The THF announces the Players of the Week for the week ending January 8th, 2023. 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: 10U

Team: Revolution Elite 10U Major 12

Player: Daniel Dvorkin  (F) – Games: 5, Goals: 10, Assists: 6

Age Level / Division: 11U

Team: Team Maryland

Player: Martin Mrvos (G) – Games: 1, Goals Against: 3

“Martin made amazing saves from odd man rushes to backdoor plays to keep us in the game. He shut the door when we needed it in the shootout to give us a chance to get the win,” said Coach Ray Kizzie.

Age Level / Division: 12U

Team: Esmark Stars 

Player: Asan Abdygulov (F) – Games: 5, Goals: 9, Assists: 5

“Asan helped lead his team to their 4th championship banner this weekend while scoring 9 goals and five assists in six games. Great weekend Asan!” said Coach Nate Nehnevajsa. 

Age Level / Division: 15U

Team: Team Maryland 

Player: Derek Tripp (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 2, Assists: 1

“In the weekend series vs Esmark, Derek scored the game winning goal in a 1-0 win and had one goal and one assist in a 3-1 win. He has seven goals in his last six games,” said Coach Mike Donnellan.

Age Level / Division: 16U

Team: Jersey Hitmen 

Player: Matt Hughes (F) – Games: 3, Goals: 2, Assists: 2

“Coming off of an injury, Matt Hughes had four points in his first THF games this weekend as the 16U Hitmen went 3-0 in THF play. Matt Hughes has two goals and two assists and will be counted on to continue his point production,” said Coach Anthony Yelovich.

Age Level / Division: 18U

Team: Esmark Stars U18 AAA

Player: Nikita Volski (G) – Games: 3, Goals Against: 4

“Volski appeared in three games for Esmark’s U18 squad, starting two and making a relief appearance in the third game, recording a pair of wins in goal for both of his starts. His play was stellar in both victories. Overall he stopped 63 of 67 shots he faced in a little over two and a half games,” said Coach Dave Kosick.


Ethan Miller (D) – Wolfpack Hockey Club

Tobin Garrett (F) – Wolfpack Hockey Club
Aaron Keay (D) – Jersey Hitmen
Michael Monda (F) – Jersey Hitmen

Ayden Whiting (F) – Wasatch Renegades

Sam Gero (F) – Jersey Hitmen
Hunter Mabee (F) – Rockets
Raymond Obolsky (F) – Wolfpack Hockey Club
Roman Leonardi (G) – Wolfpack Hockey Club

Jake Rossi (G) – Philadelphia Revolution
Jake Stepp (D) – Philadelphia Revolution
Vladimir Zakharov (F) – Wasatch Renegades

Stephen Chen (G) – Mercer Chiefs