Juliette Bravin, MYHA Gold
Juliette enjoys playing center and thrives on aggression, speed and loves to win puck battles. She enjoyed a summer of hard work on the ice developing skating and stickhandling skills.
Lennon Forczek, Igloo Jaguars
Lennon is entering his first year with the Jaguars eager to make an impact. He is a hard worker that will bring excitement and energy to the team.
Greg Alashaian, NJ Bandits Grey
Greg is a fast skating forward with an accurate shot who will look to make a big impact this weekend at the AHF’s first showcase.
Greg Watkins, Delaware Ducks
Greg is a forward with a lethal combination of speed and hands. He is tough for a defenseman to contain when he gets a burst of speed up the ice.
Johnny Gallagher, Royals Hockey Club National
Johnny is forward capable of playing both wing and center. He is an excellent playmaker with the ability to put the puck in the back of the net as well.
Patrick Powers, Team Philadelphia
Patrick uses his speed when he is out on the ice to make an impact. He is an excellent puck-mover and uses his ability to help his team win.
Liam Chris-Luca, Igloo Jaguars
Liam is a new addition to the Jaguars that coaches are excited about. He possesses a great hockey instinct as he looks to make an impact this weekend.
Blase Bozzuto, Ashburn Xtreme 2
Blase’s combination of speed and stickhandling skills make him dangerous to opposing defensemen. In an era where speed is the name of the game, this is definitely a forward to keep an eye out for.
Vincent Tirado, Jersey Shore Wildcats
Vincent has the excellent puck-moving ability to help set his teammates up for goals. He is smart with the puck and makes the right plays needed to win.
Nikolai Kovall, Delaware Ducks
Nikolai is a fast skater who has a nose for the net. He uses his strong shot to his advantage to help his team win.
Caleb Cecchetti, Ashburn Xtreme 2
Caleb possesses a deadly combination of speed and stick handling skills. On top of this, he has a deadly shot he uses to score for his team.
Mason Filato, North Jersey Skylands Kings White
Mason possesses excellent passing abilities to help set his teammates up for big goals. He is a team-first player and brings a great attitude every game.
Gianni Melfi, Royals Hockey Club American
Gianni has excellent defensive instincts and is a great skater. He is someone on the team who loves to lead by example and works hard on the ice.
Ben Sneeringer, Tomorrow’s North Stars
Ben is someone who loves to play defense. He is a hard worker in front of the net and does a great job moving the puck and racking up assists.
Jack Ferry, Delaware Ducks
Jack is a steady defenseman who is strong in his own zone. He can contribute offensively too with his strong shot from the blue line.
Braden Groves, MYHA Gold
Ben is a skilled defenseman with a strong stride who is as fluent skating backward as he is skating forward. When not on the ice, Braden practices in the family garage to continue to improve his skills.
Cullen Almond, NJ Bandits Grey
Cullen is a strong two-way defenseman with a hard shot to boot. It can be trouble when he lets a shot go from the point.
Connor Pendleton, Ashburn Xtreme 2
Connor is a strong defensive-minded defenseman who uses physicality to his advantage. He can also contribute offensively too with his excellent passes.
Luke Cunningham, Royals Hockey Club National
Luke’s skating is powerful, dynamic, and oftentimes deceptive. While posing an offensive threat anywhere on the ice, Luke has made a living in the defensive corners and around his own net.
Brady Farbman, Jersey Shore Wildcats
Brady loves to join the rush as a defenseman. He has had many clutch moments throughout his career and is an impact player.
Kaden Chamberlain, North Jersey Skylands Kings White
Kaden is an excellent poke checker and is excellent in the defensive end. He is a fast skater and isn’t afraid to do what it takes to stop the opposition.
James O’Neill, Royals Hockey Club American
James has been described by his coach as “our brick wall.” He is constantly showing a strong work ethic and is a student of the game.
Brady Marksamer, Tomorrow’s North Stars
Brady uses his size to come out, challenge and cut down angles on opposing skaters. His favorite goaltender is Henrik Lundqvist.
Logan Mitchell, Royals Hockey Club National
Logan leaves opposing scorers shaking their heads and coaches nodding in approval. Whether it’s his sound positioning or ability to make some unbelievable stops with his great pushes and terrific reflexes, Logan continues to impress everyone.
Gabriel Hernandez, MYHA Gold
Gabriel has great eye-hand coordination, enjoys tracking the puck and blocking, attributes that build on his year-round baseball skills as a centerfielder. If players ever hear a song while on the ice, it’s because, on a breakaway, he says he hums to himself to keep his nerves down while tracking.
Justin Pribish, Team Philadelphia
Justin is a strong goaltender in between the pipes who looks to help lead Team Philadelphia to some big wins this weekend.
Marko Stulic, Jersey Shore Wildcats
Marko is a very intelligent netminder. He never gives his net up and is always in a position to make a big save.
Arabella DeKorte, North Jersey Skylands Kings White
Nicknamed “Kings Squirt A’s Great Wall of China,” Arabella works hard every practice to be the best netminder she can be. She is dedicated to being the best she can be as well as a great teammate.
Ryan DeMatteo, Royals Hockey Club
With a gift of a pure goal-scorer, DeMatteo is one of the threats for the Royals Hockey Club. His deadly shot and outstanding stick-handling draws plenty of attention from the opposition.
Mason Hitt, Delaware Ducks
A speedy center, Hitt is elusive up the middle thanks to his stickhandling ability. Even with the good hands, Hitt has a big shot that he can get off his blade quickly.
Shane Redden, Royals Hockey Club
Likened to a matador, Redden is crafty enough to evade defenders with lightning quick speed. His hockey IQ allows him to see the game as if it were in slow motion and gives him the perfect chance to get in prime scoring areas.
Connor Davis, Delaware Ducks
Creation is a big part to Davis’ game, using his vision and stickhandling to get the puck to open areas. A smart player, Davis sees the ice very well and can make solid decisions under pressure.
Nate Nemchinov, Royals Hockey Club
A strong, tenacious player, Nemchinov is described as one of the toughest in the division. A fire inside drives Nemchinov to get to the puck by any means.
Anthony McGonigle, Delaware Ducks
McGonigle is a three-zone player who is as solid on the defensive side as he is offensively. His speed and vision makes him hard to ignore from the opposition.
Joey Mullen, Royals Hockey Club
With a quick release on his shot, it’s hard to get a stick in front of Mullen’s attempts on net. With a nose fo the net, Mullen always find a way to get to in prime real estate to create scoring opportunities.
Ben Holdsworth, Delaware Ducks
Not afraid to play physical, Holdsworth size is a big factor in his game play. Even with the physical side, Holdsworth has a heavy shot from the back-end to help create on the offensive side of the ice.
Ian Goldberg, Royals Hockey Club
Known to his team as “The Accountant,” Goldberg is a sound and confident netminder. His solid position gives shooters little room to put it past him.
Trey Prozzillo, Royals Hockey Club
Prozzillo seems to have gotten a clutch gene, as he is a big game goalie. His quick reflexes, especially on the glove side, can leave shooters looking at the ceiling in dismay.
Nicholas Lawson Delaware Ducks
-Lawson is a smooth-skating forward with excellent hands and goal-scoring ability. His deceptive skating and great technical ability make him a handful for defenders when passing or shooting the puck.
Vincenzo Varriale Delaware Ducks
-”Cenzo” as he is referred to by his teammates is a two-way forward who always seems to produce in the most important moments. He is a natural leader both on, and off the ice and is a vital cog in the Delaware Ducks machine.
Zachary Duca Delaware Ducks
-Duca’s most outstanding attributes include his passing ability, hockey IQ, and his defensive awareness in his own zone, especially when killing penalties.
Danny Mauriber New Jersey Avalanche
-Mauriber plays a vital role for the Avalanche as the center on the top line. His natural scoring ability makes him one of the first names on the opposition’s scouting report.
Luke Hulbert New Jersey Avalanche
-Blistering speed is the first thing that comes to attention when watching Hulbert play, pair that with his laser beam of a wrist shot and you’ve got enough to keep defenders and goalies up at night.
Jack Flatley New Jersey Avalanche
-Every team needs an outstanding physical presence and for the Avalanche Jack Flatley is the man who brings that to the table. His hockey sense and passing also help to ensure his presence is felt every time he is on the ice.
Matthew Doherty New Jersey Avalanche
-Staples of Matthew Doherty’s game include his elite-level shooting ability, as well as his fantastic ice vision and hockey sense.
Bryan Janocha Delaware Ducks
-Janocha is the complete package on the blueline, his size and strength are a great asset to his defensive game, while his hard shot and passing make him a threat offensively. His outstanding hockey IQ makes it even more difficult for attacking players to create chances against him.
Jake King New Jersey Avalanche
– Defensive defensemen are often the unsung heroes of a team, in Jake King’s case, however, his booming shot from the point gives onlookers something to get excited about.
Luke Botti New Jersey Avalanche
-Botti is an outstanding skater who uses that ability on both sides of the puck, His passing ability makes him an especially dangerous threat in special teams scenarios
-Nicholas Giuliano Delaware Ducks
– Rebound control is key to any goalie but Giuliano’s rebound control is potentially his strongest attribute. His smaller frame also helps him to move around the crease more efficiently and get from post to post in the blink of an eye.
Elwyn Craig, Delaware Ducks 2
Elwyn has great hands that he uses to move through traffic and free up space for his great wrist shot. He used these skills to finish the weekend with three goals (which is tied for most on the team).
Ben Kaplan, Montgomery Blue Devils LA Blue
Ben is a great team player that has a thing for scoring big goals. He used his scoring instinct to score six goals and eight points this past weekend (good for first on the team in both categories).
Joey Kiss, Team Philadelphia
Joey brings a wide range of skills to his offense and the stat sheet reflects it, leading his team with five goals and seven points. His goal-scoring skills were on display when he scored the game-winning goal in the third period to beat the NJ Bandits 4-3.
Nick Cimaszewski, Tomorrow’s North Stars Red
Nick used his combination of size, speed, and shot in putting together quite a weekend. His 23 pts (20G, 3A) were impressive on their own, but more so in the fact that he played the point in 1 game, showing his ability to be used anywhere on the ice.
Jonah Shifrin, Team Montgomery Blue Devils LA Blue
Jonah brings hustle and speed to every shift he takes. He can also pass the puck well too, totaling six points this weekend.
Henry Aurthur, Tomorrow’s North Stars Red
Henry has great dangles but also some great vision in setting up some beautiful plays. He ended the weekend with 14 goals and 5 assists. His play on defense for one of the games earned him a team Player of the Game award.
Garrett Yu, Team Philadelphia
Garrett has a great hockey sense and is great at causing turnovers when on the ice. He can also score too, tallying four goals in four games.
Gunnar Schwanke, Tomorrow’s North Stars Red
Gunnar showed a wide range of skills throughout the weekend, playing all positions and excelling at each of them. He was able to tally seven goals and 16 points this showcase.
Brayden Beukema, Delaware Ducks 2
Brayden displayed the skills of a true shutdown defenseman this past weekend. He was strong in his own zone and generated a lot of turnovers that he helped turn into offensive chances.
Emile Ruhlmann, MYHA Gold
Emile showed resilience in the net, racking up 137 total saves (including 58 in one game)!
Justin Pribish, Team Philadelphia
Justin helped his team to go 4-0 this past weekend. He recorded a shutout victory and made some great saves while helping his team win.
Charlie Murray, Grundy Senators
Charlie was a brick wall in net this weekend! He saw the puck incredibly well and stood on his head for dozens of shots!
Mathew Lee, Delaware Ducks 2
Mathew displayed his skills in between the pipes this weekend, showcasing his great butterfly play and his ability to bait players to go five-hole. He has great side-to-side movement is stands tall against breakaways.
Gabriel Hernandez, Montgomery Blue Devils LA Blue
Gabriel displayed the true skills of a goaltender this past weekend. He made some great saves and kept a positive attitude to help his team win.
MYHA Blue vs. Grundy Senators
This match-up highlights the top two teams in the U18 AA division. MYHA Blue currently leads U18 AA with a record of 5-1-0 and a league-best +27 goal differential. Forward TJ Kouba leads U18 AA in point scoring with 15 points in just six games. Goalie Sebastien Blanc leads the way in the net with a 3-0-0 record. He has only allowed two goals in those three games. The Grundy Senators are second in U18 AA with a 5-3-0 record. Michael McVey’s 11 points, the Senators are tied with the North Jersey Avalanche for the highest goal total in the league with 38. This will be the first meeting between these two teams. It will take place Saturday, September 25th at 6:50 PM ET.
North Jersey Avalanche vs. Delaware Ducks
The Avalanche enter this weekend’s showcase tied with the Senators for the highest-scoring team in the league with 38 total goals. The Ave’s 5-5-0 record is good enough for third in U18 AA. Led by forwards Jack Flatley and Danny Mauriber (both with 13 points), the Aves look to use a strong offensive attack to slow down the Delaware Ducks. The Ducks (3-3-0) are on a two-game win streak and are led by forward Nicholas Lawson and his nine points. This will also be the first meeting between these two teams. The game will be played on Saturday, September 25th at 9:30 AM ET.
Philadelphia Blazers vs. Ashburn Xtreme
The Blazers enter the showcase with a perfect 4-0-0 record and have outscored its opponents 28-3. They have received excellent goaltending performances from Anthony Perti and Colin McKey who both have save percentages over .930 while scoring at least six or more goals in three of its four games. The Ashburn Xtreme are 3-1-0 and have scored 30 goals in that span. Led by Andrew Kurowski and his 13 points (good enough for second in U18 AA), they look to avenge its loss to the Blazers back in August by a score of 3-1. The game will take place Saturday, September 25th at 5:10 PM ET.
Devin Valeri, Hollydell Hurricanes Gold
A big presence in front, Valeri has been a top producer for the Hurricanes so far this season. A threat in the blue paint, Valeri causes plenty of havoc in front and gets rewarded for taking the abuse in front of the net.
James Smack, Maryland Jr. Black Bears White
With 16 goals in five AHF games, it’s safe to say that Smack has plenty of offensive upside to his game. A natural in scoring, Smack has hat-tricks in four of his five games played for the Jr. Black Bears.
Nicholas Calandra, Jersey Shore Wildcats Red
In only eight games, Calandra has posted 21 goals for Jersey Shore; far eclipsing his 12 goals in 18 games last season in U16 A. While he did have better than a point-per-game last season in U16 A, Calandra has used that season as a huge jumping off point heading into this season.
Aidan Rozell, Brick Hockey Club
In only nine games, Rozell has matched his output from last season in U16 A with six goals and 13 points in half as many games last year. With a solid showing in the August Showcase, Rozell is looking to take control on the bigger stage once again.
Ryan Jarvie, Atlantic City Sharks
In his first year with Atlantic City, Jarvie has made quite an impression with 10 points in his first six games. Jarvie has great vision of the ice and solid decision making when it comes to handling the puck.
Patrick Shearn, Grundy Senators
With a balanced attack, Shearn provides a dual threat in the offense for the Senators. While he does have a solid goal scoring touch, his ability to dish the puck to his teammates around him keeps the defense guessing on what he’ll do when he has the puck.
Ethan Bui, Hollydell Hurricanes Gold
While he might not be the biggest on the team, Bui’s heart and speed make up for that. A vicious back-checker, Bui won’t back down from the competition and will give as good as he gets. Many feel that he’s one of the top defensive forwards in the division.
Tony Brandl, Jersey Shore Wildcats Black
Brandl leads his squad with 10 goals this season, which is a huge feat for the blue-liner. A solid puck moving defenseman, Brandl not only adds offense; but he makes sure to be as responsible in his own end to help out his goalies.
Tyler Peterson, North Jersey Aspen Kings Grey
A solid puck-moving defenseman, Peterson leads all defenders across the division with eight assists on the season so far. The right-handed shot defenseman has solid vision of the ice in order to find his teammates for prime scoring chances.
Gavin Nace, Hollydell Hurricanes White
Even though he’s one of the more undersized defenders, Nace has put up a 2.25 points-per-game mark in AHF play this season. You’d never know that Nace is in his first season of U16 A hockey, but uses his solid skating talent to close any gap there may have been coming into the year.
Cody Arnold and Lucas Vellequette, New Jersey Jets
Arnold and Vellequette sport the lowest goals-against in the division with only two goals against given up between the two. Arnold has three shutouts on the season and Vellequette has one in a combined 255 minutes of AHF game time.
Owen El-Attar, Delaware Ducks
Having only let up three goals in four games, El-Attar has been solid for Delaware this season. With a 0.75 GAA and .950 save percentage, El-Attar has been one of the top goalies in the division.
Shane Brannick, Atlantic City Sharks
Brannick has played over 300 minutes this season and has a 2.17 GAA and .910 save percentage. In his six games this season, Brannick has only allowed more than one goal twice on the season.
Grundy Senators vs. North Jersey Aspen Kings Grey, September 24th, 6:50 PM
This game is a rematch of an epic at the opening showcase, which saw an eight-round shootout end with Grundy coming out on top. The Senators are coming in hot with a five-game winning streak in AHF and top scorer Evan Eisler having eight points (5g, 3a) in his last four games. North Jersey matches that with Nick Falco in the line-up, who has 13 points (10g, 3a) in seven games this season. These teams are separated by only two points in the AHF U16 A Gold standings.
Jersey Shore Wildcats Black vs. Delaware Ducks, September 24th, 7:15 PM
One of the highest scoring teams in the division will take on one of the toughest defenses in the division. Six players from Jersey Shore have five or more goals on the season: Tony Brandl (10), Nicholas Fanizza (9), Jason Sassano (9), Michael Rivelli (5), Matthew Doherty (5), and Daniel Daluise (5). For Delaware, only Paul Cisar (7) and Kevin Christensen (5) have over five goals; they have limited teams to only 13.4 shots-per-game in their five games this season.
St. James (Showcase) vs. York Devils, September 25th, 11:20 AM
Two teams at the middle of the table for the U16 A Silver have plenty to play for to crack the top-four on the division. St. James as a Showcase-only squad has plenty to prove in a shorter time. Both Ian Martin (2g, 3a) and Colin Regan (3g, 1a) have done well upfront for the offense with Bennett Mullin (3g) and Marcus Rector (3a) providing support on the backend. Rylan Schneider has been a star for York with 14 goals in seven games, while he has plenty of support from Colin Chapman (2g, 6a) and Gavin Smith (3g, 3a).
John Scavetta, North Jersey Skyland Kings Navy
John is a big, strong two-way player who possesses great skating abilities and a deadly shot. He is very competitive and can play both offense and defense. John leads his team with six points in six games.
Trevor Smith, Delaware Ducks
Trevor has a high motor and great skating abilities. He is strong along the boards and is a great leader on the ice. Trevor is currently tied for the team lead in goals with six on the season.
TJ Kouba, MYHA Blue
TJ leads one of the top offenses in U18 AA with a league-leading 15 points in just six games. He possesses great offensive instinct and has a very well-rounded skill set.
Andrew Kurowski, Ashburn Xtreme
Andrew’s 13 points in just four games are not only good enough for the second-highest total in U18 AA but the highest points-per-game average in the league (3.25. points per game). He is a threat every time he touches the puck in the offensive zone.
Brian Kincaid, North Jersey Skyland Kings Navy
Brian has a high hockey IQ and is an excellent decision-maker when he has the puck. He can finish plays and has a strong vision on the ice.
Trent Lofland, Delaware Ducks
Trent is a skilled player with good vision and passing ability. He is a relentless defender who is very effective in using body position to win many puck battles and never gives up on a play.
Jake King, North Jersey Avalanche
Jake’s 12 points this season is the highest point total among defensemen in 18U AA. He is currently riding a six-game point streak, showing he can be an impact player on both ends of the ice.
William Thyberg, North Jersey Skyland Kings Navy
William is a strong skating defenseman who has a great ability to lead breaks out of his own zone. He has a competitive edge and can produce offensively when his team names him.
Luke Gutman, MYHA Blue
Luke can play great hockey in both the offensive and defensive zone. He has recorded a point in every game he has played this season, totaling four goals and nine points.
Daniel Testa, North Jersey Skyland Kings Navy
Daniel has a very high hockey IQ and excellent passing abilities. Not only is he a great skater, but he can play both offense and defense.
Brian Nelson, Grundy Senators
Brian has been an excellent goaltender for the Senators so far this season. He has a .920 save percentage through his first four games and has made over 30 saves in a game on two occasions.
Derek Baradgie, Grundy Senators
The other half of the Senators goaltending tandem, Derek has won three of his first four games this season and is riding a two-game win streak. He has great instincts and vision on the ice that helps him succeed.
Jimmy Rorro, North Jersey Skyland Kings Navy
Jimmy has strong angles and a competitive edge. He has great rebound control and battles for all pucks while keeping his team in the game.
Joseph Giarratano, Long Island Rebels
Joseph has been lights out so far this season, turning aside 43 of the 45 shots he has faced. He recorded a 19 save shutout in his first start of the season and has shown he has a great on-ice vision to help his team win.
Keegan Ford, Igloo Jaguars Green
Keegan has great reaction time and has helped keep his team in every game. He has turned aside over 25 shots in every start he has this season.
The Xtreme is undefeated and has been dominant in doing so, starting off the season with three straight wins while scoring ten or more goals. Ashburn is 6-0-0 overall and have outscored its opponents 57 to 12, the largest goal differential in U10 A. Led by Gehrett Mussel and his 12 points, the offense has shown its true colors by boasting ten players averaging at least a point-per-game.
MYHA Blue enters the showcase with a 6-2-0 record and is the only other team besides the Xtreme to score a total of over 50 goals as a team with 52. It has a very deep offensive unit that has four players with ten or more points, including point leader Jonathan Holcomb with 14.
Jersey Shore Wildcats National
The Wildcats head into the weekend with a 5-1-0 record and have put up impressive numbers in doing so. Its nine goals against is the fewest goals allowed as a team amongst teams with six or more games played. Goaltender Marco Stulic has been a force in between the pipes, posting a .900 save percentage and a 1.5 goals-against average, good enough to be top five in each category amongst U10 A goalies.
The Ducks are a team that not only can put the puck in the back of the net, but they also sport one of the league’s best defenses. Its 14 goals against are the second-lowest total amongst teams that have played six or more games. The offense is just as lethal as the defense, with six players averaging a point per game or more.
Team Philadelphia has started the season by winning four of its first five games. It not only has gotten great performances by its goaltending and defense, but the offense has been deadly. The depth of Team Philadelphia’s scoring has been excellent with eight players with at least two goals on the year so far. Joey Kiss has led the way for his team so far with five goals and seven points.
Philadelphia Blazers American vs. Jersey Shore Wildcats Red – October 22, 6:50 PM
The undefeated Blazers (6-0-0) will have to work hard to keep their flawless record when they face the Wildcats (6-0-2) on Friday night. The Blazers have been off to an outstanding start on defense, only allowing 7 goals through their first six games. Each of their goalies have recorded a shutout and Jackson Gwardyak has also recorded a .923 SV% through their first two starts. The team also has scoring talent throughout the roster, headlined by Declan Henes (12 G, 11 A). The Wildcats also have a high powered offense, as scoring is distributed throughout all three forward lines. However, the offensive spark largely comes from team scoring leader, defenseman Mason Levine (5 G, 7 A). The team also has a very reliable goaltender in Maya Sturm, as they have recorded an impressive .910 SV%. Few better ways to start the weekend than this showdown.
Haverford Hawks vs. Brick Hockey Club 2 – October 23, 3:45 PM
Brick Hockey Club 2 (6-3-0) will look to continue their roll heading into this showcase when they face Haverford (7-0-0). Brick Hockey Club has won each of their last four games, including a 3-0 shutout over Tomorrow’s Ice North Stars Red in their last game. Featuring plenty of prolific forwards, three have at least five goals this season. Haverford won’t be an easy game, though, as the team has displayed talent in all aspects of the game. Every skater has an average of at least 0.5 points per game, the team has conceded fewer than two goals per game, on average, and Harrison Kool has been a force in net, cruising to a .947 SV% in their first four starts. Two deep teams will make for an entertaining game to watch.
Team Philadelphia Orange vs. Delaware Ducks 2 – October 24, 4:50 PM
Should these teams continue their momentum from earlier this season, someone’s “oh” has got to go when Philadelphia (10-0-0) and Delaware (7-0-0) close out their showcase slate. Philadelphia has three forwards with over 20 points on the season and every skater has registered at least a point this season. They stand on top of the division, and for very good reason. Delaware has registered a goal differential of +42 and has displayed great defense, only allowing 12 goals through their seven games. The team also has strong scoring depth, as every skater has at least three points. Jacob Schultz has also been outstanding in net. These two top teams are certain to put on a show.