The AHF announces the Players of the Week for the week ending October 2, 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: North Jersey Blizzard
Player: Declan Curley (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 4, Assists: 0
“Breakout weekend for Declan offensively while continuing to be one of the hardest workers on the team,” said Coach Scott Levine.
Age Level / Division: 10A
Team: PAL Sound Tigers
Player: Liam Mijares (F) – Games: 1, Goals: 4, Assists: 2
“After missing nearly 3 months of activity during the offseason due to injury, Liam came back to action in only his third game of the young season with 4 goals and 2 assists. Hes shown a quicker first step and his more direct approaches to the puck have led to better and more sustainable puck possession,” said Coach Jeremy Yan.
Age Level / Division: 10AA
Team: NJ Stars Black
Player: Ibrahim Mohamed (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 3, Assists: 0
“He brings 100% every game. He isn’t the biggest kid but plays hard every game,” said Coach Greg Schehr.
Age Level / Division: 10B
Team: Igloo Jaguars
Player: Beckett Horninr (G) – Games: 2, Goals Against: 2, 1 Shutout
“Beckett Horning backstopped the Jags to back-to-back wins this week, bringing their record to 7-5. Beckett earned a shutout in the fist of two games, and allowed just 2 goals, in a 8-2 victory, in game #2. Although it’s just his first season in ice hockey, his years of goaltending experience in Dek hockey has proven valuable,” said Coach Garry Wall.
Age Level / Division: 12A
Team: Valley Forge Colonials Gold
Player: Tommy Settefrati (F) – Games: 1, Goals: 5, Assists: 0
“Tommy’s hard work in practice is paying off and contributes to 5 goals,” said Coach Chad Barron.
Age Level / Division: 12AA
Team: North Jersey Avalanchs
Player: Aiden Puzio (F) – Games: 1, Goals: 1, Assists: 1
“Great two way game against the Rye Rangers with the GWG in the 3rd period!” said Coach Bob Jaffe.
Age Level / Division: 12B
Team: Delaware Ducks Black
Player: Robert (Bobby) Carroll (F) – Games: 1, Goals: 3, Assists: 0
“Bobby had a hat trick all goals scored were equalizers that helped the ducks beat palmyra 5-4 in a shootout,” said Coach Colin Stead.
Age Level / Division: 13AA
Team: Valley Forge Colonials
Player: Cooper Venezia (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 3, Assists: 1
“Played with an emphasis on getting to the dirty areas and got us some rebound goals through hard work and effort. Moved the puck well all weekend and got pucks out of our zone,” said Coach John Fields.
Age Level / Division: 14AA
Team: York Devils
Player: Stephen Davis (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 2, Assists: 4
No quote was provided by Nominating Coach Matthew Gue.
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: Palmyra Black Knights
Player: Nathan Pedersen (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 2, Assists: 1
“Played excellent on both ends of the ice. Scored 2 goals (one Short handed) and added an assist!” said Coach Swede Farling.
Age Level / Division: 16A
Team: Philadelphia Blazers
Player: Colin Thurnau (G) – Games: 1
“On Sunday, Colin was on fire. The Philadelphia Blazers 16A team faced a New Jersey Wildcat AA team, which was peppering Colin with shots, 55 in total. Colin stopped them all, with an amazing performance.,” said Jason DeAngelo.
Age Level / Division: 16AA
Team: York Devils
Player: Owen Wilkinson (F) – Games: 3, Goals: 3, Assists: 0
“Owen had a hat trick on Sunday and showed great leadership qualities during an up and down weekend,” said Coach Joe Jaskot.
Age Level / Division: 18A
Team: Wissahickon Warriors Red
Player: Ryan Jasudowich (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 2, Assists: 2
“Ryan is a shutdown defenseman for us and was a big part of the reason we only let up 1 goal all weekend. In the offensive end, he also contributed 2 Goals and 2 Assists for a 4 point weekend to go along with 2 wins,” said Coach Frank Blust.
Age Level / Division: 18AA
Team: Ashburn Xtreme
Player: John Ryan (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 3, Assists: 4
“Had a great weekend,” said Coach Gary Pouliot.
Katharine Domenico (D) – Igloo Jaguars
Gavin Ridgway (D) – Hollydell Hurricanes
Colby Doody (F) – Hollydell Hurricanes
Brayden Pichaj (F) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Mason Kanuck (D) – Lancaster Firebirds
Max Denne (G) – Valley Forge Colonials
Matthew Ober (F) – Palmyra Black Knights
Peter Coyle (G) – Royals
Todd Wengert (D) – Philadelphia Blazers
Jaden Feeney (F) – Igloo Jaguars
Lucas Barnes (D) – Capital City Vipers
KJ Kelly (F) – Haverford Hawks
Called Chapman (F) – Delaware Ducks Black
Ruby Leno (G) – Philadelphia Jr. Flyers
Nate Hicks-Cree (D) – Hollydell Hurricanes
Christopher Mascia (F) – Wissahickon Warriors
Landon Heaps (F) – Tomorrow’s Ice North Stars
Landon Myers (D) – York Devils
Jude Terzella (F) – Royals Gold
Jack Connors (G) – North Jersey Avalanche
Tyler Thir (F) – Southern Maryland Sabres
Karl Wszeborowski (F) – Metro Militia
Simone Good (F) – Frederick Freeze
Gino Scala (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Spencer Elling (F) – MYHA LA
Logan Mitchell (G) – Royals
Dan Snyder (D) – Grundy Senators
Ashton Holley (F) – Capital City Vipers
Sal Arellano (G) – Igloo Jaguars
Claudia Bui (D) – Hollydell Hurricanes
Lane Siegel (F) – Wissahickon Warriors White
Carter Huber (F) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Ella Baker (G) – Royals Grey
Jimmy Burkhardt (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Lucas Katchir (D) – Valley Forge Colonials
Koby Zimmerman (F) – Palmyra Black Knights
Jayden Shavney (F) – Team Philadelphia
Patrick Fergus (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Charles Simon (F) – North Jersey Avalanche Gold
Cam Pietrowski (F) – York Devils
Olof Hunnius (F) – The St James White
Hunter Robb (F) – Wissahickon Warriors White
Michael Cascella (F) – Igloo Jaguars
Erik Mitchell (F) – Hollydell Hurricanes
Roman Villegas (F) – MYHA
Ethan Liu (D) – MYHA
Bruno Striet (G) – Valley Forge Colonials
Tim Williams (F) – Maryland Junior Black Bears
Jack Wanshop (F) – Lancaster Firebirds Black
Blake D’Italia (F) – Delaware Ducks
Nicholas Moniz (F) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms