Six New Jersey Titans have been selected to participate in the North American Hockey League’s Top Prospects Tournament to held from June 19 – 20 at the Fogerty Arena in Blaine, Minnesota. The Titans who will be participating are: Anthony Calafiore, Anthony Mollica, Connor Pelc, Jack Ring, Jake Suede and Evan Werner.
Calafiore, a Staten Island, NY native, was fifth on the team in total points during the regular season with 33 (17 goals and 16 assists). He played in 49 games. He led the team with four total points (2 goals and 2 assists) in the Titans five playoff games.
Mollica, a Jenison, MI native, had 15 total points (5 goals and 10 assists) in 43 regular season games. He had a team best +20. He had a point in five playoff games.
Pelc, a Hamburg, NY native, had 12 points (4 goals and 8 assists) in 39 regular season games. He scored two goals in the playoffs.
Ring, a Hingham, MA native, was ninth on the team during the regular season with 26 total points (7 goals and 19 assists) in 52 games played. He was tied for second with the most points on the team during the playoffs with three (1 goal and 2 assists). He as named honorable mention for the East Division’s Star of the Week for week ending November 8.
Suede, the team’s captain, was seventh on the team during the regular season with 29 total points (15 goals and 14 assists). He played in 46 games. Three times during the regular season the Macomb, MI native received weekly/monthly league recognition: he was named honorable mention for Forward of the Month for February and the East Division’s Second Star of the Week for week ending February 21 and honorable mention for May 9.
Werner had a phenomenal rookie season for the Red Buckets. He was tied for third on the team with the most points during the regular season with 36 (21 goals and 15 assists); He led the team with 21 goals. He played in 40 games. He had two points (1 goal and 1 assist) in five playoff games. The Flower Mound, TX native received weekly/monthly league recognition four times this season. He was honorable mention for forward of the month for the month of January, and he was the East Division’s second star of the week for week ending December 6 and honorable mention for October 25. This past week he was named to the NAHL All-Rookie and East Division’s Rookie teams.
The NAHL Top Prospects Tournament is one of the most highly scouted events of its kind. The event continues to provide the hundreds of NHL and NCAA scouts in attendance with a look at the best uncommitted players the NAHL has to offer, as well as some potential NHL Draft picks.