NJ Devils honor state’s best at JSZ Hockey Banquet!

The New Jersey Devils provided a special night for the Garden State’s top hockey players.  The first JSZ All-Zone Hockey banquet was hosted at the Prudential Center prior to the Devils 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.  Following the presentation of our video highlights and Player of the Year profiles, the players, coaches and families watched the Devils game and our All-Zone team was honored during the second intermission on the world’s largest in-arena scoreboard.  JSZ’s Jay Cook and Courtney DuPont recap a fantastic night at the Rock:

Mickey Burns wins JSZ Hockey Player of the Year

 

The Don Bosco Prep forward was the overwhelming choice among statewide hockey coaches and media.  Burns had 28 goals and 49 assists for the Ironmen.  JSZ’s Courtney DuPont profiles the future Vermont Catamount

Name High School 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Mickey BurnsDon Bosco Prep141347
Nick SiffringerDelbarton33520
Matt SchoerPope John13413
Zach TarantinoWall13110
John GelattSaint John Vianney1218
Tom PryymakSummit0306

A special thanks to our voting panel!

Coaches: Paramus Catholic, High Point, Pope John, Summit, Ridgewood, Woodbridge Twp, Verona, Don Bosco Prep, Delbarton, Middletown North, Wall, RBC, Saint John Vianney, Central Regional, CBA

Media: Matt Stypulkoski NJ.com, Chris Rotolo Shore Hockey Report, Alex Lorenzo JSZ, Courtney DuPont JSZ, Rich Chrampanis JSZ

Watch our features on 2nd and 3rd place finishers Nick Siffringer and Matt Schoer:

Meet the 2018 JSZ All-Zone Hockey Team

GoaliesDefensemanForwardsAward Winners
Nick Burgess, DelbartonJohn Campomenosi, Don Bosco PrepStephen Buck, Seton Hall Prep
Scott Kimiecik, DelbartonJohn Hallard, Middletown NorthDean DiFazio, CBA
Ciaran McNelis, Red Bank CatholicJalen Kaplan, DelbartonTJ Evan, Woodbridge TownshipMickey Burns, Don Bosco Prep - JSZ Hockey Player of the Year
Hunter Macy, DelbartonDrew Galea, Woodbridge TownshipMatt Schoer, Pope John - POY Finalist
Thomas Shweigardt, Don Bosco PrepJohn Gelatt, Saint John VianneyNick Siffringer, Delbarton - POY Finalist
John Gutt, Saint John Vianney
Kyle Knight, St. Augustine Prep
Alex Konovalov, Ridge
Tsubasa Konishi, Don Bosco Prep
Jin Lee, Northern Highlands
Kyle Mandleur, Hun School
Liam Noonan, CBA
Tom Pryymak, Summit
Scott Schnell, Hunterdon Central
Tyler Sedlak, Don Bosco Prep
Zach Tarantino, Wall
Aidan Trainor, Princeton
Will Vitton, Summit
Thomas Winter, Chatham
Will Zimmer, Randolph

Top 5 Goals from February and JSZ’s Save of the Year

JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez talked with some of our Plays of the Month honorees and was with them as they watched their goals play on the scoreboard at the Rock:

Watch our winners and thanks to everyone who voted

Save of the Year: Thomas Kampf, Central Regional

#5: Scott Schnell, Hunterdon Central

#4: Collin Andersen, Rumson-Fair Haven

#3: John Callander, Point Pleasant Boro

#2: Hunter Macy, Delbarton

#1: Jin Lee, Northern Highlands

A special thanks to Thomas Dreisbach and the staff at the New Jersey Devils for giving New Jersey high school hockey players a special experience at the Rock all season long!