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.
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