Here are your Tier 1 Hockey Federation Players of the Week and Peak Performer ending October 15th, 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: Will Bodine

  • Team: NY Arrows
  • Player’s Name: Liam Bodine
  • Jersey Number: 28
  • Position: Forward
  • “Liam not only netted the GWG this weekend but followed it up with 2 more goals and a plus minus of +4. Liam has been trending up in the league stats as well as his roles and responsibilities on the team. We are excited to continue to watch him develop in the THF.”

10U Division: Nominating Coach: Joseph Taglia

  • Team: PAL Jr Islanders
  • Player’s Name: Avery Yu
  • Jersey Number: 11
  • Position: Forward
  • “Avery was a beast on the ice and carried his team to a win with 3 goals scored, including the OT game winner. He exemplified a great teammate, working on defense and finishing on the offensive end.”

11U Division: Nominating Coach: Alex Ufberg

  • Team: Revolution Elite
  • Player’s Name: Justice Kuba
  • Jersey Number: 44
  • Position: Defense
  • “J.J. Kuba demonstrated exceptional skills, both offensively and defensively, making significant contributions to his team’s success this past weekend. His ability to read the game, make quick decisions, and having strong defensive instincts have played a crucial role in helping his team win games throughout the season. J.J. blocks shots, breaks up odd man rushes, wins defensive battles, and gets his team out of trouble on many occasions. In addition to his always solid defensive game, J.J. contributed 3 goals and 4 assists this past weekend.”

12U Division: Nominating Coach: Dave Ehrlich

  • Team: PAL Jr Islanders
  • Player’s Name: Sean Johnson
  • Jersey Number: 27
  • Position: Wing
  • “Sean displayed his talent in every game this weekend. His work in all 3 zones was superb, and he helped the Jr Islanders to 3 wins!”

14U Division: Nominating Coach: Ronnie Raykin

  • Team: NJ Rockets
  • Player’s Name: Arseni Postuk
  • Jersey Number: 18
  • Position: Forward
  • “Fought hard all weekend!”

15U Division: Nominating Coach: Adam Mitchell

  • Team: New Jersey Jets
  • Player’s Name: Brandon Eigner
  • Jersey Number: 5
  • Position: Defense
  • “Brandon provided clutch scoring and strong defensive play for a 3-1 weekend in Pittsburgh.”

16U Division: Nominating Coach: Michael Smith

  • Team: Jersey Hitmen
  • Player’s Name: Matthew Shpungin
  • Jersey Number: 11
  • Position: Forward
  • “With his 6 goals & 4 assists, Matthew really stepped his play up in leading the team to a 4-0 weekend at the E9 Prep Showcase in Rockland, MA.”

18U Division: Nominating Coach: Darius Radziszewski

  • Team: NJ 87s HC
  • Player’s Name: Sam Iannella
  • Jersey Number: 12
  • Position: Forward
  • “Sam tallied an assist on the game-sealing shorthanded goal late Saturday night in a 3-1 win over the Westchester Express and added two goals en route to a big comeback win on Sunday against the Connecticut Chiefs during the THF Game of the Week.”

Honorable Mentions

Owen GoudieCP Dynamo9U63Defense
Weston FlorekPalmyra Black knights10U3Forward
Roman IlyaichNY Arrows10U11Center
Seth JonesPittsburgh Predators11U94Forward
Patrick WalkerNJ Rockets11U5Forward
Landon Umba-NeuwingerHartford Jr Wolfpack12U3Forward
Jack HughesWoodbridge Wolfpack12U86Goalie
Cole TrippiNY Arrows12U18Center
New Jersey JetsNew Jersey Jets12U00Forward
Arseni postukNJ Rockets14U18Forward
Thomas KonkowskiNY Arrows18U13Forward
Nolan CollisonMercer Chiefs18U21Forward
Gabe AdamsColorado Springs Tigers 18U18U2Forward
Alex ThomasEsmark Stars18U85Forward