Monday, October 28, 2013

Storm's McGinn named OHL Player of Week

Press Release

Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Carolina Hurricanes prospect Brock McGinn of the Guelph Storm is the OHL Player of the Week for the week ending October 27 after scoring five goals and three assists for eight points in three games with a plus-minus rating of plus-3.

McGinn follows teammate Scott Kosmachuk as the second straight Storm forward to claim the award helping his club pick up three wins to extend their streak to seven straight victories.  On Tuesday night he tied a career-high with four points scoring his second hat-trick of the season and adding one assist as first star of a 6-3 win over Midwest Division rivals the Kitchener Rangers.  On Friday night he scored a goal and two assists as part of a 7-2 win over the North Bay Battalion, then finished the week by netting his 15th goal of the season on Sunday in another Midwest Division battle helping the Storm to a 7-4 win over the London Knights.

McGinn, a 19-year-old from Fergus, ON, is playing in his fourth career OHL season with the Storm.  Selected by the Hurricanes in the second round of the 2012 NHL Draft, McGinn is currently tied with Kosmachuk for fifth in OHL scoring with 15 goals and 12 assists for 27 points in 15 games after scoring 28 goals and 26 assists for 54 points in 68 games last season.

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