Empire Players of The Week - December 9, 2011
Player: Ty Lasker
Team: Florida Jr Blades – 92 (Albany, NY)
Ty Lasker continued to elevate his game to another level this week. Lasker contributed in all three zones over the weekend home and home series against Palm Beach Hawks. He had a total of 6 points over the weekend in two games.
Player: Tyler Drevitch
Team: Boston Bandits - 95 (Middleboro, MA)
The Bandits leading scorer had 7 points and was +5 in 2 games this week. Against the Jr Bruins he had a goal and was +2, then he followed that with 1 goal and 5 assists +3 in the win against the Breakers.
Players: Matt Braun
Team: Jersey Hitmen - 92 (Ramsey, NJ)
Braun had his best weekend of the year turning aside 61 of the 65 shots the Wildcats threw his way in the Hitmen's two game sweep to boost his save percentage to .910. It was the second time this season that Braun was in net for both games of a Hitmen sweep.
Coach: Jeff Devenney
Team: Brewster Bulldogs
Coach Devenney led his Brewster Bulldogs to a perfect 6-0 record in the month of November, including 4 hard won victories over tough Conference rivals. Under his guidance, the Bulldogs have a respectable 12-7-1 record heading into December and are a bona fide contender for the top spot.
In his second season as Bulldogs Head Coach, Jeff's record is record is 61-35-2 to date. He's helped over 20 players get to JR. A, NCAA & ACHA in 2 seasons.
Jeff played his Junior Hockey for the Seattle NW Americans and then continues at Arizona State University.
He also coaches the NY Pee Wee Rangers Quebec Team and is the player development coordinator for Westchester Express, Brewster Bulldogs and Brewster Ice Arena.