Blackwood OHL PLayer of Week
18 year old Mackenzie Blackwood, who plays for the Barrie Colts, has been named the OHL Player of the Week after posting a 5-0 record with a 1.60 GAA and a .946 save percentage. He is a top rated prospect for the NHL draft in June and will play in the prestigious Top Pospects Game on January 22 where the CHL's top prospects are showcased for NHL GMs and scouts. Click here to read more
Part of Blackwood's sensational week was a 26 save shutout on Sunday. Coincidentally, another Jon Elkin's Goalie Schools student who also comes from Thunder Bay, Ontario, Matt Murray, posted a shutout this past weekend for the Pittsburgh Penguins' AHL team stopping 30 shots. Click here for highlights. The first year pro, Murray, has 3 shutouts for the season so far and a solid .919 save percentage.