New York Hockey Journal attended the Northeast Pack playoffs in Northford, Conn., last weekend. It was an exciting tournament with plenty of action at each level. The competing programs included Bishop Kearney Selects, Long Island Gulls, Mount St. Charles Academy, New Jersey Rockets, and Pittsburgh Penguins Elite.
In the end, Mount St. Charles captured titles at the U-18 and U-15 levels, while Bishop Kearney won the U-16 division, and the Penguins were victorious in the U-14 division. The runner-ups from U-18 through U-14 were Bishop Kearney, Long Island, Pittsburgh, and Mount St. Charles.
There were several noteworthy performances from regional players. The criteria for this top-15 list include a productive weekend on the scoresheet and direct impacts on their team's success.