Here are your Tier 1 Hockey Federation Players of the Week and Peak Performer ending October 22nd, 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: Scott Usmail

  • Team: Utica Jr Comets
  • Player’s Name: Brodie Warner
  • Jersey Number: 9U
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Brodie was a very dominant player on both sides of the puck vs The New Jersey Hitmen scoring 6 goals in two games.

10U Division: Nominating Coach: Brian Florek

  • Team: Palmyra Black Knights
  • Player’s Name: Jack Yacisin
  • Jersey Number: 36
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Jack played hard all weekend on both ends of the ice. More importantly he was a great teammate, staying positive and encouraging the team. He had 4 goals and 1 assist on the weekend. Great job Jack!

11U Division: Nominating Coach: Mark Pitman

  • Team: PAL Jr Islanders
  • Player’s Name: Ryan Quinn
  • Jersey Number: 19
  • Position: Center
  • Quote: Ryan netted 3 goals this weekend. Ryan’s determination and hustle is starting to pay off.

12U Division: Nominating Coach: Dave Ehrlich

  • Team: PAL Jr Islanders
  • Player’s Name: Sammy Sobel
  • Jersey Number: 33
  • Position: Goalie
  • Quote: Sammy was dialed in against the NJ Jets turning aside all 17 shots and getting the shutout!

13U Division: Nominating Coach: Vincent Tuzzalo

  • Team: New York City Hockey Club
  • Player’s Name: David Turkowitz
  • Jersey Number: 33
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Hard nosed gritty player both ends of ice, relentless.

14U Division: Nominating Coach: Vincent Caruso & Frank Inzano

  • Team: Mercer Chiefs
  • Player’s Name: Andras Nagy-Melykuti
  • Jersey Number: 56
  • Position: Wing
  • Quote: Andras utilizes his skillset very well, and his points total in league games is evidence of that. Andras scored with 0.6 seconds left in Sunday’s game to seal our weekend sweep.

15U Division: Nominating Coach: Adam Mitchell

  • Team: New Jersey Jets
  • Player’s Name: Shiva Kuttikat
  • Jersey Number: 8
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Shiva led the team in points with 2 assists over two games while blocking shots on the PK and adding some physical play.

16U Division: Nominating Coach: Eric Conway

  • Team: Westchester Express
  • Player’s Name: Jack Broderick
  • Jersey Number: 65
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: The captain came up clutch netting two goals and an assist in a come from behind victory over PAL 5-4. This game was big as it was also a NY state qualifier as well as a THF game.

18U Division: Nominating Coach: Brian Gratz

  • Team: Indiana Elite
  • Player’s Name: Drew Spaulding
  • Jersey Number: 88
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Drew lead his team in goals (2), points (3), and shots on goal (10) for the 2 games this weekend.

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

Sammy SchleicherNew Jersey Jets9U35Goalie
Anthony CosenzaNY Arrows9U19Wing
Nick KindgaWoodbridge Wolfpack9U68Defense
Cabe SumrallRockets11U99Defense
Ryan QuinnPAL Jr Islanders11U19Forward
Mason RoyWoodbridge Wolfpack12U13Forward
Ethan OaklleyTri-State Spartans13U97Wing
James MavridesJersey Hitmen13U10Forward
Reilly Pearson-OrtolaniTeam Maryland13U69Forward
Justin Madison & Max YoderRockets13U29 & 79Goalie
Quinn KaiserTeam Illinois13U33Center
Allan ProninRockets14U16Forward
Allan proninRockets14U16Forward
James DanielTri-State Spartans14U2Forward
EvanNY Arrows15ULenzDefense
Maximus WorkmanIndiana Elite16U6Defense
Nick JohnsonNY Arrows16U92Forward
Jake DubrinskyNew York Hockey Club16U35Goalie
Rian LaharJersey Hitmen16U19Forward
Tyler LokkerUtica Jr Comets18U18Forward
Eddie KienzleNJ 87s HC18U19Forward
Corey LegerAmerican Hockey Academy18U95Forward