Here are your Tier 1 Hockey Federation Players of the Week and Peak Performer ending December 10th, 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.

9U Division:

  • Nominating Coach: Alex Beatrice
  • Team: Jersey Mustangs Elite
  • Player’s Name: Alexander Beatrice IV
  • Jersey Number: 19
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Zander’s compete level was on display all weekend. He scored big goals, won important faceoffs, and was just as effective in the defensive zone.

11U Division:

  • Nominating Coach: Alex Ufberg
  • Team: Revolution Elite
  • Player’s Name: Daniel Dvorkin
  • Jersey Number: 5
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Danny led his team to a 5 and O record this weekend at Hershey, contributing both in terms of goal-scoring and playmaking. He recorded 13 goals and 3 assists.

12U Division:

  • Nominating Coach: Matt Doyle
  • Team: Palmyra Black Knights
  • Player’s Name: Cameron Kertulis
  • Jersey Number: 25
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Cam had a breakout weekend, and he is trending up late in the season. Collecting 5 points in 3 games, the timing of his points and his style of play drove the team to victory.

13U Division:

  • Nominating Coach: Julie Lenz
  • Team: NY Arrows
  • Player’s Name: Brendan Mitnick
  • Jersey Number: 41
  • Position: Goalie
  • Quote: Due to personal issues, Brendan had to tackle the daunting task of 5 games this weekend. He played with confidence and stamina. Allowing 14 goals in 5 games while making 140 saves! This season has been a breakout season for Brendan “the mouth” Mitnick!

14U Division:

  • Nominating Coaches: Vincent Caruso & Frank Inzano
  • Team: Mercer Chiefs
  • Player’s Name: Nicholas Diaz
  • Jersey Number: 13
  • Position: Wing
  • Quote: Nick helped power our team to a loss-free, 3-0-1 record, at this past weekend’s showcase. He exemplifies the phase ‘hard working,’ and on a regular basis, Nick provides much more for the team than goals and assists.

15U Division:

  • Nominating Coach: Vincent Cacciatore
  • Team: NY Arrows
  • Player’s Name: Jackson Jazsczak
  • Jersey Number: 15
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Jackson is one of the most coachable kids on the team. He embraces the PK role big time and was our hardest working guy all weekend.

18U Division:

  • Nominating Coach: Darius Radziszewski
  • Team: NJ 87s
  • Player’s Name: Eddie Kienzle
  • Jersey Number: 19
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Eddie registered 3 goals and 5 assists in 4 games this past weekend, including a game-tying goal against the PAL Jr. Islanders with 51 seconds remaining in the 3rd period.

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

Ashton KutsakRed Bank Generals9U8Forward
Ayman FlowersWoodbridge Wolfpack9U25Forward
Joey BoscainoRockets9U86Forward
Anthony CosenzaNY Arrows9U19Forward
Jakub SiekPAL Jr Islanders12U9Forward
Martin MrvosTeam Maryland12U38Goalie
Grayden PowellPalmyra Black Knights13U88Forward
Justin MadisonRockets13U29Goalie
Filippas PliastosIndiana Elite16U91Forward
Nathan AlvesIndiana Elite18U2Defense
Angeo BassonColorado Springs Tigers18U1Goalie
Brendan CarberryAmerican Hockey Academy18U74Goalie