Schemitsch-regOwen Sound Attack defenseman Thomas Schemitsch has been named the Becker Shoes Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 19th.

Schemitsch, a sophomore defenseman tallied two goals and one assist in three games on the weekend.

After collecting an assist on Friday and being held off the score sheet on Saturday, Schemitsch had a big Sunday, scoring two goals; including the overtime winner in a 5-4 win over the visiting Windsor Spitfires while finishing the game with a +3 rating.

attack-colts-regThe Owen Sound Attack (5-3-1-2) will look to build on the momentum they gained in Sunday, Oct. 19's win over Windsor when they continue a home stand on Wednesday night against the Barrie Colts. Barrie, who currently sits in 2nd in the OHL's Eastern Conference with a 6-3-1-0 record, will make their 1st of three trips to the Bayshore this season when the puck drops at 7:00pm on the 22nd.

The game comes on the heels of Attack captain Zach Nastasiuk and assistant captain Chris Bigras being named to the OHL's roster for the Subway Super Series against Russia, which is set to take place on Thursday, Nov. 13 in Peterborough and Monday, Nov. 17 in Kingston.

Pink7-regBy Tracey Richardson

If there were hockey gods in attendance at the Owen Sound Attack's annual Pink In The Rink game Sunday afternoon, they were definitely working for the home team.

The Attack beat Windsor 5-4 in overtime in a game that should have been over with less than a minute to go in regulation. The Attack, down 4-3, pulled goaltender Jack Flinn for the extra man, and nearly lost the game when the Spitfires had a clear shot into the empty net but hit the post instead.

Seconds later, the Attack's Holden Cook netted the tying goal to send the game into overtime.

Platzer-regThe Owen Sound Attack has named veteran forward Kyle Platzer the Becker Shoes Player of the Week.

Platzer, a native of Waterloo gathered six points in three games last weekend. After being held off the scoresheet in a 3-2 overtime win on Thursday, the Edmonton Oilers prospect picked up two goals and an assist and was named the games 2nd Star in an 8-2 win over Sudbury on Friday. Platzer continued with the hot hand on Saturday, picking up another two goals and an assist, as well as being named the games 2nd Star in a 7-4 loss to the Soo Greyhounds on Saturday.


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