The THF announces the Players of the Week for the week ending November 13, 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: 9U
Team: Wolfpack Hockey Club
Player: Vincent Labarbera (D) – Games: 2, Goals: 2, Assists: 2

“Vincent is a rock in the defensive side of the puck. Defending in our own zone with the tenacity to never give up. He turns defense into offense with the best of them. Vincent had a few beautiful assists this weekend that are so much more important as a defender,” said Coach Mark Lotito.

Age Level / Division: 10U
Team: PAL Jr Islanders
Player: Aiden Marchese (F) – Games: 3, Goals: 5, Assists: 3

“Aiden had a great weekend with 5 goals and 3 assists. Aiden was the beneficiary of some nice passes and as always was very unselfish and reciprocated those passes to his teammates,” said Coach Bobby Weston.

Age Level / Division: 11U
Team: Wolfpack Hockey Club
Player: Jonah Scott (D) – Games: 3, Goals: 0, Assists: 3

“Jonah has been a rock on the backend this season, and proved it again with a big non league win over the gulls,” said Coach Donny Kane.

Age Level / Division: 12U
Team: NY Aviators
Player: Shawn Gertler (F) – Games: 4, Goals: 3, Assists: 5

“This kid works his tail off and is starting to develop some really good habits to bring his game to the next level. In four games he put up 3 goals and 5 assists, averaging 2 points per game,” said Coach Vincent Cacciatore.

Age Level / Division: 14U
Team: PAL Jr Islanders
Player: Danny Lee (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 3, Assists: 2

“Danny was a workhorse in PAL’s 2 game sweep of Mercer Chiefs Premier . He had 3 goals and 2 assists,” said Coach Mark Dubeau.

Age Level / Division: 15U
Team: Atlantic Coast Academy
Player: Istvan Szunyogh (G) – Games: 2, Goals Against: 1, Saves: 66

“Played great in two games this weekend with one shutout,” said Coach Josh Rabbani.

Age Level / Division: 16U
Team: Jersey Hitmen
Player: Kirill Evstigneev (F) – Games: 3, Goals: 3, Assists: 1

“In 3 THF games, Kirill Evstigneev scored 3 goals and had 1 assist as the Hitmen went 2-1 in league play. The Crafty winger has added to his point total, in 36 games played he has 15 goals, 18 assists for 33 points and is plus 8 on the year,” said Coach Anthony Yelovich.

Age Level / Division: 18U
Team: Team Maryland
Player: Iain Mirilovich (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 3, Assists: 3

“Iain scored 3 goals and added 3 assists in helping Team Maryland sweep a weekend set of home games against Flyers Elite. Team Maryland won Saturday by a score of 8-4 when Mirilovich netted a hat trick and added an assist. He added 2 helpers in the 6-0 win Sunday while creating additional offensive opportunities for Team Maryland.,” said Coach Tony MacAulay.


Kevin Qian (F) – Jersey Hitmen

Mark Morav (D) – Revolution Elite
Alexandros Kapelonis (D) – NY Aviators

Liam Vanderbeek (G) – PAL Jr Islanders

Patrick Chahine (D) – Hartford Jr Wolfpack
Kacper Lesiak (F) – Wolfpack Hockey
CJ Young (G) – Philadelphia Flyers Elite
Robert Dekleine (F) – NJ Rockets
Connor Kazmierczak (D) – Jersey Hitmen

Brendon Eigner (D) – New Jersey Jets
Nathaniel Pitman (G) – PAL Jr Islanders
Greyson Quinn (F) – Revolution Elite
AJ Choy (G) – NY Aviators
James Rhillinger (D) – Team Maryland

Dante Mangarelli (D) – NJ Jets

Brandon Adams (D) – Mercer Chiefs
Tommy Togno (F) – NJ Jets
Jack Freiser (F) – Atlantic Coast Academy

Alex Insana (G) – NJ 87’s
Owen Gulka (D) – NJ 87’s