2015-16 ICE HOCKEY TEAM CAPSULES
Coach: Brendon Herr, first year
Last year: 15-4-5, Public B semifinals
Returnees: Austin Pierce, Ryan Barnett, Mark McNally, Brendan Darby, Danny Pyhel
Newcomers: Fr. G Jake Brown, Fr. D Kiernan Krauss
Outlook: The Cougars should challenge for Mennen Cup and Public B honors under rookie head coach Brendon Herr.
Coach: Bruce Shatel, 15th season
Last year: 23-5-1; won Gordon Cup, lost in Non-Public final
Returnees: Sr. F Danny Farr, Sr. F Anthony Farinacci, Sr. F Jack Chatwin, Sr. F Tyler Kobryn, Sr. D Andrew Petrillo, So. D Jalen Kaplan, Jr. D Michael Gordon, Sr. D Keegan Khan, Jr. G Troy Kobryn, Sr. G Kyle Riegler
Newcomers: Fr. F John Farinacci, Fr. F Jack Malone, So. D Hunter May
Outlook: After a forgettable overtime loss to CBA in last year’s Non-Public final, the Green Wave is determined to win its first state title in three years.
Coach: Bob Kreisinger, 4th year
Last year: 16-3-1; lost in Haas Cup final
Returnees: Sr. Nick Kwiecinski, Sr. Ryan Tuttle, Sr. Zack Sparks, Sr. James Wildermuth, Sr. G Alex King, Jr. Zak Harmel, Jr. Nick King, Jr. Mike King, Jr. Stephan Parker, Jr. Matt Schlomann, So. C.J. Leonardo, So. Anthony Castillo, So. Nick Montone
Newcomers: So. D/F Michael Reilly, Fr. F Jake Sparks
Outlook: With a solid returning nucleus, the Falcons look for the return trip to the Haas Cup final.
Gill St. Bernard’s
Coach: Jourdan Ozga
Last year: 4-13-2
Returnees: So. F Ryan Turse, So. F Tyler Schrecengost, Jr. D Christian St. Germaine, Jr. F Nate Crystal, Jr. F Jenn Lowe, Sr. F Gavin Ferruggia, Jr. D Graham Valentine, Sr. F Ryan Chestnutt, Sr. F Patrick Janas, Sr. F George Harris, Jr. D Nate Bess, Jr. F Isaac Ling, Jr. G Grayson Valentine
Newcomers: Fr. F AJ Donofrio, Fr. G Mark Lewis, Fr. C Connor Tartaglione
Outlook: A young and inexperienced team will aim to improve on last year’s record.
Coach: Jeff Myhren, 10th year
Last year: 11-11-3; lost in Public B quarterfinals
Returnees: Sr. Evan Prestera, Sr. Noah Mazzola, So. Jameson Dugan, Jr. Pat Grant, Jr. Sean Grant, Sr. Steven Gakos, Jr. Rich Neufeld, Sr. Mike Cafiero, Sr. Roluf Andersen, Jr. G Sean Hoffmann
Newcomers: Jr. F Joe Burns
Outlook: The Colts will look to be competitive in the Mennen Division and in Public B.
Coach: Dave Hansen
Last year: 27-2; won Haas Cup
Returnees: Sr. Michael Gleason, Jr. Charlie Cleaves, Sr. Chris Rosica, Sr. Aaron Willsea, Sr. Sean Hurley, Sr. Gus Haralampoudis, Sr. Jimmy Piechnik, Sr. Jared Finnerty, Sr. Will Scavone, Sr. Joey Goret, Sr. Ryan Carson, Sr. Max Gerghity, So. Ryan Bagley, So. Jack Ticknor, So. Kent Sanchez, Sr. Thomas Hoover, Jr. G Kavi Sinha
Newcomers: Sr. Jack Donald, Fr. Jett Tom, Fr. Kyle Pruzik, Fr. Michael Forgione, Fr. Ian Skinner, Fr. G Matt Ubertaccio.
Outlook: After a memorable season last year, the Dodgers face a new challenge in moving up to the Halvorsen Division.
Coach: John Kovacs, 29th year
Last year: 11-15-1
Returnees: So. G Tanner Brown, Jr. F Tim Naval, Jr. F Max Scheidl, Jr. D Kyle Caddo, Jr. G Dylan Euvino, Sr. D Tyler Marshuetz, Sr. D Sam Mead, Sr. F Matthew Lavalette, Sr. D Jesse Cohen, Sr. D Danny Wright
Newcomers: Fr. D Sam Bechard, Fr. F McKenzie Brown, Fr. F Jake Marszalek, Sr. F Rob Rybski
Outlook: With all five defensemen returning as expected strong play in goal, the Minutemen should be in the hunt for the Halvorsen Cup.
Coach: Meg Hishmeh
Last year: 12-8-2; won Halvorsen Cup
Returnees: Sr. F Emerson Emery, Jr. D James Reynolds, Sr. F Alexandros Pandazis, So. D Ethan Hempel, Jr. F Aaron Scheine, Jr F Eric Zlotnik, So. F Thomas Nees, Jr. F Claudia Trionfo, Sr. F/D Jake Baresich, So. D Nick Mangano
Newcomers: So. F Jon Cuozzo, So. F Ryan Perretta, So. D Shane Oswald, Jr. G Matt Irizarry, Jr. G Jakub Czaja, Sr. F Dan Baptist
Outlook: The Mustangs should be in the hunt again for the Halvorsen Cup.
Coach: Sam DeMarco, 6th season
Last year: 1-20
Returnees: Jr. Kevin Brennan, Jr. Sean Lishawa, Jr. Justin Nielsen, Jr. Dom Rzepecki, Jr. D Zac Campo, Sr. D Billy Hocking, G Matt Makuch.
Newcomers: Fr. Jake Lissy, Dom Rossi, Colin Leonard, Robert McKnight, Joe Rabeno.
Outlook: With a strong junior class returning and a few talented freshmen, the Scarlet Knights should ve vastly improved this season.
Coach: Walt Keiper
Last year: 14-9-1; lost in Public A quarterfinals
Returnees: Sr. F Danny Cangelosi, Jr. F Chris Conway, Jr. F Alex Welch, Sr. F Robbie Schweizer, So. F Vance Moran, Jr. D Brett Coleman, Jr. F Thomas Housel, Jr. F Nick Rupp, So. D Douglas Fischer, So. D Ryan Martinez, Sr. G Jon Cavallone, Jr. G Hunter Koch, Sr. G Jon Szynalski
Newcomers: Fr. F Regen Kiernan, Fr. D Ryerson Tikhon, Fr. F Jacob Walsh
Outlook: With only 4 returning seniors, the Golden Eagles will rely on strong goaltending and tight defense in the race for the Mennen Division title.
Coach: Bobby Jones
Last year: 13-12-3
Returnees: So. G Derek Peck, So. D Jay Horan, So. F Drew Shandlay, So. F Spencer Levite, So. G Evan Szary, So. D Ryan Scott, So. F Nate Defares, Jr. D Nick Tarzanin, Jr. F Tim Byrne, Jr. G Harrison Brown, Jr. F Connor Wisloff, Sr. F Anthony Levite, Sr. F Christian Rodriguez, Sr. F Bradley Greik, Sr. F Jack Conlin, Sr. F Austin Cassabona, Sr. F Jakob DeFares, Sr. D Justin Leifer, Sr. D Kyle Beyer, Sr. D Nick Swiontkowski, Sr. F Teddy Dolan
Newcomers: Fr. D Brendan Mrotchek, Jr. F Robert Veraldi
Outlook: The Colonials are loaded from the net out and should be favorites for both Mennen Cup and Public A honors.
Coach: Randy Velischek, 7th season
Last year: 18-8-3; won second straight Mennen Cup
Returnees: Sr. F Alex Borowiec, So. F Brayden Patricia, Sr. G Dan Porth, Sr. D AJ DiCesare, Sr. D Christian DiCesare, Sr. D Marc Tietjen
Newcomers: Fr. F Gavin Puskar
Outlook: The Crimson will attempt to make it three straight Mennen Cup titles led by all-state goaltender Dan Porth.
Coach: Dan Lio, first year
Last year: 2-16-1
Returnees: Sr. F Cooper Vorel, Sr. F Chet Morgis, Sr. F John Rosseland, Sr. D Cole Cochran, Sr. D Joe Eramian, Sr. F Sebastian Eulig, Jr. F Hunter Batesko, Jr. F Bo Brennan, Jr. F Jack Goodwin, Jr. F Tim Polizzi, Jr. F/D Sean Silvernagle, So. G David Cochran, So. D Matt Eramian, So. D Mike Eramian, So. D Dominic Rosato, So. G Chad Silverstein
Newcomers: Fr. F Carter Fordyce, Fr. F Harp Lane, Fr. D David Wight, Fr. G Olin Witt
Outlook: After a difficult season last year, the Lakers will try their luck in the Haas Division this winter.
Coach: Mike Behre, 7th season
Last year: 6-13-3; lost in first round Haas Cup
Returnees: Sr. F Matthew Sanchez, Sr. D Evan Heller, Sr. F Bobby Juliano, Sr. G Robert Scannelli, Jr. F/D Joseph Potente, Jr. F/D Alex Tucker, Jr. F/D Tyler Pratt, Jr. F Cole Stackhouse, Jr. D/F Brian Bustard, Jr. F Gavin Weeber, So. D Carson Heller, So. F Joseph Juliano
Newcomers: Fr. F Blake Corbett, So. F Matthew Tillery, Fr. F Sydney Bradle, Fr. D Sam Sayles
Outcome: The Marauders will aim for a state playoff berth.
Coach: Ryan Sevean, 11th season
Last year: 6-17-3
Returnees: Sr. D Tim Baty, Sr. D John Lynch, Sr. F Kevin Rodriguez, Jr. F Ryan Wanamaker, Jr. G Ian Freericks, Jr G Taylor Zink, Jr. F Maverick Reiner, Jr. F Joe Castelluccio, So. F/D Kyle Vandenberg, So. D Todd Zellers, So. D/F Tyler Sevean, Sr. D Jason Declesis, Jr. F Alex Bott, Jr. D Sam Miller, Sr. F Chris Harder
Newcomers: So. F/D Andrew Dalessandro, Jr. F Kevin Utter, Fr. F/D Liam Cherry
Outlook: With added depth on the roster this season, N-LV should be vastly improved.
Coach: Tom Levis, 21st season
Last year: 9-10-3; lost in Haas Cup to Jefferson
Returnees: So. F Joe Caggiano, Sr. D Jim Callahan, Jr. D Alex Chen, So. F Conor Danus, Sr. F Lucas DeMetro, So. F Jonathan Garcia, So. D Ryan Kennedy, Jr. F Corey Laurenzi, Sr. G Ryan Levine, Sr. D Zach Lisewski, Jr. F Ryan Ololita, So. F Salvatore Simeone, Jr. F Brendan Vorhies
Newcomers: Jr. F Steven Agriogianis (transfer from Delbarton), Jr. F Matt Alessio, Sr. F Frank Christiano, Sr. D Julia Cobleigh, So. F Time Delgauer, Sr. F Dan Fagan, Fr. F Jordan Handler, Fr. D Justin Lerner, Fr. G Chris Schneider, Sr. F Brendan Zavaglia, Sr. F Gerard Petracco.
Outlook: Park has a few holes to fill, especially in goal, but is always one of the hardest working teams in the MCSSIHL.
Coach: Michael Masotti, 2nd season
Last year: 13-7-3; lost in Haas Cup semis
Returnees: Sr. D Marc Farrell, Sr. G Steven Krolian, Jr. F Jadon Hoyt, So. F Christos Caminis, So. F Alex Cavaluzzo, Sr. D Anthony Gerardo, Sr. D Rich Martin, Sr. D Alex Wang, Sr. D Dan Scalvino, Jr. F Anthony Caccavale, Sr. F Irene Caminis, Jr. F Christian Redienger, David Sudit, Steven Pulchaski, Matt Marinas
Newcomers: Fr. Frank Baccaro, Fr. Pat Lanigan
Outlook: Parsippany will look to get to the Haas Cup title game his season behind strong defense and goaltending.
Coach: Chris Enrico, 13th season
Last year: 2-16-1
Returnees: So. G Dylan Knighton, Sr. Mike VanDuyne, Jr. D Andrew Sontag, D Frank Fiortino, D Kevin Maier, Sr. F Tom Bellas, Sr. F Jim Lorenz, Sr. F Brendan Gilmartin, So. Maggie Bringard
Newcomers: Sr. F Dan Higgins, Fr. F Mike Kretzklowski, Fr. F Eric Porta, Fr. Jason Pohold
Outlook: With three big scorers lost to graduation, the Golden Panthers will need to fill the scoring void in order to improve in the Halvorsen Division.
Coach: Rich McLaughlin, 23rd season
Last year: 19-5-2; won Public A title
Returnees: Sr. D Bryan Early, Sr. F/D Alex Krannis, Sr. D Quinn Rogers, Jr. D Jack Zimmer, Sr. F Sean Jones, Sr. F Matthew Redgate, Sr. F Chris Holowko, Sr. F Dan Janson, Jr. G Luc Swedlund, So. F William Zimmer, So. F Adam Redgate, Jr. D Matt Siegel, Sr. D Frank Lu.
Newcomers: So. F Dylan Quinn, So. F Chris Mortello, So. F/D Nick Civetta, So. D Jake Flood, Sr. D Michael Ciuzio, So. D Zachary Vino, So. G Trevor Stenberg, So. G Scott Kimiecik, So. F Jacob Michaels, Jr. F Tino Iuso.
Outlook: The Rams may have some holes to fill, but the defending Public A champs never rebuild, only reload.
Coach: Jon Benbow, 12th season
Last year: 12-10-2; lost in Halvorsen Cup quarters
Returnees: Jr. F Nick Zaragoza, Jr. F Dylan DeGraw, So. F Billy Hefferle, Jr. F Nolan Warsaw, Jr. F Brendan Sanderson, Sr. F Jack Hartmann, Sr. F Luke Dodd, So. D Johnny Facchini, Sr. D Billy Kropp, Jr. G Connor Mutz
Newcomers: So. D Shane Miller, So. D Dillon Miller, Fr. F Brendan Hartos
Outlook: The Gaels look to stay competitive in the Halvorsen Division this season.
Coach: Mike Young
Last year: 10-7-5; won Sussex Cup
Returnees: Jr. F Jeremy Dericks, Jr. F Brendon Erickson, Jr. F Connor Erickson, Jr. F Andrew Lopuch, Jr. D Michael Holovac, Sr. D John Redding, So. G Dalton Schroepfur
Newcomers: Fr. D Mathew Redding, Fr. F Maxim Vaskovtsev, Fr. F John Macones, So. F Jaxon Mase
Outlook: The defending Sussex Cup champions will look to build on their postseason success.
Coach: Erik Jacobsen, 8th season
Last year: 13-10-1; lost in Halvorsen Cup final
Returnees: Sr. F Anthony Piombino, Sr. F Luke Gialanella, So. F Jarett Ortiz, Jr. F Jake Vail, Sr. D Dalton Smith, Sr. D Jon Kalmus, Sr. F Alex Scott. Sr. F Andres Blewjas, So. D Sam Scott, So. D Joe Bietka, So. F Ryan Hall, Sr. G Tim Polglase
Newcomers: So. F Jack Garcia, So. F Andrew McKernan, Jr. F Zach D’Addabbo, So. D Owen Harper, Fr. G Zach Mosser, Fr. G Jeffrey Ward
Outlook: The Wolfpack will aim for the Halvorsen Cup again this season behind senior goaltender and
reigning Halvorsen Division MVP Tim Polglase.
Coach: Bruce Driver, 16th season
Last year: 16-1; lost in WIHLMA final
Returnees: So. F Ally Detre, So. F Keegan Heher, So. D Ali Palazzetti, Jr. F Claie Chiperfield, Sr. F Devin Blanchard, Jr. F Lizzy Sengle, Sr. G Maggie O’Connell
Newcomers: So. F Emily Kitchin, So. D Jenna Pych, So. G Lindsay Pych, Fr. F/D Sophia Gallant, Fr. F Samantha Hutchinson, Fr. F Jenna Kurz, Fr. F Leslie Phillips, Fr. D Grace Urbano.
Outlook: The Crimson is young this season but will again be in the hunt for the WIHLMA title.