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.


10U AA
Ryan Maier (F) – Valley Forge Colonials

10U A
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

10U B
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

12U AA
Avery Keebler (D) – Igloo Jaguars

12U A
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

12U B
Nathan Grice (G) – Valley Forge Colonials
Mason Mariano (G) – Palmyra Black Knights
Lucas Digregorio (F) – Valley Forge Colonials

13U AA
Gavin Pencak (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Mihir Raizada (F) – NJ Stars

14U AA
Ethan Custodio (F) – The St. James
Rylan Pavlesich (F) – Palmyra Black Knights

14U A
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

14U B
Liam Mcginley (F) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms

16U A
Christopher Aichele (G) – Rockets
Zach Buck (F) – Delaware Ducks
John “Jack” Donovan (F) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms

18U A
Johnny Eldridge (F) – Palmyra Black Knights