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.
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.
Declan Kiley, Royals Hockey Club National
Declan came to play this weekend, scoring seven goals in three games. He has a dangerous mixture of skill and grit that made him a problem to face in each game. Declan also shined in the faceoff circle, winning a lot of draws for his team.
Gunnar Schwanke, Tomorrow’s North Stars Red
A stellar combination of skills, speed, and hustle, Gunnar had a weekend of dangles and dishes. He put up six goals and three assists this past weekend while also showing a willingness to play defense too. He was constantly seen hustling on the backcheck to break up plays and showing why he is an effective two-way player.
Jack Grossfield, Montgomery Blue Devils LA Blue
Jack had his offensive skills on display this past weekend, scoring several highlight-reel goals. He used his speed and energy to produce five points in four games and fought through any defender that got in his way.
London Smolenski, Team Philadelphia
London came to play this past weekend, scoring four goals in as many games. He is a hard-working forward who not only produces offensively but defensively as well. In a game against MYHA Blue, London made an excellent stick lift play that ended up going the other way for a Team Philadelphia goal. He received player of the game honors because of it.
Kendall Dossouvi, MYHA Gold
If you want a player who knows how to use his offensive skill to benefit the team, look no further. Kendall has a unique blend of skills that helped him net three hat tricks and 16 points in four games for MYHA Gold. He was an integral part of his team’s two wins, recording 14 points in those two victories.
Jakub Sokolak, MYHA Gold
Jakub showed tremendous hustle on the forecheck and backcheck, getting to where he needed to be, as well as scoring 2 goals. His excellent positional play was a big reason for his team’s success this past weekend.
Lily Majors, Brick Hockey Club Green
Lily has a hand in every play and is a scoring threat to boot. She drives plays very well and is committed to the success of her team in all three zones. Her coaches have been very impressed with her development and can’t believe she isn’t playing at a higher level.
Mason Sambuco, Team Philadelphia
Mason is a hardworking defenseman with a great hockey sense. He always gives 110% on the ice and makes an impact defensively with well-executed plays.
Colton Livingston, Tomorrow’s Ice North Stars Red
A force to get around, Colton is a shutdown D that spent the weekend breaking up plays and rushes in every game. He then has no problem setting up his teammates for success. Putting up two goals and three assists from the point over the weekend, he hustles every shift and does it all with a big smile.
Ramsey Helman, Montgomery Blue Devils LA Blue
Ramsey displayed both offensive and defensive skills this past weekend. On defense, he was gritty and very tough to play against in his own zone. Offensively he displayed great stick handling, passing, and scoring ability. Ramsey totaled three goals on the weekend.
Luca Keller, Montgomery Blue Devils LA Blue
Luca played tough defense which made it very difficult for his opponents to get around him. He moved the puck around with ease and hustled on every play, even finding the back of the net this weekend.
Brady Marksamer, Tomorrow’s Ice North Stars Red
His combined size and mobility have put Brady at the top of the league with a 1.20 GAA, with four straight games only giving up a single goal. He also has two shutouts on the year and has looked impressive in every game he has played in.
Emile Ruhleman, MYHA Gold
Emile had a 35 save game this weekend against Brick Hockey Club Green, giving up only three goals and boasting a .921 save percentage. This excellent effort lead his team to a win after a very tight first and second period.
Anthony Palemo, Montgomery Blue Devils LA Blue
Anthony put his skills on display this past weekend, making big saves and showing how much of a team player he is. He showed great awareness on the ice and used great vision and athleticism to keep the puck out of the net.
Lucas Johnson, Hollydell Hurricanes Red
Lucas showed why he is a top goalie at the U10 A level this past weekend, recording an impressive 39 save victory in a close 4-3 win over the Jersey Shore Wildcats National. Despite facing 10 or more shots every period, he stood tall to the task to help his team secure a big win.
Sebastian Swaine, Rye Rangers
Sebastian played a big role this past weekend for the Rangers, starting in all three of the team’s wins. He recorded over 15 saves in two of his team’s wins, showing he can stand tall with a heavy workload.
Harrison Aller – Team Philadelphia Orange
Aller took the spot as the division’s top scorer (32 points) with a huge weekend in the box score, racking up 10 goals in four games. His total included a ridiculous showcase opener, in which he scored 6 goals, including four in a row to cement a Philadelphia victory. This outburst nearly doubled his goal total for the season, bringing him to 23. If Aller can continue to shoot like this, the division should be on high alert whenever he takes the ice.
Chase Matheus – Delaware Ducks 2
Scoring in each of the four games his team played, Matheus extended his point streak to eight games and took the point scoring lead on the team. Matheus had a pair of multi-point games, as well, including 2 goals and 3 assists in a 6-3 win against Hollydell Hurricanes White. He has proven to be a diversely talented offensive forward, scoring 11 goals and 15 assists this season, showing both a strong shot and good passing vision.
Leo Alley Strocher – MYHA Blue
Finding a renewed scoring touch, Strocher scored in each of his four games this weekend, taking the team lead for scoring. Two of these four games were three-point performances, including 2 goals and an assist in a 6-3 win over Brick Hockey Club 2. In that game, Strocher had a hand in each of his team’s first three goals, assisting the first goal before scoring the following two. His efforts kept MYHA competitive in each game and directly led to their win this weekend.
Brendan Becker – Haverford Hawks
Showing off a fantastic sense for the net, Becker jumped up the blue liner scoring chart with 5 goals in the showcase. This performance brought his season total to 11, tying him for second place among defensive players. He netted a hat trick in a win over Brick Hockey Club 2. He also contributed to a sound defensive game plan for the Hawks.
Owen Korth – Brick Hockey Club 2
Despite his team’s tough weekend, Korth still had a great weekend in net. Over the four games this weekend, he faced a staggering 168 shots, an average of 42 shots per game. Through the heavy workload, Korth still stood strong, saving 144 of the shots he faced, an average of 36 saves each game. His competitive spirit and will allowed his team to stay close in several games.
Henry Monks – Tomorrow’s Ice North Stars Red
Monks was a superstar for the North Stars. He faced a heavy volume of shots, 118 to be exact, and he made 98 saves. He showed a great amount of composure, utilizing good puck tracking to make saves. He also flashed his athleticism, sprawling to make some spectacular saves. Above all, Monks displayed spirit, helping his team to their first AHF point over the weekend.