ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The final Northeast Pack Hockey League event of the regular season took place over the weekend, hosted by Bishop Kearney Selects at Rochester Ice House. The five-team league will hold its playoffs for all levels (14-U through 18-U) from Feb. 11-13.
The 18-U division was a four-team battle between Bishop Kearney, the Long Island Gulls, New Jersey Rockets and Pittsburgh Penguins Elite. Mount St. Charles did not attend due to Covid protocols.
There were many impressive performances, but the most noteworthy was a hat-trick on Sunday by Jake Manfre (Kings Park, N.Y.).
Here, we rank the impacts of Manfre and nine other players who stood out in the 18-U division: