Cole Zoren, Maryland Jr. Black Bears
Cole thrives in the face-off circle and is a leader on the ice. He has been known for his clutch goal-scoring ability to help his team win games.
Tommy McGrath, Rockets Hockey Club
Tommy brings energy to every game he plays. He is a relentless forechecker who does always causes the other team trouble.
Thomas Wolf, Team Philadelphia
Thomas is a big forward that can skate really well. He has no problem using his size and speed to put the puck in the back of the net.
Madden MacClennan, York Devils
Madden is a forward that brings determination and speed to every game. On top of that, Madden possesses an excellent shot.
Patrick McGuire, Maryland Jr. Black Bears
Patrick is a team player that fills in wherever he is needed. This means he plays both offense and defense all while using his physicality to his team’s advantage.
Umar Esenov, New Jersey Stars
Umar is a slick skater with a nasty shot who can also get into the scrappy areas. Look for him leading odd-man rushes and using his silky mitts to fool defenders and goalies.
Adrian Peterson, Rockets Hockey Club
Don’t let his size fool you, Adrian is a powerful and quick defenseman. He uses his speed and wicked shot to help his team secure wins.
Daniel Pucci, Team Philadelphia
Daniel is a very fast and elusive defenseman. He uses his ability to be able to score big goals for his team.
Haylee Stoneking, York Devils
Haylee has a high hockey IQ and brings determination whenever she is on the ice. She has great speed she uses to her advantage to make plays.
Gus Stoltzfus, Team Philadelphia
Gus uses his size to his advantage whenever he is on the ice. He loves to join the rush and make an impact.
Lucas Yarrow, Rockets Hockey Club
Lucas is a great shut-down defenseman who is very patient with the puck. He has great awareness with the puck and is always looking to make the right plays.
Eli Broomer, New Jersey Stars
Eli is not afraid of anyone and is great at using his body to halt oncoming forwards. His grit makes him a goalie’s best friend and his hustle and determination make him a favorite among teammates.
Robert Smack, Maryland Jr. Black Bears
Robert is a goalie with great awareness in between the pipes. He is always focused and in a position to make a save.
Burke Edmiston, York Devils
Burke uses his athleticism to shine in net every game he plays. He is very competitive and loves to get wins for his team.
Brody Sansone, New Jersey Stars
Brody has a flashy glove and his quick reflexes perplex opponents. He is great at moving side to side to stifle shooters on odd-man rushes.
Savannah Bossom, Maryland Jr. Black Bears Black
Skilled in the faceoff dot, Bosom wins more often than not on the draw. Speed is another component to Bossom’s game, as well as have a quick, accurate shot.
Danny Marro, Hollydell Hurricanes Black
A grinding forward, Marro isn’t one to shy away from a battle in the corner. His speed and defensive mindset makes him a hard forward to line-up against.
Cole Rossback, Maryland Jr. Black Bears Black
Leading by example, Rossback does what is asked of him from the coaching staff. Rossback is strong on the puck and can release a heavy shot when he gets into open space.
Nate Cattafi, Hollydell Hurricanes Black
Cattafi is a very well-rounded forward for the Hurricanes. Even with a great shot and solid vision, Cattafi isn’t afraid to play some defense in his own end to help his team at all ends of the ice.
Ethan Lannon, Maryland Jr. Black Bears
Lannon can play both forward and defense for Maryland. Not one to shy away from the physical part of the game, Lannon possesses a very solid 200-foot game with his skill set.
Tanner Falato, Hollydell Hurricanes Black
With a great shot and solid speed, Falato can create quite a bit offensively. However, he’s just as good on the backcheck and playing the body as he is with his offensive prowess.
Max Grotheer, Maryland Jr. Black Bears Black
An offensive defenseman to the fullest, Grotheer plays a very strong north/south game. With exceptional speed, Grotheer creates great separation to allow himself to get into open spaces.
Aiden Fitzgerald, Hollydell Hurricanes Black
With speed and solid passing ability, Fitzgerald can help the Hurricanes offense from his own end. With a great shot of his own, Fitzgerald adds another scoring tool to the Hurricanes output.
Devin Bean, Maryland Jr. Black Bears Black
Bean is a solid shutdown defenseman. With a top notch hockey IQ and steady positional awareness, Bean is an anchor on Maryland’s blue line.
Reed Murphy, Hollydell Hurricanes Black
Always willing to give up the body, Murphy is able to play a responsible game in the defensive zone. When given the chance, he’s not afraid to let one fly from the point to create offense.
Marcel Camper – Royals Hockey Club 2 (Silver)
– Royals head coach Barney Weber described Camper as the “ultimate team player.” Accompanying his team-first mindset is a type of physical play that is a force to be reckoned with.
Riley Capecci – Holydell Hurricanes White (Gold)
– Capecci can skate circles around nearly any defender and is skilled in every aspect of the game. He’s expected to have his name all over the score sheet, and he has done so thus far, notching two goals and four points over two games.
Alvin Grubb – Team Philadelphia White (Silver)
– An incredible playmaker, Grubb has the ability to read the game with ease and create the best chances possible for his team. This ability has shown on the scoresheet, tallying two assists in his first game.
Adam Iles – Tomorrow’s Ice North Stars White (Silver)
– Iles’s playmaking ability is among the best in the age group. He has great puck handling and a superb passing talent, along with above average finishing ability.
Flint Kodak – Maryland Jr. Black Bears Black (Silver)
A power forward with a strong, accurate shot, Kodak is a tough force to contain in the Jr. Black Bears offensive attack. Willing to get physical to win puck battles, he can cause problems all over the ice.
Michael Rago – Royals Hockey Club 2 (Silver)
– Having a high hockey IQ can take you a long way and that is exactly what Rago possesses. His intelligence is often displayed in his timely passes.
Gareth Schoeffler – Maryland Jr. Black Bears Black (Silver)
A headsy centerman, Schoeffler never gives up on a play and does all he can to keep attacks alive. Always aware of where the best play is, he can use his strength and skill to execute to perfection.
Kyle Sigwart – Tomorrow’s Ice North Stars White (Silver)
– Sigwart’s sense for the net and shooting talent is something that instantly catches the eye. He possesses the speed to break away from the defense and also has the physicality to serve as a power forward.
Chase Strange – Royals Hockey Club 2 (Silver)
– Along with an elite scoring touch, Strange can easily slip by defenders with high level speed and elusiveness. Chase also plays with a gritty style that can fluster opponents.
Andrew Way – Holydell Hurricanes White (Gold)
– Captain of the Hurricanes, Way’s leadership and poise shows that his potential doesn’t just rest in his skill on the ice. Of course, having passing talent as good as Andrew’s certainly helps.
Ian Weber – Atlantic City Sharks (Gold)
– With great physical size for his position, Weber has the puck on a string whenever it is in his possession. Along with his good hands is an electric shot.
Russell Weber – Royals Hockey Club 2 (Silver)
– Using his explosive skating, Weber can create his own opportunities by laying the body on his opponents. He can also finish those opportunities with a supreme scoring touch.
Joe Duemmer, New Jersey Bandits (Silver)
– Strong two-way forward who works hard on both sides of the puck. Has a strong shot, has good hands, and makes good accurate passes.
John Cherubini – Royals Hockey Club 2 (Silver)
– Fast and physical are the best words to describe Cherubini. With his quick skating and hard-nosed playing style, he is quick to provide support in any part of the ice.
Aiden Donnelly – Tomorrow’s Ice North Stars White (Silver)
– Donnelly is a threatening presence all over the ice. He can shut down attacks with textbook poke checks while he can break down defenses with a wicked slapshot.
Grant Galvin – North Jersey Avalanche (Gold)
– A fleet-of-foot blue liner that can help in creating an attack from a defensive stop, Galvin is expected to be near the top of the Avalanche in assists. He has a decent start in that category, having an assist through two games.
Ethan Ives – Tomorrow’s Ice North Stars White (Silver)
– Ives is a big, physical defenseman that isn’t afraid to throw his body around to win battles for the puck. He also utilizes solid puck movement and a powerful wrist shot.
Allen Magie – North Jersey Avalanche (Gold)
– An offensively-gifted defenseman, Magie can send blistering shots from the blue line and has dynamic skating talents that allow him to create open space. The Avalanche can rely on him to generate chances from the blue line.
Ryan Roscoe – Atlantic City Sharks (Gold)
– A playmaking defenseman, Roscoe makes good use of his vision of the ice and physical play to spark offensive attacks for the Sharks. He is also efficient when skating in reverse, rarely getting beat while recovering defensively.
Lukas Stratton – Maryland Jr. Black Bears Black (Silver)
– Stratton is a defenseman that is strong and powerful on his skates. Able to move around the defensive zone with ease, don’t expect many opponents to be left unmarked when Maryland’s vocal leader is on the ice.
Jake Chromcik, New Jersey Bandits (Silver)
– Strong two-way defenseman who excels on both ends of the ice. Contributes as much defensively as he does offensively.
Kyle Foster – Rockets Hockey Club (Gold)
– One of the best netminders in the age group, Foster serves as an excellent last line of defense. Through two games in the showcase so far, he has saved 31-of-33 shots against in 85 minutes of ice time.
Ricky Gonzalez – Grundy Senators (Gold)
– Don’t try to sneak one by Gonzalez on his stick side, he’ll more than likely have it locked down. Paired with his good size, Ricky will definitely be tough to break through in net.
Ella Hydutsky – Team Philadelphia White (Silver)
– Hydutsky is a quick, agile goalie that can anticipate plays very well. There isn’t a weak spot for opponents to expose, making Ella a dependable presence in goal.
Gerhig Callahan – Atlantic City Sharks (Gold)
– Already 6’5”, 225 pounds at the age of 16, Callahan uses his frame effectively as both a center and a defenseman. In addition to a powerful shot, Callahan is also a great leader.
Trevor Hyman – Tomorrow’s Ice North Stars White (Silver)
– A true 200-foot player, Hyman is both a scoring threat as a forward and a solid defenseman. His offensive skill set stands out the most, as he has both outstanding passing and shooting abilities.
Braydon Heister, Hollydell Hurricanes Black
The captain of the Hurricanes Black squad, Heister scored three goals in four games, helping Hollydell to two wins. Heister accounted for almost half his team’s goals in the showcase.
Scott Scranton, Team Philadelphia
With six goals and 10 points, Scranton led the way for the undefeated Team Philadelphia. Scranton’s speed helped not only create offensively, but also cause havoc on the backcheck defensively to rattle the opposition.
Savannah Bossom, Maryland Jr. Black Bears Black
With constant energy throughout the weekend, Bossom brought plenty of life to the Maryland game. Bossom was strong in the faceoff dot, while also chipping in an assist during the showcase.
Kim Belko, Grundy Senators
Thanks to Belko’s size and strength on the puck, he was able to help headman the Senators in the transition game up the ice. His speed also helped coming back, as he was able to provide solid backchecking throughout the weekend.
Rick Purich, Hollydell Hurricanes Black
While he may not have ended up on the scoresheet, the intangibles that Purich had through the weekend showed how much of a team player he was. With a number of block shots and strong board play, Purich brought a worker’s mentality to Hollydell.
Tyler Bickel, Team Philadelphia
Bickel causes plenty of disruption in front of the net with his big screens and second-chances on rebounds. With five assists, Bickel was able to help in the team success for the undefeated Team Philadelphia squad.
Parker Guest, Maryland Jr. Black Bears Black
With four goals in the showcase, Guest was able to show off his very heavy shot. One highlight was Guest scoring the game-tying goal with 14 seconds left to push that game into overtime.
Paul Allan, Hollydell Hurricanes Black
Speed was the strong point in Allan’s game, allowing him to create separation between himself and the opposition. With a key goal late in the fourth game, Allan helped Hollydell get within one as they rounded out their weekend.
Jaydan Shavney, Team Philadelphia
Starting the showcase with a hat trick, Shavney was relentless all weekend long. Finishing with a better than point-per-game stat line, Shavney helped the strong Team Philadelphia offense to four wins on the weekend.
Tommy Osborne, Maryland Jr. Black Bears Black
Osborne displayed plenty of hockey IQ and solid intangibles throughout the weekend. With his solid vision of the ice, he was able to lead Maryland with three assists, while also winning 70% of his faceoffs on the weekend.
Aiden Fitzgerald, Hollydell Hurricanes Black
Playing solid in his own end, Fitzgerald got in front of plenty of pucks this weekend, helping his goaltender out on perimeter shots. Fitzgerald also was able to create some offense with plenty of shots from the point.
Blake Barton, Maryland Jr. Black Bears Black
By forcing a number of turnovers, Barton helped keep the puck away from the netminders this weekend. Not only did Barton’s first pass out of the zone help transition the play, but Barton added a goal and some assists on the weekend.
Troy Hamilton, Grundy Senators
A classic stay-at-home defenseman, Hamilton was rarely out of position in his own end and handled odd-man rushes with ease. A physical presence on the puck, Hamilton constantly made smart decision when he had the puck on his stick.
Brody Finnegan, Team Philadelphia
Finnegan had five assists on the weekend, but his biggest contribution didn’t show itself on the scoresheet. The ability to maintain the offensive zone by keeping the puck onside was able to create plenty of chances for Team Philadelphia.
Max Grotheer, Maryland Jr. Black Bears Black
Leading the team in goals and points, Grotheer was a very vocal leader over the weekend. His speed was able to create plenty of scoring chances for Maryland in the showcase.
Team Defense, Team Philadelphia
The quintet of Finnegan, Aydan Meyer, Owen Parker, Christian Pacan, and Sean Tobin kept the opposition far to the outside, allowing only 35 shots on the entire weekend. Not to mention, each of the defenders had at least two points in the showcase.
Charlie Baselice, Hollydell Hurricanes Black
Baselice finished the weekend with 2.50 goals-against average while registering a shutout in the second game of the weekend. Baselice’s key saves helped turn the momentum for the Hurricanes throughout the weekend.
Brody Santora, Grundy Senators
Santora used his unorthodox style to confuse shooters over the weekend. He made the shooter commit to their first move before reacting to that action, making every save look a little different each time.
Chris London, Royals Hockey Club
Chris is a player that keeps his team together in tight games and always gives 100% on the ice. This work ethic showed as he leads the division in points with 18, 14 of them goals.
Rocco Chaudhury, Maryland Jr. Black Bears
Rocco is a forward that has been described as reliable and consistent. He showed his consistency by scoring at least one goal a game and leading his team with five goals total.
Drew Walker, York Devils
Drew uses his speed and strength to create scoring opportunities. He has a great hockey IQ and used these skills to score eight goals at the showcase.
Cole Zoren, Maryland Jr Black Bears
Cole showcased his offensive instincts and wide skillset this past weekend. Highlighted by a great backhand goal against the Avalanche, Cole recorded three goals and eight points.
Preston Stremmel, York Devils
Preston is a leader on the York Devils that possesses a great hockey IQ and competitive nature. His strength and overall skill led him to success on the ice, scoring three goals and seven points.
Colton Weible, Maryland Jr Black Bears
Colton’s offensive instincts were on display this past weekend. He works hard every shift and he was rewarded with a four-goal, seven-point performance at the showcase. He even recorded a hattrick against the NJ Skylands Kings.
Miles Matyszczak, Royals Hockey Club
Miles is a 2011 player playing with the big kids. He always hustles and is never afraid to mix it up. He plays hard every shift and is one of the most unselfish players who is always looking for the open player to pass to.
Chase Sanchez, Maryland Jr Black Bears
Chase has done a fantastic job of transitioning from playing offense to defense as needed. While he was excellent in the defensive zone, he also had offensive highlights as well such as a hattrick against the NJ Skylands Kings.
Haley Stoneking, York Devils
Haley was tough on the puck all weekend and did a great job of getting herself open and available on the ice. She makes consistent efforts to make an impact on the ice and even recorded an assist on the weekend.
Bella Holben, Maryland Jr. Black Bears
Bella showed off great defensive skills at the showcase, forcing turnovers and tracking down numerous plays to frustrate the opposing offense.
Xavier Prozorov, Royals Hockey Club
Xavier was extremely solid in net this weekend. He is always 100% alert and ready to make those key saves. His save percentage was quite good (.905) and he went 2-0 on the weekend.
Chase Strunk, York Devils
Chase showed off his athleticism this past weekend and proved he is a force in between the pipes. He never gave up or backed down and helped his team to a win over Maryland.
York Devils vs. North Jersey Avalanche
The York Devils enter this weekend’s showcase with an 8-1-1 record and are tied for first in U18 A with the North Jersey Aspen Kings Blue. One of the two losses for York? A 3-2 shootout loss to the Avalanche back in August. They are the highest-scoring team in the league with 49 total goals scored and have the best goal differential with a +28 margin. They have four players with over a point-per-game average and are led by Anthony Woodard’s eight goals and 15 points (both lead the team). The North Jersey Avalanche is the second highest-scoring team with 45 total goals. The Aves are third in 18U A with a 6-2-1 record and are led by U18 A’s leading goal (11) and point scorer (16) Camilo Ramirez. The game will take place Saturday, September 25th at 2:50 PM ET.
North Jersey Aspen Kings Blue vs. Maryland Jr. Black Bears
This match-up boasts two top-five teams in the U18 A division. The Aspen Kings are 8-1-1 and have allowed the lowest amount of goals against (18) amongst teams that have played more than five games. Ryan Solotist leads the way offensively for the Kings, recording 13 points in ten games. This total is good enough for the fifth-highest in 18U A. The Maryland Jr. Black Bears are fifth in U18 A with a record of 5-3-0. Offensively they are led by Edmond O’Connell with nine goals and eleven points while being held down in between the pipes by Alexander Nalepa and his .930 save percentage. The last time these two teams met the Kings defeated the Black Bears 3-0. This match-up will take place on Sunday, September 26th at 9:30 AM ET.
MYHA Gold vs. New Jersey Bandits
MYHA Gold head into the showcase undefeated with a record of 5-0-0 while scoring 32 goals in those games. They have two undefeated goalies in Julien Piche and Federick Horowitz who both have a save percentage higher than .920 and three players with over a point per game average. The New Jersey Bandits are 4-3-0, scoring 28 goals in those games. Mathew Healey’s eight assists are good enough for being tied for third in 18U A in that category. MYHA won the prior game in August by a score of 7-2. This game will take place on Saturday, September 25th at 11:20 AM ET.
Tyler Skolnick, Philadelphia Blazers
Tyler, for being one of the smaller kids on the team, plays with the most heart. He never is afraid to get hit or throw his weight around. His speed and handling ability result in numerous scoring opportunities for his team. He has three goals and four points so far this season.
Michael Gionco, North Jersey Aspen Kings Yellow
Michael is an excellent team player with a great sense for the game of hockey. He posses a wicked shot which has helped him tally four goals and six points through his team’s first nine games.
Griffin Hoch, MYHA Gold
Griffin is a fast, physical forward who can create space and opportunity for scoring opportunities for his team. He has a very accurate shot which has helped him score twice so far this season.
Camilo Ramirez, North Jersey Avalanche
Camilo has had an excellent start to the season, leading U18 A in goals (11) and points (16). Camilo has an excellent sense for the game and is a threat with the puck every time they’re in the offensive zone.
Sean Pedersen, North Jersey Aspen Kings Yellow
Sean is a hardworking forward that has excellent skating ability. He is a great back checker and makes an impact on both ends of the ice. Sean has recorded four points in his first six games.
Eric Scheleur, Maryland Jr. Black Bears
Eric is a player to watch out for due to his ability to find the back of the net during important times in the game, as well as his strong skating. He has six points in eight games so far this season.
Chris Kay, North Jersey Aspen Kings Blue
Chris has proven to be effective both defensively and offensively. He is the highest-scoring defenseman in U18 A, recording four goals and ten points. He has only gone pointless twice in his first eight games of the season, showing he is a consistent point scorer.
Lucas Guinan, Philadelphia Blazers
Lucas has an excellent sense for the game of hockey. He knows where every play is going to end up and uses his speed to get himself involved.
David Gruhn, MYHA Gold
David loves to use his size and physical ability to his advantage, getting physical to cause turnovers. He is a vocal leader on the ice and has two assists so far this season.
Tyler Kulbanskiy, North Jersey Avalanche
Tyler is productive on both ends of the ice. He is smart in his own zone and can produce offensively too, scoring two goals and eight points in his first nine games. Tyler has been heating up as of late, recording five points in his last three games.
Colin Barrett, MYHA Gold
Colin controls the puck in his own zone and outworks his opponents. He does a great job leading breakouts with a mix of good vision and passing while also always working hard to keep the puck in the zone.
Vincenzo Palome, North Jersey Aspen Kings Yellow
Vincenzo has a great work ethic in net and gives it his all every game. He is dedicated to getting better every game and never gives up on the play.
Phillip Togno, North Jersey Aspen Kings Blue
Phillip has been dynamite for his team so far and is entering the showcase riding a three-game shutout streak. Those three shutouts he recorded are good enough to lead U18 A in shutouts. He has a goals-against-average of only 1.37 and has proven to be consistent and focused in between the pipes.
Taylor West, Team Philadelphia
Taylor has only started two games so far this season and has been spectacular in them, recording shutouts in both games. He is quick and consistent in between the pipes.
Colin McQuade, York Devils
Colin enters this weekend with a 6-2 record, winning his last three games. He has come up with 20 plus saves his past two wins as he continues to demonstrate why he is one of the top goalies in U18 A.
Alexander Napela, Maryland Jr. Black Bears
Alexander has proven his worth in between the pipes, turning aside at least 20 shots in every game he has played in. He uses his vision and athleticism to be consistent and help his team win. Alexander has won his last two starts.
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.
U10 A Gold
Royals Hockey Club National: Royals HC came to play this past weekend, going a perfect 3-0-0 and vaulted themselves into the U10 A Gold top five in the standings. They boasted a lethal offense and steady defense, outscoring its opponents 26-4. They were led offensively by Declan Kiley and his seven goals and eleven points while goaltender Logan Mitchell made over 30 saves on the weekend.
Suffolk P.A.L Silver Knights: The Silver Knights saw great success this past weekend, winning all four of its showcase games. The team did an excellent job of neutralizing opponents’ offense, allowing two or fewer goals in three of its four games. Nicholas Oppedisano led the way with a breakout performance offensively, scoring six goals in the four games while goaltender Liam Vanderbeek made over 20 saves in each of the wins for his team.
St. James: St. James stayed in the top ten of the U10 A Gold standings by going 2-2-0 this past weekend. The team’s two wins were impressive, using strong third periods to close out its opponents. Its first win was a 2-1 victory over the North Jersey Aspen Kings Yellow that saw St. James outshoot the Kings 44-20. Charles Mason’s clutch third period goal made the difference as the offense never gave up. St. James’ second win against Team Philadelphia showed how opportunistic the team can be, scoring seven goals on 22 shots in a 7-4 win. Once again, the team got big performances in the third from Mason (goal) and Zachary Brown (goal, assist) in that frame.
U10 A Silver
Maryland Jr. Black Bears White: The top team in the U10 A Silver standings showed why it has earned that spot, going 4-0-0 and putting on an offensive showcase for the ages. The Black Bears outscored its opponents 46-8 and put out an all-around impressive performance on both ends of the ice. William Pittman led the way offensively with 14 goals and 20 points in the four games while goaltender Stephen Pipe III recorded his fourth shutout of the season with a win over the Philadelphia Blazers.
Tomorrow’s Ice North Stars Red: Tomorrow’s Ice North Stars Red stayed undefeated on the season by winning all three of its games this past weekend. They not only got great offensive production up and down the lineup (highlighted by Emmett Schwanke’s six goals) but played amazing defensively. The North Stars let up only one goal in each game thanks to great defense and excellent goaltending.
Ashburn Xtreme 2: Ashburn continues its impressive season as the team went 4-0-0 this past weekend. They outscored its opponents 25-8 as the team showed how resilient they could be. In its final game of the showcase against Brick Hockey Club Green, Ashburn trailed heading into the third period 3-2. However, a four-goal outburst in the third period (led by a hattrick from Brayden Flowers) allowed them to complete the comeback for a 6-4 win.
Liam Daniel Monterio, North Jersey Skylands Kings Gold
It was hard to find a better goal-scoring weekend than what Monterio put forth in the Showcase. With a hat trick in every game, Monterio ended with 22 goals in four games. Monterio also had a point in each of the Skylands Kings goals against Team Philadelphia Orange (6g, 2a).
Anthony Raineri, York Devils
With two hat tricks in two straight games, Raineri went on a tear with nine goals and three assists on the Showcase. Raineri’s nine goals helped York have a +22 goal differential and an undefeated mark this weekend.
Ryan Uhl, Royals Hockey Club National White
Displaying his keen offensive side, Uhl put up five goals and four assists on the Showcase. Uhl had the game-winning goal in all four games for Royals HC, as well as a natural hat trick in Sunday’s early game against Tomorrow’s Ice.
Parker Clancy, St. James (Showcase)
Clancy put on a show this weekend, registering 12 goals and five assists for St. James’ undefeated weekend. Adding to the last two games of the August Showcase, Clancy now carries a six-game point streak coming out of the Squirt Showcase weekend.
Shane Hicks-Cree, Hollydell Hurricanes White
Potting a goal a game, Hicks-Cree was a force for Hollydell White this Showcase. Finishing with six goals and an assist this weekend, Hicks-Cree helped Hollydell to three out of four wins and played well without the puck to get into solid offensive positioning
Samuel Drake, Tomorrow’s North Stars
This weekend Samuel Drake had his full 200ft game in full effect, playing both ends of the ice as a center. He had some amazing forechecking plays to get the puck into the offensive zone and scored some goals for his team. Samuel had the determination to get back and backcheck which helped his team stay in the game and still give them a fighting chance.
Tristan Haftek, New Jersey Bandits Red
Saving the best for the last day, Haftek helped the Bandits on Sunday with a goal in their earlier game against Montgomery and then two assists in their second game against Team Philadelphia. Haftek also showed his defensive attributes during the first game this weekend, helping his team to a shutout against the Aspen Kings Grey squad.
Joseph Keeley, New Jersey Stars
Keeley was able to help the Stars to their big win on Sunday, scoring the game-winning goal with 12:49 remaining in the game against Hollydell. Keeley also had an assist in the game, while tallying a goal on Saturday against York.
Ezra Lorentzen, Maryland Jr. Black Bears Red
With a goal in the second period. Lorentzen sparked a four-goal rally by Maryland to help them get the win over Royals HC American. Lorentzen also added two goals in a Maryland win on Sunday over New Jersey to close out the Showcase on a winning note.
Elias Savana, Royals Hockey Club National White
With four wins, Savana was able to kick off the Showcase with a 23-save performance against Team Philadelphia Orange. Savana ended the showcase with a 1.75 GAA, only having one game where they let up more than one goal.
Quinn Donofry, Philadelphia Blazers
Coming out victorious in all four games he started, Donofry ended the weekend with a .914 save percentage and 1.75 GAA. Donofry’s standout game was a 29-save performance against the Rye Rangers in a 6-1 Blazers victory.