The AHF announces the Players of the Week for the week ending January 29th, 2023. 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
Team: Palmyra Black Knights Black
Player: Matthew Snyder (G) – Games: 3, Goals Against: 7, Saves: 45
“Matthew played one game in goal and two games as a forward and he was our best player especially at the forward position.” said Coach Steve Hallman.
Age Level / Division: 10AA
Team: Haverford Hawks
Player: Timmy Maxwell (G) – Games: 3, Goals Against: 15, Saves: 111
“Timmy made his 1000th Save of the Year this weekend! He has been amazing all year.” said Coach Nicholas Juisti.
Age Level / Division: 10B
Team: Metro Militia
Player: Jack Farina (F) – Games: 1, Goals: 3, Assists: 2
“Jack had a great game, putting in three goals and moving the puck for two assists. Jack’s hard work and never quit attitude makes him a strong leader on our team.” said Coach Daniel Pieters.
Age Level / Division: 12A
Team: Royals 2010
Player: Brett Nolan (F) – Games: 3, Goals: 3, Assists: 0
“Brett had a great 3 game weekend chipping in 3 goals. He went to the dirty areas and battled with all he had. He was a force in front of the opposing team’s net and in the corners. All in all a great effort from Brett.” said Coach Patrick Porkka.
Age Level / Division: 12AA
Team: Palmyra Black Knights
Player: Braydon Weiler (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 3, Assists: 2
“Bray was a force on the ice this weekend, both putting pucks in the net and setting up his teammates helping us to a 2-0 record. Great work Bray!” said Coach Mark Krull.
Age Level / Division: 12B
Team: Hollydell Hurricanes
Player: Cameron Ridgway (D) – Games: 2, Goals: 2, Assists: 1
“Cam had an amazing weekend with 2 goals and 1 assist. Every time Cam hits the ice he gives it his all and always improves. Overall, he is an amazing player.” said Coach Ben Ansuini.
Age Level / Division: 13AA
Team: RHC U13 AA Black
Player: Dylan Swon(F) – Games: 3, Goals: 5, Assists: 3
“Huge HO win over Avalanche and passed the 100 point mark on the season. Congrats!” said Coach David Ball.
Age Level / Division: 14A
Team: WBS Jr. Knights
Player: Eddie Holst (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 1, Assists: 1
“If there was a category for the team’s most improved player, Eddie would be it. He communicates as well as any player that I have coached, and his attitude influences the team in many ways. He has become a very good player and an even better young man.” said Coach Ryan Sheehan.
Age Level / Division: 14AA
Team: Haverford Hawks
Player: Matt McKay (D) – Games: 2, Goals: 0, Assists: 1
“McKay had a great weekend setting the tempo in both games this weekend. He was either blocking shots, taking the body, or pushing the play each shift on the ice.” said Coach Daniel Donegan.
Age Level / Division: 14B
Team: Grundy Senators
Player: Klim Belko (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 7, Assists: 2
“Klim leaves it all on the ice game after game, gives full effort, and is always looking for ways to get better.” said Coach Dylan DellaVecchio.
Age Level / Division: 15AA
Team: Palmyra Black Knights
Player: Ethan Burkindine (F) – Games: 3, Goals: 4, Assists: 4
“He had points in every game this weekend, 4 goals (including a game winner) and 4 assists in 3 games.” said Coach Swede Farling.
Age Level / Division: 16A
Team: Jaguars Black
Player: Darren Caracchi (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 4, Assists: 5
“Darren was playing a physical aggressive game, scored 4 goals and contributed 5 assists in two league game wins vs. the Blazers and Royals Gold this past weekend.” said Coach Daryl Sporer.
Age Level / Division: 18A
Team: Wissahickon Warriors Red
Player: Sean Ward (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 3, Assists: 1
“Sean was huge for us this weekend in two important wins. He had a big goal for us on Saturday in a close one, followed by 2 goals and an assist (all on the power play) in a win against a very good Blazers team. On top of the scoring, Sean does so much for us that goes unnoticed, especially on the backcheck and in the D-zone.” said Coach Frank Blust.
Ryan Maier (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Dylan Branigan (F) – NJ Sportscare Kings Blue
Alexa Pizzo (F) – Hollydell Hurricanes Red
Nick Murphy (F) – Metro Militia
Keegan Slack (F) – Grundy Senators
Austin Peerson (G) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms 2
Nikolaus Evans (D) – Delaware Ducks Teal
Lukad Vanderveur (D) – Haverford Hawks Wharton
Christian Dandusevski (F) – Jersey Shore Wildcats Black
Sam Dannenfelser (F) – Tomorrow’s Ice North Stars White
Paul Rohanna (D) – Hollydell Hurricanes
Carter Hawley (G) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms Youth
Avery Keebler (D) – Igloo Jaguars
Gino Scala (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Gavin Wilson (D) – Valley Forge Colonials
Nolan Allison (D) – Igloo Jaguars
Breckin Moyer (D) – Palmyra Black Knights
Connor Wilson (F) – NJ Stars Green
Nathan Grice (G) – Valley Forge Colonials
Mason Mariano (G) – Palmyra Black Knights
Lucas Digregorio (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Gavin Pencak (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Mihir Raizada (F) – NJ Stars
Ethan Custodio (F) – The St. James
Rylan Pavlesich (F) – Palmyra Black Knights
Matt Schuster (D) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Levi Edmonson (F) – Southern Maryland Sabres
Stephen Branov (D) – Valley Forge Colonials Gold
Evan Stiltner (F) – Lancaster Firebirds Black
David Flood (D) – Wissahickon Warriors White
Jackson Murphy (D) – Haverford Hawks Dinmore
Liam Dziedzic (F) – Rockets
Liam Mcginley (F) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Christopher Aichele (G) – Rockets
Zach Buck (F) – Delaware Ducks
John “Jack” Donovan (F) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Johnny Eldridge (F) – Palmyra Black Knights