ONTARIO HOCKEY LEAGUE
Bulls' Cameron added to OHL All-Star Classic in Sault Ste. Marie
Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League announced today that Belleville Bulls’ forward Bryan Cameron has been added to the Eastern Conference roster for the 2008 OHL All-Star Classic at the Steelback Centre in Sault Ste. Marie on February 5 and 6, 2008.
Cameron replaces Stefan Legein of the Niagara IceDogs, who is unable to play in the game due to injury.
Cameron, an 18-year-old native of Brampton, is enjoying an outstanding third OHL season with the Bulls. He has 27 goals and 30 assists for 57 points in 48 games and is poised to crack the 30-goal mark for the second straight season. The former first round OHL pick was a fourth round pick of the Los Angeles Kings in the NHL Entry Draft last summer. He also played in the ADT Canada-Russia Challenge in November.
The 2008 OHL All-Star Classic will feature 40 of the league's brightest stars in an Eastern Conference versus Western Conference showdown format. It is a two-day event that includes the OHL All-Star Skills Competition and Three-on-Three Game on Tuesday February 5, along with the All-Star Luncheon and OHL All-Star Classic on Wednesday February 6.
The 2008 OHL All-Star Classic is supported by OHL partners Boston Pizza, All Weather Windows, Subway, NAPA, Yamaha and Reebok and will be broadcast live on Rogers Sportsnet.
IceDogs' Swift added to OHL All-Star Classic in Sault Ste. Marie
Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League announced today that Niagara IceDogs’ forward Michael Swift has been added to the Eastern Conference roster for the 2008 OHL All-Star Classic at the Steelback Centre in Sault Ste. Marie on February 5 and 6, 2008.
Swift replaces Logan Couture of the Ottawa 67’s, who is unable to play in the game due to injury.
Swift, a 20-year-old from Peterborough, enjoyed a career year last season with the IceDogs, racking up 34 goals and 59 assists for 93 points in 67 games. The IceDogs’ captain has 18 goals and 45 assists for 63 points in 48 games this season. He enjoyed a 10-game scoring streak in December and January and will be making his first OHL All-Star appearance.
2008 OHL All-Star Classic Rosters
Western Conference All-Stars
Goaltenders Steve Mason, Kitchener Rangers Jeremy Smith, Plymouth Whalers
Defencemen Michael Caruso, Guelph Storm Wes Cunningham, Plymouth Whalers Drew Doughty, Guelph Storm Josh Godfrey, S.S. Marie Greyhounds David Kolomatis, Owen Sound Attack Yannick Weber, Kitchener Rangers
Forwards Justin Azevedo, Kitchener Rangers Joshua Bailey, Windsor Spitfires Jack Combs, Saginaw Spirit Justin DiBenedetto, Sarnia Sting Matt Halischuk, Kitchener Rangers (injured) Justin Hodgman, Erie Otters Dustin Jeffrey, S.S. Marie Greyhounds Pat Maroon, London Knights Wayne Simmonds, S.S. Marie Greyhounds Bradley Snetsinger, Windsor Spitfires Nick Spaling, Kitchener Rangers Steve Stamkos, Sarnia Sting Chris Terry, Plymouth Whalers
Management Team Dave Torrie, S.S. Marie Greyhounds Dave Barr, Guelph Storm
Head Coach Mike Vellucci, Plymouth Whalers
Assistant Coach Todd Watson, Saginaw Spirit
Eastern Conference All-Stars
Goaltenders Mike Murphy, Belleville Bulls Bryan Pitton, Brampton Battalion
Defencemen Zach Bogosian, Peterborough Petes Tyler Cuma, Ottawa 67’s Ryan McGinnis, Oshawa Generals Alex Pietrangelo, Niagara IceDogs Bobby Sanguinetti, Brampton Battalion P.K. Subban, Belleville Bulls
Forwards Matt Beleskey, Belleville Bulls Bryan Cameron, Belleville Bulls Luca Caputi, Niagara IceDogs Logan Couture, Ottawa 67’s (injured) Kaspars Daugavins, Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors Stefan Legein, Niagara IceDogs (injured) Brett MacLean, Oshawa Generals Cody Hodgson, Brampton Battalion Alex Hutchings, Barrie Colts Shawn Matthias, Belleville Bulls Nathan Moon, Kingston Frontenacs Jared Staal, Sudbury Wolves Michael Swift, Niagara IceDogs John Tavares, Oshawa Generals Management Team George Burnett, Belleville Bulls Jeff Twohey, Peterborough Petes Head Coach Mike Foligno, Sudbury Wolves
Assistant Coaches Bryan Verreault, Sudbury Wolves Bob Jones, Windsor Spitfires
2008 OHL All-Star Classic Itinerary
Tuesday February 5, 2008
4:00 p.m. Media Reception and Player Introduction – Steelback Centre 7:00 p.m. All-Star Skills Competition and Three-on-Three Game – Steelback Centre 8:30 p.m. Player autograph session – Steelback Centre
Wednesday February 6, 2008
9:00 a.m. Team East – Game day skate and team photo – Steelback Centre 10:00 a.m. Team West – Game day skate and team photo – Steelback Centre 11:30 a.m. All-Star Luncheon 7:00 p.m. OHL All-Star Classic