Big goals, integral assists, a multitude of points or profound play between the pipes…the choice is yours.Select your SportsFood.com / Alite Flooring Player(s) of the Week below from a diverse list of standout skaters and their remarkable efforts.
Check out the list of candidates and make your pick(s) in the poll below.
NOTE: Polls close at 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 6.
Thomas Swartwout, Brick Memorial: The Mustangs two-way standout helped his club to a pair of Ice Vault Holiday Classic victories over Ramapo and River Dell, combing for three goals and two assists.
Sean Ryan, Rumson-Fair Haven: The Bulldogs suffered a 5-3 loss to Middletown South in the Week 5, but the junior netminder was stellar, steering aside 49 shots.
Kurt Kroeper, Middletown North: In a 3-1 non-divisional victory over Rumson-Fair Haven, the senior winger had a hand in all of the Lions tallies, as he logged a goal and picked up primary assists, including the lead helper on the game-winning marker by Brad Heuer.
Will Lemonie & Mike Russ, St. Rose: In a 5-2 win over Toms River South-East in the Winding River Holiday Tournament Lemonie and Russ each delivered a goal and two assists.
Dan McEvoy, Howell: The sophomore was incredible between the pipes, making 33 saves in a 5-1 win over Fair Lawn, and 18 more stops in 3-1 victory over Old Bridge to win the John Piccolo Winter Classic Tournament.
Shea Bontempo, Matt Crupi & Cole Schneider, Toms River North: In a Winding River Holiday Tournament victory over Brick Township Bontempo and Crupi each scored a pair of goals while Schneider logged four assists.
Matt Pousson, Jackson Memorial: The Jaguars made a run to the Winding River Holiday Tournament title game and Pousson was a big reason why, as the senior keeper combined to stop 96 of 103 shots to record a .932 save-percentage and a 2.33 goals-against average.
Brian Anderson & Ciaran McNelis, Red Bank Catholic: In a 5-2 non-conference victory over Monroe Anderson logged one goal and three assists, while McNelis stopped 30 of 32 shots faced.
John Callander & Eric Dahl, Point Boro: The senior forwards each registered a hat trick during the Winding River Holiday Tournament, as Callander notched three goals against St. Rose, while Dahl scored three times and assisted on another versus Jackson Liberty.
Zach Tarantino, Wall Township: In three Winding River Holiday Tournament games the senior logged 14 points on six goals and eight assists, including two tallies and an assist in a 3-2 victory over Jackson Memorial in the title game.
Deven Ralph, Middletown South: The senior winger starred for the Eagles in a pair of non-divisional victories over Rumson-Fair Haven and Vernon. Ralph registered a hat trick and a helper in a 5-3 win over the Bulldogs, and assisted on a pair of tallies — including a third period game winner by Nick Lioudakis — in a 4-3 triumph over the Vikings.
Zach D’Andrea & Joe Granza, Jackson Liberty: In a pair of Winding River Holiday Tournament victories over St. Rose and Point Boro, D’Andrea and Granza combined for 14 points on four goals and 10 assists.