Haverford Hawks vs. Rockets Hockey Club, Saturday October 23rd: In the thick of the playoff hunt, these two squads will face-off in a pivotal game with big implications in the standings. Haverford has found a balanced offensive attack with five players in double-digits in points, led by Daniel Donegan. Frankie and Jake Ely are also in that group with both having seven assists on the year, but Frankie having seven goals to Jake’s three. Rockets Hockey Club has a dynamic duo in Dylan Swon and Brendan Whiteley, who have accounted for 47% of the team’s goals. However, every skater on Rockets has a point on the season, showing this team can distribute the puck up and down the roster.
New Jersey Stars vs. Capital City Vipers, Sunday October 24th: Another match-up between teams within striking distance of each other in the standings, as two points separate the clubs going into the Showcase. New Jersey has plenty of firepower, with Umar Esenov, Philip Revzin, and Ben Blizniak all in double-digits in points. But New Jersey also gets help from their blue line with Eli Broomer tied for the lead in assists with five and Michael Sudia chipping in two goals and two assists on the year. Capital City has two goal-scorers in double-digits with Eli Barnes (16) and Chase Pavlesich (11) at the top of those charts. Geno Doone has played well in net, as he has faced an average of 29 shots a game while collecting five wins on the year.
MYHA Blue vs. Royals Hockey Club, Sunday October 24th: Two of the top teams in the U12AA division will face off to end their Showcases. Royals are undefeated heading into the Showcase with Chris London and his 26 goals leading the way offensively. Royals also have three other players with at least a point-per-game this season: Roman Tkach, Alex Korolev, and Miles Matyszczak. In net, Royals boast two goalies in Xavier Prozorov and Matthew Urena, who have sub-1.75 GAA on the campaign. Not to be outdone, MYHA’s squad has four players with five-or-more goals: Alexander Cheves (13), Jacob Resnick (8), Andrew Browning Elam (5), and Grayson Felizzi (5). Browning Elam also leads the defense that has allowed just over two goals-per-game, alongside Colt Meyers, Alexander Bazyluk, and Adeline Vederman.