Here are your Tier 1 Hockey Federation Players of the Week and Peak Performer ending December 3rd, 2023. This weekly feature, running throughout the 2023-24 season, pays tribute to outstanding players across all divisions. Our honorees are selected from player nominations submitted by their respective coaches. You can now commemorate their achievements with customizable Player of the Week merchandise available in the league store.

10U Division: Nominating Coach: Nick Sedelnikov

  • Team: NY Arrows
  • Player’s Name: Roman Ilyich
  • Jersey Number: 11
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Second game against Mercer Chiefs he had a Hat trick

11U Division: Nominating Coach: Josh Laber

  • Team: CP Dynamo
  • Player’s Name: Charlie Mehling
  • Jersey Number: 4
  • Position: Center
  • Quote: Our Entire Team contributed to 2 wins this weekend, Charlie exhibited determination and paced the team with 2 of the 3 shorthanded goals that the team scored.

12U Division: Nominating Coach: Matt O’Shaughnessy

  • Team: NY Arrows
  • Player’s Name: Leon Pivovarov
  • Jersey Number: 87
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Leon not only had 5 goals in 2 games, including a 4-goal performance in a win over Red Bank. But he also was responsible all over the ice, causing neutral zone turnovers while also being a factor in the defensive zone.

14U Division: Nominating Coach: Chris Joseph

  • Team: NY Arrows
  • Player’s Name: John DiPaolo
  • Jersey Number: 13
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: 3 goals, 4 assists in 3 games played including 2 game-winning goals.

15U Division: Nominating Coach: Mike Mattison

  • Team: Palmyra Black Knights
  • Player’s Name: Trevor Hill
  • Jersey Number: 91
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Hat Trick Sunday

16U Division: Nominating Coach: Eric Conway

  • Team: Westchester Express
  • Player’s Name: JJ Eoanidis
  • Jersey Number: 71
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: The 6’2 power forward collected a goal and four assists in an 8-2 victory over CP Dynamo Saturday. He also added a big assist on Sunday, keeping a puck in at the blue line that led to the tying goal in a 3-2 come-from-behind win.

18U Division: Nominating Coach: Kevin Holmstrom

  • Team: Colorado Springs Tigers
  • Player’s Name: Jacob Wenner
  • Jersey Number: 25
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Jacob posted 4 goals and 5 assists for 9 points in four THF games, helping pace the team to four wins on the weekend. Wenner serves as a team captain and continues to lead with his smooth skating and two hundred foot game.

Honorable Mentions
All players nominated by a coach receive an Honorable Mention

Zachery AmsellemRockets Hockey11U77Goalie
Benjamin PitmanPal Jr Islanders11U88Forward
Hunter FerraroWoodbridge Wolfpack12U10Center
Nathan SobelNY Arrows14U34Forward
Samiel Suren-PizarroRockets Hockey14U3Forward
Ryan MacDonaldTri State Spartans14U17Defense
Nolan VaughtTri State Spartans14U19Defense
Alec OzderJersey Hitmen14U1Goalie
Christian ShermanNew Jersey Jets15U9Forward
Brendan DaltonNY Arrows16U9Forward
Charlie TurnerColorado Springs Tigers18U12Forward
Ethan WintersRose City Pats18U75Forward