Here are your Tier 1 Hockey Federation Players of the Week and Peak Performer ending November 5th, 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: Roy Scott

  • Team: Woodbridge Wolfpack
  • Player’s Name: Joseph Fasenella
  • Jersey Number: 74
  • Position: Forward
  • Working hard, battling in corners. JJ is a great player on and off the ice.

10U Division: Nominating Coach: Brian Florek

  • Team: Palmyra Black Knights
  • Player’s Name: Finley Baker
  • Jersey Number: 21
  • Position: Forward
  • Finn played excellent at both ends of the ice this weekend notching 4 goals and 1 assist. More impressive than the points was his back checking and play in the defensive zone. He is the true definition of a great teammate on the bench and in the locker room as well.

11U Division: Nominating Coach: Dan Shribman

  • Team: CT Jr Rangers
  • Player’s Name: Finn Hanrahan
  • Jersey Number: 24
  • Position: Forward
  • Finn was plus 6 with 4 points including 3 goals in two wins against a high-end Woodbridge team. He scored the game-winning goal with 2 seconds left in game 1 and was on the ice for every goal our team scored. He also played great defensively.

12U Division: Nominating Coach: David Ehrlich

  • Team: PAL Jr Islanders
  • Player’s Name: Jake Evans
  • Jersey Number: 97
  • Position: Forward
  • Jake’s offensive skills were on display this weekend, scoring 3 points. 1 of which was a penalty shot showing off some silky mitts and finding the back of the net.

13U Division: Nominating Coach: Julie Lenz

  • Team: NY Arrows
  • Player’s Name: Brendan Mitnick
  • Jersey Number: 41
  • Position: Goalie
  • Brendan played with this newfound confidence that was a game changer for himself and the team. Strong and steady between the pipes. 3 games, 2 wins, 4 goals against, and 95 saves!!!

14U Division: Nominating Coach: Ron Raykin

  • Team: NJ Rockets
  • Player’s Name: Gabriel Sherman
  • Jersey Number: 17
  • Position: Forward
  • Keep up the good work!

16U Division: Nominating Coach: Brian Gratz

  • Team: Indiana Elite
  • Player’s Name: Jake McIntosh
  • Jersey Number: 11
  • Position: Forward
  • Jake had 3 multi-point games for 8 total points in 3 wins, including scoring a game-winning goal and assisting on another game-winning goal on the weekend.

18U Division: Nominating Coach: Eric Conway

  • Team: Westchester Express
  • Player’s Name: Michael Sciabarra
  • Jersey Number: 44
  • Position: Defense
  • The slippery puck-moving defenseman had two goals and an assist, including the overtime GWG to secure the win over the Connecticut Chiefs 3-2 on Halloween. He then added two assists in a 5-3 loss to the Philly Revs this past Sunday, having Sciabarra in on 5 of 6 goals for the Express last week.

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

Elise FursteinTri State Spartans10U4Forward
Luke SlatteryWoodbridge Wolfpack12U59Forward
Creed TimbrookTri State Spartans13U13Defense
Chris McFaddenFlyers Elite13U10Forward
Patrik UlaWestchester Express14U97Center
Jacob WennerColorado Springs Tigers18U25Forward
Breck BuettnerColorado Springs Tigers18U29Forward
Alex InsanaNJ 87S HC18U33Goalie
Logan TomaselloAmerican Hockey Academy18U17Forward