Laker Alumnus Cal O Reilly Named AHL Rookie of the Month
Submitted By tgoetz on Saturday, April 21, 2007
The Huron Perth Lakers are tremendously proud of Cal's accomplishments and his terrific reflection on the development the Lakers provide.
O'Reilly Named AHL Rookie of the Month
First-Year Center Posted Nine Points in Five GamesMilwaukee, WI—
American Hockey League announced today that Milwaukee Admirals center
Cal O'Reilly has been named the Rbk Hockey/AHL Rookie of the Month for
O’Reilly registered three goals and six assists for
nine points, along with a plus-5 rating, in five games for the
playoff-bound Admirals. The Toronto, ON native recorded a pair of
three-point games – both against Chicago – tallying a goal and two
assists each on Apr. 6 and Apr. 13, and also scored a goal in
Milwaukee’s 3-1 win over Houston on Apr. 10. He finished up with an
assist as the Admirals defeated Peoria, 4-0, on Apr. 15, closing out
his rookie season with an eight-game scoring streak (4g, 9a).
In recognition of his achievement, O’Reilly will be presented with an
etched crystal award prior to an upcoming Admirals home game.
O’Reilly led all AHL rookies with 47 assists and ranked tied for fifth
with 65 points in 78 games for Milwaukee this season, his first pro
campaign after three junior seasons with Windsor (OHL). Drafted by the
Nashville Predators in 2005, O’Reilly finished fourth on the Admirals
in goals (18) and second in points.