Sports Management Worldwide (SMWW) / International Scouting Services (ISS) 2009 Draft Prospect Performers of the Week presented by the Pipeline Show & Hockey Now ending Sunday, February 1, 2009.
Each week, International Scouting Services (ISS), Sports Management Worldwide (SMWW), Hockey Now, and The Pipeline Show recognize the Top Draft Eligible player from each of the WHL, OHL, QMJHL, & USHL leagues for the upcoming 2009 NHL Entry Draft based on their play over the course of the week. Players are nominated and the selected by graduates of the SMWW Hockey GM & Scouting with each of the winners receiving a gift acknowledging their selection.
ONTARIO HOCKEY LEAGUE – Garrett Wilson, Owen Sound Attack
Garrett Wilson is the OHL’s nominee as draft performer of the week after scoring 4 goals and adding 2 assists in 3 games for the Attack. Wilson has 13 goals and 25 points in 35 games on the season, his first full campaign after spending a portion of the 07-08 season with the Windsor Spitfires. Wilson is known as a hard worker who is willing to battle in front of the opposition’s net.
WESTERN HOCKEY LEAGUE – Scott Glennie, Brandon Wheat Kings
Scott Glennie wins the award as WHL draft performer of the week after scoring 2 goals and 5 points in 4 games for Brandon. Glennie currently leads the Wheat Kings and sits sixth in league scoring with 27 goals and 39 assists for 66 points while posting a healthy plus-22 rating. Glennie, a native of Winnipeg, MB is known as a finesse player who has great on ice vision.
Glennie was a guest on The Pipeline Show in late December. You can hear that interview here.
QUEBEC MAJOR JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE – Mike Hoffman, Drummondville Voltigeurs
Mike Hoffman wins back to back awards after scoring 3 goals in 2 games this week for the Voltigeurs. Hoffman currently is third in team and sixth in league scoring with 37 goals and 72 points in 45 games this season. Hoffman, a native of Kitchener, ON is a smaller player who relies on his sound skill set to be an impact performer.
UNITED STATES HOCKEY LEAGUE – David Gerths, Lincoln Stars
David Gerths wins his second award as the USHL’s draft performer of the week after posting 4 assists in 2 wins for Lincoln. Gerths, a forward from Ankeny, IA has 28 points and a plus- 8 rating in 33 games on the season and is known as a playmaker.