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Greater Toronto Hockey League Announces Details Surrounding 17th Annual Midget All-Star Festival

Erin Riley

The Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL) has announced details surrounding the 17th annual Midget All-Star Festival. This year’s event will showcase players from the League’s Midget “A”, “AA”, and “AAA” divisions on three separate nights.

The festival will kick-off on Friday, February 2, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. at Scotiabank Pond with the Midget “AAA” showcase. Players from the Midget “A” division will take to the ice on Monday, February 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Scotiabank Pond. The Midget “AA” game will take place the following evening, Tuesday, February 6.

Players in the “AAA” division were selected via a team of evaluators who observed and evaluated teams and players throughout November and December. Midget “AA” and “A” players were nominated by coaches in their respective divisions. Coaches and trainers were selected based on League standings as of late December.

Rosters for the games include a total of 120 players from across all three Midget rep levels.

“Heading into the 17th year, we’re excited to be showcasing talent from three of our Midget divisions,” said GTHL Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer Scott Oakman. “The Midget All-Star Festival gives players a great opportunity to showcase their talent and for spectators to take in some great hockey.”

All 12 “AAA” teams will be represented at the event, while all nine teams from the “AA” division will have at least one player participating. The Midget “A” game will see the top 20 players from both the GTHL and Mississauga Hockey League (MHL) go head-to-head.

All games at the 2018 Midget All-Star Festival are free of charge.

The event schedule will be as follows:

Midget AAA Friday, February 2 – 7:30 p.m.
Midget A Monday, February 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Midget AA Tuesday, February 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Rosters for the 2018 Midget All-Star Festival

Midget A Roster

TEAM BLUE (GTHL) TEAM RED (MHL)
Number
Name
Team
Number
Name
Team
Goaltenders Goaltenders
1 Ethan Low Toronto Aeros 1 Theodore Sartzetakis Lorne Park Clarkson Wild
30 Gianluca Rizza Vaughan Rangers 30 Bryan Valentini Heartland Dragons
Defense Defense
2 Ryan Kimoff Toronto Aeros 2 Matthew Balestra Heartland Dragons
3 Gabriel Potkidis Vaughan Panthers 3 Ashton Feijo Lorne Park Clarkson Wild
4 Lucas Allen Vaughan Rangers 4 Justin Hum Heartland Dragons
5 Benjamin Green Ted Reeve Thunder 5 Will Manko Heartland Dragons
6 Max Bernardi Humber Valley Sharks 6 Michael Piskorz Lorne Park Clarkson Wild
7 Benjamin Carr Markham Islanders 7 Cameron Ponting Heartland Dragons
Forwards Forwards
8 John Capano Toronto Aeros 8 Todd Collis Heartland Dragons
9 Jack Martella Toronto Aeros 9 Andrew Davies Heartland Dragons
10 Eric Fedrigoni Vaughan Panthers 10 Jake Difonzo Heartland Dragons
11 Mark Zanette Vaughan Panthers 11 Nolan Feddema Lorne Park Clarkson Wild
12 Ethan Salter Toronto Shamrocks 12 Mhajor Gill Heartland Dragons
14 Jack Cullen Toronto Shamrocks 14 Jeremy Henderson Port Credit Storm
15 Damien Lisi Ted Reeve Thunder 15 Matteo Mangione Applewood Coyotes
16 Michael Kagan North York Knights 16 Hudson Ng Heartland Dragons
17 Marc Bottero Humber Valley Sharks 17 Thomas Schmidt Erindale Spitfires
18 Braden Handley Toronto Eagles  18 Lucas Szewczyk Heartland Dragons
19 Gabriel Fischer-Schmidt Toronto Eagles  19 Nicholas Tomaszewski Heartland Dragons
20 Marco Williams North Toronto  20 Tyler Turpin Heartland Dragons
Coaching Staff Coaching Staff
HC David Lombardo Toronto Aeros HC Les Tomaszweski Heartland Dragons
AC Marco Lombardo Toronto Aeros  AC Jon Camilleri Lorne Park Clarkson Wild
TR  Steven Forberg  Toronto Aeros AC Tyler Pracek Heartland Dragons
MG David Martin Toronto Aeros TR Edwin Hum Heartland Dragons

Midget AA Roster

TEAM BLUE (HOME) TEAM RED (AWAY)
Number
Name
Team
Number
Name
Team
Goaltenders Goaltenders
1 Jordan Tedesco Ted Reeve Thunder 1 Nicholas Gargano Humberview Huskies
30 Marco Paolino Vaughan Panthers 30 Daniel Vukelic Mississauga Terriers
Defense Defense
2 Connor Browne Ted Reeve Thunder 2 David Kim North Toronto
3 Hunter Volden Ted Reeve Thunder 3 Cade Petroff Markham Islanders
4 Lucas Omazic Vaughan Panthers 4 Andreas Vena Humberview Huskies
5 Chris Guglietti Vaughan Panthers 5 Simone Bonanno Humberview Huskies
6 Eric Lovisotto North York Knights 6 Ryan Schincariol Mississauga Terriers
7 Kyle Gallant North York Knights 7 Matthew Rosa Mississauga Terriers
Forwards Forwards
8 Wilfred Robinson Ted Reeve Thunder 8 Lucas Dondertman Humberview Huskies
9 Jett Tokiwa Vaughan Panthers 9 Alec Duff Humberview Huskies
10 Morgan Williams Ted Reeve Thunder 10 Christopher Cordeiro Humberview Huskies
11 Danny Ranson Ted Reeve Thunder 11 Mitchell Emerson Mississauga Terriers
12 Nicholas Patitucci Streetsville Tigers 12 Santino Foti Mississauga Terriers
14 Martin Vazquez Streetsville Tigers 14 Matthew Henriques Mississauga Terriers
15 Zachary Baldino Streetsville Tigers 15 Matis Robinson North Toronto
16 Joshua Liscombe Streetsville Tigers 16 Macallan King North Toronto
17 Jonathan Gaspar Streetsville Tigers 17 James Ellement North Toronto
18 Benjamin Tigert Ted Reeve Thunder  18 Andrew Bloomstone Markham Islanders
19 JJ Weiler North York Knights  19 Justin Domanski Markham Islanders
20 Casey Gerstein Toronto Shamrocks  20 Aidan Harner Markham Islanders
Coaching Staff Coaching Staff
HC Ken Volden Ted Reeve Thunder HC Jay De Gennaro Humberview Huskies
AC Neil Williams Ted Reeve Thunder  AC Tyler Hogan Humberview Huskies
 TR Vince Tedesco Ted Reeve Thunder AC Andy Bonanno Humberview Huskies
TR Joseph Baldassarre Humberview Huskies

 


Midget AAA Roster

TEAM BLUE (HOME) TEAM RED (AWAY)
Number
Name
Team
Number
Name
Team
Goaltenders Goaltenders
1 Elliot Tang Toronto Young Nationals 1 Christopher Brady Mississauga Rebels
30 Dylan Tower Toronto Titans 30 Eli Shiller Vaughan Kings
31 Owen Porter Mississauga Senators  31  Zion Miceli Markham Majors
Defense Defense
2 Tyler Amaral Toronto Young Nationals 2 Eric McAndrew Mississauga Rebels
3 Drew Wawrow Toronto Titans 3 Cameron Fulop Vaughan Kings
4 Connor Rudderham Mississauga Senators 4 Shane Nixon Jr. Canadiens
5 Jeppe Meyer Don Mills Flyers 5 Anthony Messina Jr. Canadiens
6 Mackenzie Chau Don Mills Flyers 6 Quentin Martellacci Markham Majors
7 Andrew Menecola Mississauga Reps 7 Harrison Wright North York Rangers
Forwards Forwards
8 Chris Pappas Toronto Young Nationals 8 Ryan O’Hara Mississauga Rebels
9 Austin Brimmer Toronto Young Nationals 9 Brendan Sellan Mississauga Rebels
10 Jonathan Tsiampas Toronto Young Nationals 10 Thomas McKeown Mississauga Rebels
11 Jacob King Toronto Titans 11 Dustin Hutton Vaughan Kings
12 Ryan Nicol Toronto Titans 12 Daniel D’Amato Vaughan Kings
14 Troy Andrews Mississauga Senators 14 Austin Hall Jr. Canadiens
15 Brendan Kennedy Mississauga Senators 15 Matteo Pecchia Jr. Canadiens
16 Connor Mills Don Mills Flyers 16 Dylan Scriver Markham Majors
17 Mikhail Kalashnikov Don Mills Flyers 17 Liam Dorr Markham Majors
18  Alek Dimovski  Toronto Red Wings  18  Daniel Torrealba North York Rangers
19  Jordan Santos  Toronto Red Wings  19  Mauro Biasutto Toronto Marlboros
20  Tye McSorley  Mississauga Reps  20  Reece Chorney Toronto Marlboros
21  (Injured) Ryan Howe Mississauga Senators
Coaching Staff Coaching Staff
HC Brett Punchard Toronto Young Nationals HC Michael O’Shea Mississauga Rebels
AC Jason Noboli Toronto Titans AC Jamie Fawcett Vaughan Kings
AC Kevin Rutledge Mississauga Senators  AC  Rick Varone Jr. Canadiens
TR Carlo Morello Toronto Young Nationals TR Christopher Sebben Mississauga Rebels

About the Greater Toronto Hockey League
Founded in 1911, the GTHL is a non-profit organization and the largest minor hockey league in the world. The GTHL registers more than 40,000 annual participants in Mississauga, Toronto, Markham and Vaughan.

For more information, contact:
Adrienne Middlebrook | Coordinator, Marketing and Communications
416-636-6845 x.234 | amiddlebrook@gthlcanada.com

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