The THF announces the Players of the Week for the week ending January 29th, 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: NY Aviators

Player: Rocco Sampogna (F) – Games: 3, Goals: 9, Assists: 2

“Dominant with the puck!” said Coach James Karp. 

Age Level / Division: 12U

Team: NJ Rockets

Player: Marcus Cassidy (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 4, Assists: 2

“Marcus has worked hard all season and was rewarded with a very strong offensive and defensive game!” said Coach Wes Dorey. 

Age Level / Division: 13U

Team: Woodbridge Wolfpack 

Player: James Lynott (D) – Games: 2, Goals: 1, Assists: 1

“James has continued to put up points all season for the Wolfpack and is currently the highest scoring defenseman at 14U Minor. James has worked hard off and on the ice all season long.” said Coach Jeff Angert. 

Age Level / Division: 14U

Team: Team Maryland

Player: R.J. Radtke (D) – Games: 4, Goals: 1, Assists: 3

“RJ had a strong weekend for us in Tampa Bay for the Elite Prospects Cup Series scoring once and adding 3 assists, for a point-a-game for the weekend. RJ was very strong in his puck retrievals, board battles, and controlling the play in the large amount of minutes that he plays.” said Coach Shawn Grant. 

Age Level / Division: 15U

Team: Rockets Hockey Club Elite

Player: Hunter Mabee (F) – Games: 2, Goals: 4, Assists: 3

“Hunter was dominant in the offensive zone!” said Coach Daniel Kennedy. 

Age Level / Division: 16U

Team: Mercer Chiefs Elite

Player: Kyle Pechalski (F) – Games: 4, Goals: 1, Assists: 3

“Kyle was instrumental in our 4-2 win over the Rockets this weekend, notching a hat trick while also helping kill off some important penalties late in the game.” said Coach Dan Pressl. 

Age Level / Division: 18U

Team: Esmark Stars U18 AAA

Player: Ian Norkevicus (D) – Games: 5, Goals: 2, Assists: 6

“Ian was a force in our Florida Tournament. Eight points was only the tip of the iceberg to his game.” said Coach Dave Kosick. 


Sam Thorpe (F) – Rockets
Thomas Fox (G) – Mercer Chiefs

Anthony Brereton (D) – Rockets
Kyle Mclauglin (G) – Esmark Stars
Tyler Haley (G) – Esmark Stars

Callahan Schultz (G) – Mercer Chiefs