Tuesday, October 11, 2011

3 Stars For Week Ending October 9, 2011

The votes are in for a very tight week of voting for last weeks Draft Eligible OHL 3 stars of the week.

1st Star - Luke Cairns, Erie Otters : The Otters were off to a terrible start at 0-4 and Cairns, playing in his second game of the week, led Erie to their first victory of the season - a 7-5 victory over defending champ Owen Sound - where he tallied 2 goals and 3 assists. In a rematch the following night, he was a bright spot for the Otters in a 6-3 defeat where he tallied another goal.

2nd Star - Matt Finn, Guelph Storm : The Storm are off to a surprising start and the biggest surprise has to be the play of Finn. Finn registered a goal and an assists in a 4-3 overtime loss to Brampton and followed that up with a 2 assist victory over Saginaw 6-3. Finn sits near the top of all statistical leaders of draft eligible players.

3rd Star - Brendan Gaunce, Belleville Bulls : Gaunce led his Bulls to 4-2 victory over Oshawa and 3-0 victory over Kingston where he registered 1 goal and 1 assist in each contest. The Bulls Alternate Captain now has 4 goals and 4 assists in 7 games and has been a model of consistency from the get go.

Honorable Mentions : Radek Faksa (Kitchener), Nail Yakupov (Sarnia) Michael Clarke (Windsor)

For the season long winners and a list of voters, click on the 3 stars tab at the top of the page.

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