Here are your Tier 1 Hockey Federation Players of the Week and Peak Performer ending February 11th, 2024. 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.

9U Division: Nominating Coach: Roy Scott

  • Team: Woodbridge Wolfpack
  • Player’s Name: Ace VanDenhueval
  • Jersey Number: 39
  • Position: Forward
  • Ace does the things that might not show up on the scoresheet, like backchecking, forechecking, and loose puck battles, but these attributes win hockey games, and make Ace an amazing team player.

13U Division: Nominating Coach: Vincent Tuzzalo

  • Team: NYC Hockey Club
  • Player’s Name: David Turkowitz
  • Jersey Number: 33
  • Position: Forward
  • David played exceptional at both ends of the ice.

14U Division: Nominating Coach: Ron Leef

  • Team: Tri State Spartans
  • Player’s Name: Nolan Vaught
  • Jersey Number: 19
  • Position: Defense
  • Nolan stepped up on defense this week. He pinched at the right time and stood the forwards up. Really competed to try and help us win. I was very happy with his efforts!

15U Division: Nominating Coach: Patrick Fung

  • Team: PAL Jr Islanders
  • Player’s Name: Justin Marino
  • Jersey Number: 6
  • Position: Defense
  • Justin made a successful return to play after being out since October. Justin has endured mentally and physically, working extremely hard over the last few months after not being sure he would be allowed to play again. He impressed all and made a splash returning to the lineup, scoring a goal in his second shift.

18U Division: Nominating Coach: Darius Radziszewski

  • Team: NJ 87s HC
  • Player’s Name: Josh Faiella
  • Jersey Number: 2
  • Position: Defense
  • Josh had 2 of the team’s 4 goals this past weekend as the 87’s completed a pair of matching 2-1 wins against Atlantic Coast Academy in a set of non-league games.

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

Mathias SilabanRocky Mountain RoughRiders15U21Forward
Albert AlcenicPremier TI Selects18U37Goalie