Toronto, Ont. – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Washington Capitals prospect Connor McMichael of the London Knights is the OHL ‘On the Run’ Player of the Week for the week of regular season action ending September 29 with five goals, two assists and seven points over two games with a plus/minus rating of plus-3.
Capitals Prospects Weekend Recap: here.
OHL MEDIA RELEASE (here)
McMichael recorded a pair of multi-point performances as the Knights recovered from a slow start to win both of their weekend matchups. The 6-foot, 181Ib. centre produced a two-goal effort on Friday as the Knights scored their first victory of the season in a 6-2 triumph over the visiting Erie Otters. McMichael recorded five shots on goal in the game and went 10-for-14 in the faceoff circle, book-ending London’s scoring with goals in the first and third periods. He proceeded to register a career-high five points in Saturday’s 7-3 road win over his former club, the Hamilton Bulldogs. McMichael recorded his second career OHL hat-trick along with two assists, capping his trio with a shorthanded goal beyond the midway point of the third period.
.@con91mcmichael up to his old tricks 🎩🎩🎩@Capitals prospect puts up a career-high 5️⃣ points against his former club as the @GoLondonKnights were looking mean in green ⚔️🔰 pic.twitter.com/fKWxPUgjQZ
— OntarioHockeyLeague (@OHLHockey) September 29, 2019
You can read our detailed breakdown of McMichaels weekend here.
By Jon Sorensen
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#ALLCAPS first round draft pick in the 2019 @nhl Entry Draft @connor91mcmichael had a big night on Saturday, scoring a hat trick and two assists. He now has seven goals and three assists in four games played so far this season. #Capitals #Caps #LondonKnights (🎥 @ohlofficial)
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