Sestito Named OHL Player of the Week

By pbadmin

OHL Press Release

Toronto – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Plymouth Whalers’ forward Tom Sestito is the OHL Player of the Week for the week ending December 10, 2006. The 19-year-old winger from Rome, New York scored six goals and had seven points in three games last week.

Sestito helped the Whalers to a 7-1 victory on the road, in London on Friday night, over the Knights. He had a natural hat trick in the contest, including the game winning goal and also added an assist. He was also named first star of the game for his efforts. The next night Sestito was once again the game’s first star after recording is second hat trick in as many nights as the Whalers defeated Sudbury 5-3, at home. The back-to-back three-goal games give Sestito four hat tricks on the season. He currently leads Plymouth with 20 goals in 28 games.

2006-07 OHL Players of the Week

September 24, 2006 – Cory Emmerton, Kingston Frontenacs

October 1, 2006 – Daniel Ryder, Peterborough Petes

October 8, 2006 – Bryan Little, Barrie Colts

October 15, 2006 – Sam Gagner, London Knights

October 22, 2006 – Justin Donati, Toronto St. Michael’s Majors

October 29, 2006 – John Murray, Kitchener Rangers

November 5, 2006 – Jordan Owens, Mississauga IceDogs

November 12, 2006 – Steve Downie, Peterborough Petes

November 19, 2006 – Bryan Little, Barrie Colts

November 26, 2006 – Dustin Jeffrey, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds

December 3, 2006 – John Tavares, Oshawa Generals

December 10, 2006 – Tom Sestito, Plymouth Whalers