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Campagna nets 12 points for Player of the Month award

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff

 | Jan 03, 2014 - 11:36 AM |
Notching four goals and eight assists for a total of 12 points over nine games in December garnered Wolves forward Mathew Campagna the Player of the Month award for the Sudbury Wolves. Terry Wilson/OHL Images.

Notching four goals and eight assists for a total of 12 points over nine games in December garnered Wolves forward Mathew Campagna the Player of the Month award for the Sudbury Wolves. Terry Wilson/OHL Images.

Notching four goals and eight assists for a total of 12 points over nine games in December garnered Wolves forward Mathew Campagna the Player of the Month award for the Sudbury Wolves.

Campagna currently leads the team in points and sits tied for sixth place in league scoring. The 19-year-old Mississauga native has had an excellent start to the season sits with 56 points in 36 games.

December marks the second time in a row that goalie Franky Palazzese has garnered the 3-Star award. Throughout the month, Palazzese was named the first star on three separate occasions, second star once and third star once. He achieved a 2.19 Goals Against Average and a .928 Save Percentage. Palazesse backstopped the Wolves to a nine-game winning streak in the month of December.

Connor Burgess raised the most money in the entire Ontario Hockey League during the Movember campaign to help fight prostate cancer. This achievement garners Burgess the Community Service Award. Over the course of the campaign, the 17-year-old raised a total of $2,500.

Achieving an 85-per-cent average in school helped secure the Scholastic Player of the Month award for Kyle Capobianco. The Lasalle Secondary School student is enrolled in physics, math and tech design. He is excelling on the ice during his rookie season, said the Wolves in a news release, and was recently named to Team Ontario for the World U17 tournament in Nova Scotia.

Award presentations will begin this weekend as the Wolves host the Eastern Conference leading Oshawa General tonight at 7:30 p.m. and the Kitchener-Waterloo Ranger on Saturday at 7 p.m.

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