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High School Players of the Month for January Announced

Four seniors, two juniors, and one freshman are players to watch

Tuesday, 02.12.2013 / 1:45 PM / Community
By Anthony Smith  - NJ Youth Hockey Central
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High School Players of the Month for January Announced
The New Jersey Devils announced on Monday the winners of the High School Players of the Month for January.


The New Jersey Devils announced on Monday the recipients of the High School Player of the Month awards for January 2013. Alex Fleishmann of Paramus Catholic, Robert Marsanico of Don Bosco, Grant Jozefek of Mendham, N.G. Welsh of St. Joseph - Metuchen, Matt Langlois of Christian Brothers Academy, Alec Astorga of Nutley, and Steven Anderson of Notre Dame received the honors.

Fleishmann has scored 24 goals and tallied 30 assists on the season, giving the senior forward a total of 54 points. He scored 14 goals in the month of January, leading Paramus Catholic to their current 20-1 record.

Marsanico has amassed 18 goals on the season, and totaled 19 of his 40 points in the month of January. The play of the junior forward has helped lead Don Bosco to a 14-7 record.

Jozefek has helped Mendham earn a 17-2-2 record with his astonishing play, scoring 22 of his 47 goals in January. He has also tallied 46 assists, leaving the freshman forward with a total of 93 points so far on the season.

Welsh has led St. Joseph of Metuchen with 22 goals on the season, 12 of which came in the month of January. The senior forward now has a total of 45 points on the season, helping St. Joseph to a 14-2-2 record.

Langlois has tallied 26 goals on the season, with 11 of those goals coming last month, helping him earn the honors for January. The senior forward has 49 points on the season that have helped Christian Brothers Academy to a record of 18-2-2.

Astorga has been a rock between the pipes for a Nutley squad that is currently 17-1-3. He stopped 164 of 174 shots against him in January, leaving the junior goaltender with an astounding .943 save percentage.

Anderson was a wall in net for Notre Dame in January. He stopped 157 of 172 shots against him in January, for a save percentage of .912. The senior goaltender has helped lead his Notre Dame team to an 18-3-2 record.

Winners of this award will each receive a plaque, dinner, and tickets to an upcoming game all courtesy of the New Jersey Devils. The 2012-2013 campaign marks the 21st season that the New Jersey Devils are honoring the state’s top-performing high school athletes.

All stats are current as of February 11 and are courtesy of The Star-Ledger.

For more, head to NJ Youth Hockey Central.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 82 24 43 16 67
P. Elias 65 18 35 -4 53
T. Zajac 80 18 30 3 48
A. Henrique 77 25 18 3 43
M. Zidlicky 81 12 30 -3 42
M. Ryder 82 18 16 -6 34
A. Greene 82 8 24 3 32
E. Gelinas 60 7 22 -3 29
D. Zubrus 82 13 13 1 26
R. Clowe 43 7 19 -10 26
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 16 15 12 .921 1.97
M. Brodeur 19 14 6 .901 2.51