Patriot Select (3-0-1, 40 GF, 15 GA): Showing their grit all weekend, the Patriot Select squad put forth a great performance with their only defeat coming in a hard-fought shootout against the undefeated Ashburn team. Giovanni Ciupinski tallied 10 goals on the weekend, with Grady Gutowski posting six goals and an assist on the weekend. Caleb Conte had four wins and one shutout during the Showcase.
Pennsauken Pilots (2-2-0, 38 GF, 25 GA): In their first showing, the Pilots had quite a solid showing on the ice. Brock Danenhower led the way with 20 goals on the weekend, while Maximus Roach had five goals and three assists in the Pilots first win of the weekend. Seven players tallied at least one goal on the weekend, showing how spread out the goal-scoring can be for the team.
Hollydell Selects (2-2-0, 24 GF, 21 GA): Hollydell started and ended the Showcase with wins with help from the play of Bryce Donahue, who put up seven goals in the two wins for the Selects. Ryan Platt had three goals and four assists, including the game-winning marker in the Showcase finally for Hollydell. Blake King and Joshua Fazzio also score multiple times on the weekend.
Aspen Aviators (2-2-0, 27 GF, 26 GA): Aspen spread the wealth in goals with 11 different goal-scorers and 10 players having two-or-more goals in the Showcase. Tommy Tatum and Parker Vlcko accounted for four goals each, with Charlie Peters and Vincent Adone putting up three goals for the weekend.
Patriot Selects vs. Hollydell Selects
The top two teams in Mite B square off in each team’s first game of the showcase. The Patriot Selects boast some of the best team numbers with a league-leading 78 goals for while only allowing 22 goals against. The team is 7-0-1 on the year so far and is led by Connor McGovern and his 27 points in just eight games played. Hollydell enters this match up with the second-best record in Mite B at 2-4-1. Offensively, the team is led by Joseph Mastalski who has 12 points in just seven games. The last time these two teams met was back on October 16th where the Patriot Selects won 5-1. This matchup will take place Saturday, November 6th with puck drop scheduled for 8:00 AM ET at York Ice Arena Rink 1.
Aspen Aviators vs. West Chester Wolverines
The Aviators enter this weekend’s showcase at 2-2-0. The team boasts a talented and deep roster with seven players at a point per game average or higher. Tommy Tatum leads the way with four goals and five points as the team looks to build on its recent hot streak, winning two of its last three games. The Wolverines are the league’s third-highest scoring team with 38 goals and have scored 12 total goals in its last three games. West Chester has received scoring from all over its lineup, including 11 goals from defenseman Maksim Soumis. Puck drop is slated for 9:30 AM ET at York Ice Arena Rink 1 on Saturday, November 6th.
Pennsauken Pilots vs. Hollydell Selects (Mite A)
The Pilots sit at third place in Mite B with a record of 2-3-0 and have totaled 41 goals as a team. Pennsauken has won two of its last three games and was 37 goals in its last four games. Forward Brock Danenhower has been a force for the Pilots, scoring 22 goals so far this season. They will be tasked with trying to stop a Mite A team eager to show what it can do. Hollydell Selects A has eight skaters with at least one point this season, led by Corey Hewes and his eight points in as many games. The two teams will face off Saturday, November 6th at 8:15 AM ET at York Ice Arena Rink 2.
Mite B’s top team stayed at the top spot of the standings this past weekend, going 3-1-0 in the four games they played. Justin Jackson had an excellent performance for the team, scoring six goals and seven points total. The Patriots scored 23 goals total in the four games, bringing the team total to 100 on the season.
West Chester Wolverines
The Wolverines got the job done in the two games they played at the Mite Showcase, going 2-0-0. They scored an impressive 12 goals in two games and got contributions from all across the line-up. Led by Jacob Cleaver and his four points, the Wolverines look to continue to climb the Mite B standings.
The Aspen Aviators slot themselves at third place in the Mite B standings and picked up a very impressive victory this past weekend. Led by Tommy Tatem’s hattrick performance, they were able to hand first-place Patriots Selects its first loss of the season with an 8-4 win. This win improves the team to 3-2-0 as they continue to make an impact in the Atlantic Hockey Federation.