13: Quinton Howden, Moose Jaw Warriors

Jan. 31 – Feb. 6: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Red Deer Rebels

Jan. 24 – Jan. 30: Cody Lindsay, Ottawa 67’s

Jan. 17 – Jan. 23: Tyler Johnson, Spokane Chiefs

Jan. 10 – Jan. 16: Sean Couturier, Drummondville Voltigeurs

Jan. 3 – Jan. 9: Zach O’Brien, Acadie-Bathurst Titan

Dec. 27 – Jan. 2: Joey Hishon, Owen Sound Attack

Dec. 13 – Dec. 19: Jonathan Parker, Prince Albert Raiders

Dec. 6 – Dec. 12: Cody Eakin, Swift Current Broncos

Nov. 29 – Dec. 5: Charles Hudon, Chicoutimi Saguenéens

Nov. 22 – Nov. 28: Zack Phillips, Saint John Sea Dogs

Nov. 15 – Nov. 21: Christian Thomas, Oshawa Generals

Nov. 8 – Nov. 14: Brendan Ranford, Kamloops Blazers

Nov. 1 – Nov. 7: Jason Akeson, Kitchener Rangers

Oct. 25 – Oct. 31: Andrej Kudrna, Red Deer Rebels

Oct. 18 – Oct. 24: Michaël Bournival, Shawinigan Cataractes

Oct. 11 – Oct. 17: Sena Acolatse, Prince George Cougars

Oct. 4 – Oct. 10: Nathan Moon, Kingston Frontenacs

Sept. 27 – Oct. 3: Brandon Hynes, Victoriaville Tigres

Sept. 23 – Sept. 26: Alex Aleardi, Plymouth Whalers