The Atlantic Hockey Federation is proud to announce that six standout players from our league have committed to play AAU Hockey for Penn State University – Harrisburg. This exciting development underscores the talent and dedication present in our league and highlights the pathway we provide for our athletes to advance their hockey careers.

Lehigh Valley Phantoms Youth

From the Lehigh Valley Phantoms Youth, three players will be donning the Penn State – Harrisburg Lions jersey next season:

Tom Piripavel: A versatile forward, Piripavel played 37 games for the Phantoms, tallying 5 goals and 6 assists for a total of 11 points. 

Garrett Wolfe: As a goaltender, Wolfe brought stability and skill between the pipes for the Phantoms. He played in 19 games last season, achieving a 10-8-1 record. 

Ian Brouse: Brouse had an impressive season with the Phantoms, scoring 24 goals and adding 7 assists over 36 games, amassing 31 points. 

NJ Avalanche

Kevin Zidiak: Zidiak joins the Lions from the NJ Avalanche, where he played in 22 games, scoring a goal and providing two assists for a total of three points. 

Allegheny Badgers

Carter Cherok: Cherok’s performance with the Allegheny Badgers saw him play in 8 games, scoring three goals and assisting on five others for eight points. 

Ashburn Xtreme

Daniel McConchie: McConchie comes to the Lions after a stellar season with the Ashburn Xtreme. He played in 34 games, scoring 26 goals and 22 assists for an impressive 48 points. 

The Penn State University – Harrisburg Lions compete in Division 2 of AAU College Hockey and are part of the Delaware Valley Collegiate Hockey Conference (DVCHC). They are coming off a conference championship-winning season, and the addition of these six talented players from the Atlantic Hockey Federation will bolster their roster as they strive to defend their title.

We wish Tom Piripavel, Garrett Wolfe, Ian Brouse, Kevin Zidiak, Carter Cherok, and Daniel McConchie the best of luck as they continue their hockey journeys with Penn State – Harrisburg. Their hard work and dedication have earned them this opportunity, and we look forward to watching them succeed at the collegiate level.

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