The AHF announces the Players of the Week for the week ending December 11th, 2022. The Players of the Week is a weekly feature during the 2022-23 season that honors players in all divisions. Only players that are nominated by their respective teams are considered.
Age Level / Division: 10A
Player: John Sikina (G) – Games: 1, Goals Against: 4, Saves: 45
“John was amazing versus the #2 ranked York Devils in the 10U A Gretzky division. He made 45 saves during regulation and then 2 huge saves in the shootout to help his team secure the win. Amazing effort!” said Coach Anthony Gifoli.
Age Level / Division: 10B
Team: Hollydell Hurricanes
Player: Andersen Heller (F) – Games: 1, Goals: 3, Assists: 3
“Andersen showed up and showed off this weekend logging 3 goals and 3 assists to the score sheet. This included an excellent tip-in goal off a shot from our defenseman. His playmaking abilities have been coming along nicely this season. Great job, Andersen!” said Coach Paul Rohanna.
Age Level / Division: 12A
Player: Colton Dreyfus (F) – Games: 1, Goals: 1, Assists: 1
“Colton played his heart out on Sunday. He was asked to play both defense and at center and did a tremendous job both offensively and defensively. Chipped in a goal and an assist, lots of blocked shots, and a very active stick when on defense,” said Coach Patrick Porkka.
Age Level / Division: 12B
Team: Wissahickon Warriors
Player: Luke Salvitti (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 3, Assists: 0
“Luke continues to develop a very strong hockey sense, understanding his role whether with or w/out the puck in either offensive or defensive situations,” said Coach Jay Dougherty.
Age Level / Division: 13AA
Team: Valley Forge Colonials
Player: Elisabeth Schaeffer (D) – Games: 1, Goals: 0, Assists: 0
“Playing against one of the top teams in the league, Liz did very well limiting opponent scoring opportunities. She kept attacking rushers outside of the dots, cleared the front of the net, and made good first passes on breakouts and regroups,” said Coach John Fields.
Age Level / Division: 14A
Team: Haverford Hawks Dinmore
Player: Jack Engblom (F) – Games: 3, Goals: 1, Assists: 1
“Jack returned from a month long injury and scored four goals in our two wins this weekend.,” said Coach Michael Dinmore.
Age Level / Division: 14AA
Team: Delaware Ducks
Player: Sammy Pietropaulo (G) – Games: 1, Goals Against: 0, Saves: 39
“Team was short and tired, Sammy stood on his head for the shutout,” said Coach Nick Blue.
Age Level / Division: 16A
Team: Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Player: Darren Lorch (D) – Games: 1, Goals: 0, Assists: 0
“It’s not always about how many points you put up , but how many you keep off is just as important. Darren has been improving every week and is playing his best hockey of the season,” said Coach Louis Greco.
Age Level / Division: 18A
Team: Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Player: Ian Masel (D) – Games: 2, Goals: 1, Assists: 1
“After playing in the Allstar games on Saturday, Ian showed great effort to help lead his team in a come from behind shoot out against the Royals. He had 1 goal , 1 assist and the game winner in the 5th round of the shootout. His stingy play on defense and puck moving ability to his teammates helped orchestrate they comeback,” said Coach Chris Schache.
Jack Daggett (D) – Lancaster Firebirds
Max Krull (F) – Palmyra Black Knights
Kieran Prozorov (F) – Royals
Cooper Simmons (F) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Michael Prendergast (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Alex Pometun (G) – Haverford Hawks
Katie Sykes (F) – Philadelphia Jr. Flyers
Finn Rittinger (D) – Haverford Hawks
Connor Wingard (D) – Delaware Ducks
Wyatt Dowd (F) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms
David Klus (F) – Royals
Harrison Caldwell (F) – Team Philadelphia
Owen Bertuccio (F) – Metro Militia
Enzo Khan (F) – North Jersey Avalanche
Alex Montgomery (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Anthony Castrovinci (F) – Rockets
Joseph Widmeier (F) – Wissahickon Warriors
Isabella Henry (F) – Capital City Vipers
Quinn Nolan (F) – NJ Stars
Anthony Ciminera (D) – Valley Forge Colonials
Jack Vasquez (G) – Valley Forge Colonials
Blake Flowers (F) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Mason Giuliano (F) – Hollydell Hurricanes
Dominic Gibson (F) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Philip Revzin (F) – NJ Stars
Kayden Wong (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Finlay Kent (F) – Wissahickon Warriors
Lawrence Proulx (F) – Frederick Freeze
Brady Snyder (F) – Frederick Freeze
Samuel Zapotoka (F) – Rockets
Brady Grese (D) – Maryland Jr Black Bears
Gannon Maccari (F) – Delaware Ducks