Oshawa’s sharpshooter Michael Dal Colle named CHL player of the week

Dal Colle. (Photo: oshawagenerals.com)
Dal Colle. (Photo: oshawagenerals.com)

After garnering Ontario Hockey League player of the week honours, the Canadian Hockey League announced today that it named Oshawa Generals forward Michael Dal Colle their player of the week.

And rightfully so.

Dal Colle was on a tear for the opening week of the Ontario Hockey League. He lead the Oshawa Generals to two road victories notching up 7 points; 4 goals and 3 assists. Definitely a player to keep an eye on this season.

Dal Colle is eligible for the 2014 National Hockey League draft and is expected to go in the top 20. He earned himself his first taste of international competition when he struck gold with Team Canada at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial tournament in the Czech Republic back in August.

The Richmond Hill native is in his second OHL campaign with the Oshawa Generals. The Generals are back in action on the road in Guelph this Friday. Puck drop is 7:30.

Oshawa’s home opener is two days late when the Kitchener Rangers come to town.

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Fan Voice: Captain Oshawa and the Oshawa Generals

Captain Oshawa is a die hard Oshawa Generals fan who can be seen through out each and every home game cheering them on. He even has own cape for pete sakes! He’s the superhero the Generals need!

(Twitter: @CaptainOshawa)
(Twitter: @CaptainOshawa)

March Hockey:  Where are you located and how did you get into hockey?

Captain Oshawa: I was born and raised in Oshawa Ontario and got into hockey from playing road hockey like a lot of Canadian kids.

MH: What makes you a passionate fan of the Oshawa Generals?

CO: Oshawa being my hometown . I have a lot of pride for my Gens with all the great players and the history behind the team.

MH: What is your favourite Generals moment?

CO: My favourite Gens moment is when a Gens player gets drafted to the NHL. It’s bringing them close to their dream.

MH: Who is one player to look out for on the team and why?

Dal Colle. (Photo: oshawagenerals.com)
Dal Colle. (Photo: oshawagenerals.com)

CO: I’ve got 2 . Micheal Dal Colle is a very talented special player. Also Bradley LaTour¬† I think will have a great year. He is gritty but will pop in some goals as well.

MH: How do you think the upcoming season will play out for Oshawa?

CO: We are losing a few players but I still know the boys will come out and play hard every night.

MH: Who’s your favourite hockey player of all time and why?

CO: Gretzky. He wasn’t the biggest or fastest, he was just awesome.

MH: Who would play in your dream hockey game? Team wise.

CO: My dream team game would be Oshawa Generals vs Peterborough Petes in the Memorial Cup in Oshawa.

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