OHL Grad Named Player Of The Year In Italy’s Serie A2

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Peter Campbell as a Belfast Giant in Great Britain's EIHL.

Another accolade for an Ontario Hockey League grad in the world of hockey. OHL Alumnushc eppan pirates lega italiana hockey ghiaccio logo Peter Campbell was named the ‘Player of the Year’ in the Lega Italiana Hockey Ghiaccio Serie A2.

Campbell played four seasons in the Ontario Hockey League from 1996-97 to 1999-00. Peter’s first two seasons were spent with the Sudbury Wolves. His best season in the OHL was with the Owen Sound Platers in the 1998-99 season when he scored 45 goals and totalled 88 points. His final season in the OHL was split between the Belleville Bulls and the Erie Otters.

Campbell spent two seasons in the North American scene after junior, mostly in the Central Hockey League. He started his European hockey career in 2002-03 and has played in Great Britain, Germany and Denmark before switching to Italy this past season.

Peter played for HC Eppan Pirates of Italy’s second league. He lead the league in scoring with 66 points in just 25 games, 11 points better than the next in line. His 32 goals were also tops in the league, one more than teammate Giuseppe Tallari. The team finished first in the 8 team league.

Peter Campbell’s profile on the LIHG’s official site can be found here.

The article on the league’s official site announcing Peter as the ‘Player of the Year’ can be found here. The article is only in Italian.

Peter can also be found on HC Eppan Pirates official website roster page.

Check out these past posts on OHL grads playing in Italy:

Andrew Archer

Nick Plastino

John Parco

OHL Grads on Ritten in Italy

OHL Grads on Bolzano in Italy

OHL Grads on Asiago HC in Italy


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