The AHF announces the Players of the Week for the week ending September 25, 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: 8AAA
Team: Lehigh Valley Steel
Player: Ace Lasso (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 6, Assists: 2

“Lots of hustle,” said Coach Zach Jones.

Age Level / Division: 10A
Team: Palmyra Black Knights
Player: Gavin Biegler (D) – Games: 2, Goals: 4, Assists: 0
“Gavin played his best two games of the young season. He looked good at both ends of the ice. He jumped up offensively more than he has and it has increased his confidence. We, the coaching staff challenged him to shut down there best player in game #2 and he did what we asked of him,” said Coach Steve Hallman.

Age Level / Division: 10AA
Team: MYHA
Player: Ethan Miehl (G) – Games: 2, Goals Against: 4, Saves: 4
“Ethan’s a first year squirt who doesn’t fold under pressure. Both games came down to the last two minutes and he came up with one big save after another!” said Coach Rob Littrel.

Age Level / Division: 10B
Team: Hollydell Hurricanes
Player: Andersen Heller (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 2, Assists: 2
“Anderson is a first year ice hockey player who continually shows dramatic improvement. Not only can Anderson score, but he can be patient and make excellent passing decisions. Quite impressive for such a new hockey player,” said Coach Paul Rohanna.

Age Level / Division: 12A
Team: Royals
Player: Luke Cunningham (F) – Games: 3, Goals: 5, Assists: 0
“It’s not just the goals he scored! It’s the attitude he brings to every game! Luke does not get out worked, and he does what is right for his team more than himself! Truly a goalie’s best friend!” said Coach Tom Mitchell.

Age Level / Division: 12AA
Team: Palmyra Black Knights 
Player: Grant Krull (G) – Games: 2, Goals Against: 4, Saves: 63
“Grant helped his team to a 2-0 weekend stopping over 60 shots with a 94% Save Percentage, including all three shots in a Shootout win. Great job Grant!” said Coach Mark Krull.

Age Level / Division: 12B
Team: Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Player: Carter Huber (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 8, Assists: 1
“Carter was a dominant force both offensively and defensively for our team,” said Coach Christian Egan.

Age Level / Division: 13AA
Team: NJ Stars 
Player: Nicholas Diaz (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 2, Assists: 3
“Hard work both ends of the ice, Great team player,” said Coach Frank Inzano.

Age Level / Division: 14A
Team: Igloo Jaguars
Player: Michael Genghini (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 4, Assists: 1
“Michael had a strong offensive performance including the game winner in our first game. In our 2nd game he netted a hat-trick. He played a strong 2-way game all weekend and continues to lead with his actions on the ice,” said Coach Ian Michaelchuck.

Age Level / Division: 14AA 
Team: Palmyra Black Knights 
Player: Chase Skriletz (F) – Games: 3, Goals: 1, Assists: 0
No quote was provided by Nominating Coach Adam Kondraski.

Age Level / Division: 14B
Team: Frederick Freeze 
Player: Deaclan Malseed (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 3, Assists: 2

“Complete 200ft player. Relentless forward,” said Coach Steven Sandler.

Age Level / Division: 15AA
Team: Royals
Player: Ian Goldberg (G) – Games: 2, Goals Against: 4, Saves: 53
No quote was provided by Nominating Coach Vince Prozzillo.

Age Level / Division: 16A
Team: Delaware Ducks
Player: Alex Gaynor (F) – Games: 4, Goalst: 6, Assists: 3
“Alex was on fire this weekend. He recorded 6 goals and 3 assists. Of the goals 2 were SHG and 2 were GWG. He also scored the game winning SO goal in our first game. He was a huge reason our team played so well this weekend,” said Coach Garrett McManus.

Age Level / Division: 16AA
Team: Lehigh Valley Phantoms Black
Player: Jack Nahf (G) – Games: 1, Goals Against: 1, Saves: 40
“Jack put up a huge performance against Team Philadelphia Black making 21 saves in the first period and ultimately only giving up 1 goal on 41 shots for the win,” said Coach Keith Krem.

Age Level / Division: 18A
Team: Wissahickon Warriors Red
Player: Matthew Flynn (F) – Games: 4, Goals: 5, Assists: 7
“Matt had a huge weekend for us in our 4 games. He scored 5 goals and had 7 assists for a 12 point weekend. He scored at least 1G and 1A in all 4 games including a game tying goal in the last 3 minutes and a game winner. He topped it off with a shootout goal,” said Coach Frank Blust.

Age Level / Division: 18AA
Team: Haverford Hawks
Player: Andrew Knight (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 3, Assists: 3
“6 points in the 9/25 game vs the NJ Rockets,” said Coach Gaets Juliano.


10U AA
Rory Ellis (D) – Valley Forge Colonials
Garrett Voeckler (F) – Palmyra Black Knights
Zachary Schehr (F) – NJ Stars

10U A
Mason Palmer (F) – Philadelphia Blazers
Landyn Ford (D) – Hollydell Hurricanes
Luca Fracchiola (D) – Metro Militia
Jacob Nack (F) – Royals Gianni Melfi (D) – Royals
Elliot Spero (F) – MYHA
Lucas Barnes (F) – Capital City Vipers
Austin Hake (F) – York Devils
Jaden Feeney (F) – Igloo Jaguars
Hunter Loughin (F) – Valley Forge Colonials

10U B
Evan Paluszek (F) – Haverford Hawks
Emily Bieryla (D) – Wissahickon Warriors
Owen Garger (F) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Jason Wall (F) – Igloo Jaguars
John Etchinson (D) – Southern Maryland Sabres

12U AA
Cameron Augustoni (F) – North Jersey Avalanche

12U A
Sean Ellis (D) – Grundy Senators
Alex Montgomery (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Ben Seon (F) – Igloo Jaguars
Austin McKain (F) – Palmyra Black Knights
Mason Wicinski (F) – NJ Stars
Anders Sontag (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Christian Kang (F) – Rockets
Austin Peake (F) – Wissahickon Warriors
Tyler Kochanowski (F) – NJ Stars
Leo Tang (F) – NJ Bandits
Bennett Warman (F) – Wissahickon Warriors
Shane Flemming (F) – York Devils

12U B
Jonathan Salemno Jr. (F) – Royals
Nathan Marsico (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Hayden Taddei (F) – Wissahickon Warriors
Max Marino (D) – Valley Forge Colonials

13U AA
Dempsey Lewullis (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Roman Tkach (F) – Royals

14U A
Bradley Deibler (F) – Lancaster Firebirds
Harrison Kool (G) – Haverford Hawks
Brody Phillips (F) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Eric Metzler (G) – MYHA
Cody Sutcliffe (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Beckett Dickson (D) – Maryland Jr. Black Bears
Erik Mitchell (F) – Hollydell Hurricanes
Gavin Schatt (F) – York Devils
Jean-Paul Domingue (G) – North Jersey Avalanche
Isaaq Shakir-Trush (F) – NJ Stars

14U B
Jacob Lang (G) – MYHA

16U AA
James Makibbin (F) – York Devils
Noah Slusser (F) – WBS Knights

16U A
Antonio Conte (F) – Rockets Hockey
Trevor Knoblach (G) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Michael Amadio (F) – Southern Maryland Sabres
Oliver Kowal (F) – Lancaster Firebirds
Patrick Callahan (D) – Valley Forge Colonials
LT Farley (D) – Frederick Freeze
Madison Kata (G) – North Jersey Avalanche
Deacon Beiderman (G) – Maryland Jr Black Bears
Shaun Hulton (F) – Frederick Freeze
Max Stone (G) – Hollydell hurricanes
Lukas Gold (F) – MYHA

18U AA
Liam Murphy (F) – Sportscare Kings

18U A
Bam Smith (F) – York Devils
Trent Keenan (F) – Delaware Ducks
Evan Thacker (D) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Danny McColgan (F) – Philadelphia Blazers
Zachary Taylor (F) – NJ Bandits
Adam Moskal (F) – NJ Bandits
Caleb Dinsdale (G) – Palmyra Black Knights

Full Ice Mites AAA
Julianna Gessner (F) – Mercer Arrows
John Taliercio (D) – North Jersey Blizzard