2020 ECEL All-Star Game Rosters Announced
December 23, 2019
GUILFORD, Conn. – The 2020 East Coast Elite League All-Star Game drafts for the 16U, and 18U levels were recently held during conference calls involving the division-leading coaches. The All-Star coaching staffs at the different age group took turns throughout the nine rounds, making selections from the list of nominees submitted by the 24 league head coaches.
This year’s ECEL All-Star Games are being at one of Massachusetts finest venues, the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell, a full service, multi-purpose venue serving the region providing quality entertainment and home to the NCAA Division I UMass-Lowell River Hawks Hockey.
The 16U Showcase All-Star game will be held January 9th at 7:00 PM, while the 18U and 16U Premier will tip off on Friday at 8:30 AM (16U) and 10:15 AM (18U).
Each All-Star Game will begin with a special guest for a ceremonial puck drop as well as contemporary jazz saxophonist and Billboard chart artist, performing the national anthem.
The 16U Showcase (American White) division teams will feature 9 forwards, 6 defensemen, and 3 goaltenders, while the 16U and 18U Premier age groups clubs will consist of 12 forwards, 6 defensemen, and 3 goaltenders. Relying on the league standings after the Nov. 30-Dec. 2 Holiday Classic showcase, the top ranked teams coaching staffs were in charge of selecting from the top nominated players for the 16U and 18U divisions.
The All-Star Game festivities are part of the ECEL Winter Classic January 10-12, the third weekend showcase of the 2019-20 season, which is taking place at Tr-Town Arena in Hooksett, NH, Cyclones Arena in Hudson, NH and the Ice Den Arena.
2020 ECEL All-Star Game Rosters
16U Showcase All Star Line-up:
Coaches George Pagonis (MHA) Jim Dowd (NJT), Kevin Smith (TX) Peter Gintoli (EHP)
Sam Kleinsmith (MHA) Adrian Sanchez (MHA), Ivan Bondar (SS) Josh Solovev (NJT) Liam Donovan (TX) Jace Koeninsmark (NJT) AJ Parrillo (95G), Robert Calice (NJT) Ben Edwards (NC), Chase Neel (TX) Knut Hornkvist (EHP), Joe Richardson (MHA) Stepan Linka (SS) Alec Rahlfs (TX) Troy Gouveia (EHP) Jack Yamniuk (Mercer) Joey Virga (NJT) Spencer Angeles (Mercer).
Connor Wilson (MHA) Mason Garnhart (NJT) Jan Kircher (EHP) Jack Terhaar (Mercer) Jackson Cox (TX) Seamus Fitzpatrick (Mercer), Jimmy Zavaglia (NC) Lucas Marples (MHA) Spencer Lee (NJT) Eric Desjardins (TX) Andreas Forrand (NJT) Daniel Holec (SS).
Pat Hunt (EHP) Tyler Lambert (MHA) Alex Steinberg (NJT), Anthony Falzone (TX) Daniel Shallcross (NJT) Joona Kantanen (SS)
16U Premier All Star Line up:
Josh Zillotto (Hill) Logan Nickerson (EHP), Logan Neilson (WCR) Gabriel Filion (Mount) Will McDonough (BA) Anton Safonov (NJD) Jason Barnard (Atlanta) Jack Desruisseaux (NHA) Ben Sarantopoulos (BA) Matt Lewis (BA), Nikita Belik (Atlanta) Brayden Deschamps (95G), Dakota Spear (EHP) Cade Littler (WW), Nick Ramm (NEG), Jack Natyshak (Hill) Rylan Yates (WW) Brody Trew (EHP) Mathieu Pelletier (Bishops) Felix-Antoine Journet (Mount) Ryan Rodrigues (NJD) Matt Hale (NHA) Ayden Attungana (95G) Max Abramson (Bishops).
Ryan Healey (BA) Shea Thibault (EHP) Rhodes Mitchell-King (Hill) Harrison Rocheville (NJD) Brady Shultz (EHP) Brennan Pecararo (BA), Duncan Ramsay (Mount) Connor Jensen (WW) Gavin Lissebeck (Bishops) Matteo Sicilano (Hill) Colin Kwak (Atlanta) Mika Petersen (95G).
Cal Welch (NHA) Brooks McLean (EHP) Carson Mielnik (95G), Braeden Bovey (WW) James Norton (Hill) Jack Borek (NJD)
18U All-Star Line up
Gino Colangelo (Hill) John Musella (NEG), Charles Tardif (OHA) Tio D'Addario (Mount) Jake Puskar (Mercer) Michael Feldbloom (Hill) James Johnston (Hill) Jack Herron (TX), Tuli Eisenbeis (WW) Ben Pizzimenti (NEG) Lance Hamilton (MHA) Carson Skove (Mercer), Tom Pryymak (Mercer) Aidan Coupe (EHP), Billy Hartnett (ECS) Ryan Corcoran (BA) Theo Haley (Volts) Payton Felix (NEG), Daniel Burg (EHP), PJ Rivello (NJT) Landon McClure (NHA) Cade Scheifelbein (Tahoe) Ethan Ranger (95G) Joe Baronne (NJT).
Andrew Nieusma (WW) Adam Smith (NEG) Etienne Bureau (Mount) Jake Grace (Mercer) Luke Joseph (Hill) Owen Simmons (Volts), Richards Landmanis (Hill) Peter Kubos (ECS) Samuel Demauro (OHA) Charlie Cocuzzo (EHP) Joe Kiler (BA)
Will White (Mercer).
Hayden Dunford (Hill) Connor Bradford (BA) Jake Essensa (NEG), Dylan Ringhauser (Mercer) Aidan Foley (OHA) Daniel Niewiarowicz (EHP)