Monday, October 7, 2013

September Players Of The Month - Western Conference

Press Release

CAMBRIDGE, ON -- The OHA/GOJHL Players of the Month for September for the Western Conference are: Forward Michael Verboom – Chatham Maroons, Goaltender Trevor Wheaton – Leamington Flyers, and Defenseman Jake McGhee – Leamington Flyers.

Chatham Maroons Captain Michael Verboom was named the Forward of the Month for the Western Conference for September based on his strong play, tallying 16 points.  The 5'11, 175lbs centre from Iona Station, Ontario lead the Maroons in scoring with 7 goals and 9 assists for the month of September.  Michael was dominant in the September 10th game versus Lambton Shores where he recorded 5 points (3G, 2A).

Click here to view Michael Verboom’s profile on Pointstreak.

Trevor Wheaton has been an early season standout for the Leamington Flyers, leading the GOJHL in GAA. Wheaton’s strong play in September has earned him the honour of Goalie of the Month for the Western Conference in September. Essex, Ontario’s Wheaton, posted 4 wins without a loss in September, with a 1.25 GAA and .945 Save Percentage. The 5’11, 180lbs goalie is a big reason for the Flyers’ early season success.

Click here to view Trevor Wheaton’s profile on Pointstreak.

Defenseman Jake McGhee is in his third season with the Leamington Flyers, and his solid defensive play has earned him Defenseman of the Month honours for the Western Conference for September. The 5’11, 180lbs blue-liner has helped make Leamington one of the hardest teams in the Western Conference to score against.

Click here for Jake McGhee’s profile on Pointstreak.

The OHA/GOJHL Players of the Month are awarded monthly to the top Forward, Goalie and Defenseman in the GOJHL’s three conferences: Golden Horseshoe Conference, Midwestern Conference, and the Western Conference.

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