Here are your Atlantic Hockey Federation Players of the Week and Peak Performer ending November 5th, 2023. This weekly feature, running throughout the 2023-24 season, pays tribute to outstanding players across all divisions. Our honorees are selected from player nominations submitted by their respective coaches. You can now commemorate their achievements with customizable Player of the Week merchandise available in the league store.

10U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Chris Harrington

  • Team: Delaware Ducks
  • Player’s Name: Grady Gutowski
  • Jersey Number: 98
  • Position: Forward Grady had a strong 4 game weekend playing both ends of the ice and contributing 5 goals and 2 assists to an all around great team effort! His unselfish play, hustle, and positive leadership were contagious amongst his teammates. Keep up the great work Grady!

10U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Bryan Roth

  • Team: Team Philadelphia
  • Player’s Name: Kayson Remigio
  • Jersey Number: 8
  • Position: Forward After a 5 assist weekend last weekend, Kayson followed it up this weekend with a 4 goal game. Great effort earning him player of the game for his team.

10U Lemieux Division: Nominating Coach: Justin Kullman

  • Team: Palmyra Black Knights Kullman
  • Player’s Name: Drake Keppley
  • Jersey Number: 87
  • Position: Defense Drake is a great defensive player, but has the ability to make an offensive rush and score a few goals. This strength helped his team to three wins over a hard-fought weekend!

10U Gretzky Division: Nominating Coach: Peter Crocker

  • Team: Royals
  • Player’s Name: Austin McCarthy
  • Jersey Number: 55
  • Position: Forward Austin McCarthy showed an outstanding hustle this weekend, which led his team to an overtime victory goal. It was well deserved that Austin put his team over the top and showed what perseverance can accomplish.

10U McDavid Division: Nominating Coach: Ryan Leonard

  • Team: Igloo Jaguars
  • Player’s Name: Jackson Plummer
  • Jersey Number: 33
  • Position: Wing Jackson netted his first hat trick this season on Saturday, helping his team to advance to 16-4. Jackson is a major contributor to his team every week and a joy to have on the team. Way to go Jax!

11U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Parker Faix

  • Team: PHA Icemen
  • Player’s Name: Hunter McGlothlin
  • Jersey Number: 44
  • Position: Forward Hunter was a force for us in two very competitive games this weekend. He scored several goals, with one being a slick breakaway finish! Playing at center, Hunter was heavily relied upon to play a solid 200-foot game, which he did. Great weekend, Hunter!

12U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Paul Josephsen

  • Team: NJ Bandits
  • Player’s Name: Christian Dextraze
  • Jersey Number: 3
  • Position: Defense Christian works hard week after week, a great teammate who makes everyone around him better!

12U Lemieux Division: Nominating Coach: Chris Brosius

  • Team: Igloo Jaguars
  • Player’s Name: Colin Beauchmin
  • Jersey Number: 95
  • Position: Forward Colin found his offensive groove this weekend tallying 6 goals and an assist for a 7 point weekend. This included a hat trick and 2 OT game-winning goals. Colin’s offensive pop greatly contributed to his team’s 3 wins this weekend.

12U Gretzky Division: Nominating Coach: Ryan Larrance

  • Team: Tri City Eagles
  • Player’s Name: Henry Sekine
  • Jersey Number: 91
  • Position: Forward Henry has made great progress this season. His game this weekend was a great example of his development. He skated hard on both ends of the ice, helped to kill penalties, stayed out of the box, and even scored two goals.

12U McDavid Division: Nominating Coach: Justin Bello

  • Team: Bandits
  • Player’s Name: Jacob Khazin
  • Jersey Number: 11
  • Position: Forward Jacob had 12 points this weekend, including a 5 goal game. He was a great teammate and very humble even after scoring all his goals.

13U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Chad Barron

  • Team: Valley Forge Colonials
  • Player’s Name: Gavin Wilson
  • Jersey Number: 68
  • Position: Defense Gavin scored the OT winner against a tough opponent this weekend. He was a beast on Defense all day and his hard work paid off with the winner.

14U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Tom Natoli

  • Team: North Jersey Avalanche
  • Player’s Name: Colin Karpati
  • Jersey Number: 49
  • Position: Defense In an AHF battle of special teams with the Jersey Shore Wildcats, Karpati played a huge role on both the power play and penalty kill. The Avs took home a 5-1 win Saturday night, capped off with Karpati’s first goal of the season.

14U Lemieux Division: Nominating Coach: Brent Reitz

  • Team: MYHA
  • Player’s Name: Brady Page
  • Jersey Number: 86
  • Position: Center Brady played a key leadership role in the team to lead by example helping us to win 3 out of 4 games in our showcase. He scored all 3 game-winning goals this weekend.

14U Gretzky Division: Nominating Coach: Andy McDonald

  • Team: WBS Knights
  • Player’s Name: Zane Cruz
  • Jersey Number: 21
  • Position: Forward Zane helped his team go 4-0 at the showcase contributing 5 goals and 2 assists including netting Overtime winner 🚨!!

14U McDavid Division: Nominating Coach: Warren S Monks

  • Team: TI North Stars
  • Player’s Name: Gavin Donnelly
  • Jersey Number: 18
  • Position: Forward Gavin had an outstanding weekend at the AHF Fall Freeze Showcase. He scored 4 goals and had 7 assists, leading his team to a 3-1 record over 4 games.

15U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Anthony Iannone

  • Team: North Jersey Kings
  • Player’s Name: Michael Nelson
  • Jersey Number: 9
  • Position: Forward In 2 games this weekend, Michael had 2 goals and 2 assists.

16U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Brandon Van Scoy

  • Team: Wilkes Barre/Scranton Knights
  • Player’s Name: Brian French
  • Jersey Number: 87
  • Position: Goalie Brian was a brick wall between the pipes this weekend, stopping 150 out of 158 shots! In the final game of the weekend, he made 22 game-deciding saves in the third period, allowing his team to score two goals in the closing minutes of the game to earn themselves a hard-fought win! Incredible performance!

16U Lemieux Division: Nominating Coach: Joe Pizzino

  • Team: Team Philadelphia
  • Player’s Name: Aydan Meyer
  • Jersey Number: 73
  • Position: Forward Aydan is usually a forward, but we were short on defense. He stepped up when his team needed him and ended up with 2 assists. He hustled hard the whole game in a position he is not used to.

16U Gretzky Division: Nominating Coach: Scott Frederick

  • Team: Valley Forge Colonials
  • Player’s Name: Patrick Fergus
  • Jersey Number: 48
  • Position: Forward Not on the scoreboard but played the kind of games that coaches at higher levels look for!

18U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Eric Wolf

  • Team: Team Philadelphia
  • Player’s Name: Lucas Mott
  • Jersey Number: 93
  • Position: Forward Lucas scored a hat trick in the second game of two in Montgomery after being extremely sick on the ride down and missing the first game. He came back with a vengeance in game two, helping secure the two-game sweep for our team.

8U AAA Division: Nominating Coach: Oktay Armagan

  • Team: Jersey Shore Wildcats
  • Player’s Name: Ryan Gonzalez
  • Jersey Number: 14
  • Position: Forward Ryan had an explosive offensive weekend and contributed in the defensive zone.

8U Beginner Division: Nominating Coach: Jeff Koss

  • Team: Delaware Ducks
  • Player’s Name: Keanan Folke
  • Jersey Number: 9
  • Position: Forward In his first year of playing hockey, Keanan’s confidence on the ice and in the locker room has soared exponentially. Not only does Keanan continue to score goals each game, but he is also growing as a willing passer, getting all of his teammates involved in the action. With his excellent work ethic at practice, it comes as no surprise to see his skills translate so quickly in the games.

All players nominated by a coach receive an Honorable Mention

Parker RathbunJersey Shore Wildcats10UAA12Forward
Nico GimiglianoNorth Jersey Kings Blue10ULemieux86Forward
Sydney GoukerYork Devils10ULemieux87Goalie
Parker mauroPAL Silver Knights10ULemieux8Forward
Joey MastalskiHollydell Hurricanes10ULemieux25Defense
Caleb VoetgliWissahickon Warriors10ULemieux29Forward
Jordon OmicilTri-City Eagles10ULemieux76Center
Bryce NitcheJersey Shore Wildcats10UMcDavid3Forward
Logan EliasHaverford Hawks10UMcDavid9Goalie
Daniel SeidHaverford Hawks10UMcDavid5Goalie
Mason IrwinDelaware Ducks10UMcDavid96Defense
Julius KingRoyals10UMcDavid14Defense
Ben BernacchiMD Jr Black Bears10UMcDavid32Forward
Max DenneValley Forge Colonials11UAA86Goalie
Daniel StolarzNorth Jersey Avalanche12UAA86Goalie
Tristan ResnickJersey Shore Wildcats12UAA97Forward
Liam DiedrichHaverford Hawks12ULemieux24Forward
Finn EmerickLehigh Valley Phantoms Youth12ULemieux65Defense
Hamza TajkhanjiMercer Chiefs12ULemieux21Forward
Bret KetrowMercer Chiefs12ULemieux77Goalie
Corbin FigarolaPalmyra Black Knights12ULemieux90Forward