The AHF announces the Players of the Week for the week ending October 23, 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: Nate Bryan (F) – Games: 3, Goals: 3, Assists: 2
“Good hustle,” said Coach Zach Jones.
Age Level / Division: 10A
Team: Royals White
Player: Brendan Campanelli (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 4, Assists: 0
“Brendan has been a consistent threat on offense and was rewarded with 4 goals this weekend. Saturday’s game Brendan scored on a “hustle play” late in the game and Sunday he broke the tie mid-way through the second period by scoring the game winner. He later completed the hat trick hunting down rebounds in front of the net and scoring,” said Coach ShawnMcMullen.
Age Level / Division: 10AA
Team: PAL Blue Knights
Player: Nicholas Oppedisano (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 3, Assists: 3
“Nicholas was instrumental in both of our wins this weekend. Not only with his offense but also with his backchecking and D zone play,” said Coach Tom Mirabile.
Age Level / Division: 10B
Team: Igloo Jaguars
Player: Jason Wall (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 4, Assists: 2
“It’s official…The Jags are on FIRE!! Back-to-Back wins this weekend makes it 8 in a row. The Jags are lighting the lamp on a consistent basis, and Jason Wall led the team in scoring this weekend with 6 points, 4 goals (1 GWG & 1 PPG), and 2 assists (1 PPA). Possession has been critical to the team’s success, where Jason also contributed by dominating the faceoff circle all weekend, winning 75% of his draws.” said Coach Garry Wall.
Age Level / Division: 12A
Team: Wissahickon Warriors White
Player: Gabe Melillo (F) – Games: 3, Goals: 4, Assists: 4
“It was a breakout weekend for Gabe, great efforts and both ends of the ice,” said Coach Ross Cowan.
Age Level / Division: 12AA
Team: Palmyra Black Knights
Player: Cameron Kocuba (D) – Games: 3, Goals: 1, Assists: 0
“Great play from Cam in front of his net and making the right reads when playing the blue line. Great weekend for Cam including his first goal of the season!” said Coach Mark Krull.
Age Level / Division: 12B
Team: Hollydell Hurricanes
Player: Cadien Saccomanno (F) – Games: 1, Goals: 4, Assists: 1
“Cadien is a first year Hurricane, and has only been on the ice a few months. Cadien takes direction well which we’ll help him succeed. He had an amazing game with 4 goals and 1 assist!!” said Coach Ben Ansuini.
Age Level / Division: 13AA
Team: Valley Forge colonials
Player: Cooper Kanze (F) – Games: 1, Goals: 1, Assists: 1
“Killed a 1:30 5 on 3. Was involved in both of our goals. Showed great effort,” said Coach John Fields.
Age Level / Division: 14A
Team: WBS Jr. Knights
Player: Brady Harmon (F) – Games: 4, Goals: 4, Assists: 4
“Brady continues to lead through his example. His four goals guided the Jr. Knights to a 3-1 weekend and his 4 assists demonstrates his ability to make those around him better,” said Coach Ryan Sheehan.
Age Level / Division: 14AA
Team: North Jersey Avalanche
Player: Peyton Murphy (F) – Games: 1, Goals: 3, Assists: 1
“Murphy’s hat trick and 4 point game helped lead the Avs to a 4-2 win vs. Rockets Hockey Club Black Saturday afternoon!” said Coach Tom Natoli.
Age Level / Division: 14B
Team: Frederick Freeze
Player: Vincent Shrader (G) – Games: 2, Goals Against: 0, Saves: 16
“Vinny weekend ended with 2 shutouts, thus lowering his GAA to 1.69,” said Coach Steven Sandler.
Age Level / Division: 15AA
Team: NJ Bandits
Player: Collin Higgins (F) – Games: 3, Goals: 2, Assists: 5
“We won all three games this weekend and Collin played a huge role in our success,” said Coach Keith Nixon.
Age Level / Division: 16A
Team: Frederick Freeze
Player: Eli Corridon Crum (F) – Games: 1, Goals: 4, Assists: 1
“Eli is an exemplary Team Captain. He led his team with four goals and an assist in the team’s game this week. This was especially noteworthy as he had limited practice time during the preparation week as he was coming off an injury,” said Coach David Soifer.
Age Level / Division: 16AA
Team: York Devils
Player: Alex Maguire (F) – Games: 3, Goals Against: 3, Saves: 0
“Alex had a hat trick including the GWG that helped the team win this weekend,” said Coach Joe Jaskot.
Age Level / Division: 18A
Team: Wissahickon Warriors Red
Player: Pat Stelacio (F) – Games: 1, Goals: 2, Assists: 1
“In one of our toughest matchups of the season, Pat stepped up and led us to a win. With 2G and 1A, his 3 points paired with his defensive performance helped us to a big win,” said Coach Frank Blust.
Emmett Kolb (G) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Mason Clentimack (D) – Palmyra Black Knights
Gary Trabuscio (F) – Metro Militia
Sam Ingram (G) – Hollydell Hurricanes
Austin Ringer (F) – Palmyra Black Knights
Zack Fagan (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Abby Wharton (G) – Haverford Hawks
Andrew Forsyth (F) – Royals
Ryan Delucca (F) – Wissahickon Warriors
Ryan Bower (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Ryker Rummelhoff (D) – Southern Maryland Sabres
Aalekh Kamdar (G) – Ashburn Xtreme
Karl Wszeborowski (F) – Metro Militia
Carson Aller (D) – Palmyra Black Knights
Mitchell Minevich (F) – NJ Stars
Chase Mularkey (F) – Delaware Ducks
Stephen Evans (F) – Delaware Ducks
Joseph Flemming (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Max Marino (D) – Valley Forge Colonials
Michael Sudia (F) – NJ Stars
Lennon Hudock (G) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Francis Keffer (F) – Haverford Hawks
Lars Olson (F) – Maryland Jr. Black Bears
Michael Ferrara (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Erik Mitchell (F) – Hollydell Hurricanes
Gabe Sobol (F) – Hollydell Hurricanes
Liam Smith (F) – York Devils
Talon Vernacchio (F) – Haverford Hawks
Jean-Paul Dominguez (G) – North Jersey Avalanche
Jon Dilliplane (G) – Grundy Senators
Kevin Yu (G) – MYHA
Alex Nguyen (F) – Southern Maryland Sabres
Isaac Russ (G) – MYHA
Aidan Mammolitti (F) – NJ Rockets
Julian Brennan (F) – Royals
Nicholas Rubinstein (F) – Ashburn Xtreme
Andrew Stein (F) – Lancaster Firebirds
Flint Kodak (F) – Maryland Jr Black Bears
Brett Rudinsky (F) – Valley Forge Colonials
Matthew Rojao (G) – Delaware Ducks
Slater Sander (F) – WBS Jr Knights
Wade Kurpinski (F) – Valley Forge Colonials