The Guelph Storm announced today that forward Givani Smith is the Player of the Week for the week ending March 5, 2017, earning the honours for his team-leading sixth time this season.
The Detroit Red Wings prospect recorded his second hat-trick of the year on Saturday night, leading the Storm’s comeback scoring with just three seconds left to force the game into overtime. Guelph storybook comeback would eventually fall short falling 6-5 in the overtime thriller to Highway Six rivals, the Owen Sound Attack. Smith’s three-goal night saw him set a career high for goals, the Storm veteran also recorded his 100th career OHL point.
On pace to set a career-high in points, the Toronto, Ontario native leads the team in goals and is third in points with 25 goals and 15 assists for 40 points in 58 games played
Next, the Storm have a busy weekend with three games in four days, starting with a visit to London on Thursday night when the Storm face the Knights for a 7:00 pm puck drop. The Storm then return home Friday night, playing host to the Saginaw Spirit for the final time this season, the puck drop is slated for 7:30 pm. Guelph then closes the weekend with their final contest against the Knights for a Sunday matinee, scheduled to begin at 2:00 pm.
- This weekend the Storm play at home on Friday, March 10, against the Saginaw Spirit and on Sunday, March 12, versus the London Knights, giving Storm fans the chance to take advantage of the Weekend Pass ticket deal! For more information on the Weekend Pass deal, click here!
- Wednesday, March 15: Head on over to Buffalo Wild Wings on Harvard Road for the annual Buffalo Wild Wings Charity Server night. Storm players will serve guests and meet fans from 6-8pm in support of Guelph Wish Fund for Children. For more information, click here!
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