The North American Hockey League (NAHL) announced today the rosters for its Top Prospects Tournament which will be held from February 6 – 7 at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. Three Titans have been selected to play for the East Division in this tournament: Levente Keresztes, Owen Luik and Michael Young. Titans head coach Craig Doremus will be the assistant coach for the East Division while Jake Kapel will be the East Division’s equipment manager.
All three players were members of the 2022 NAHL Robertson Cup National Championship team and are age outs.
Keresztes has enjoyed a productive three-year career as a Red Bucket. This season the Budapest, Hungry native is currently third on the team in total points with 31 (15 goals and 16 assists) in 34 games played. He leads the team in goals scored (15).
Luik, in his second season with the Titans, has 14 total points (2 goals and 12 assists) in 35 games played this year. The steady defenseman from Oakville, Ontario is a +6 on the season.
Young, also in his second season with the Titans, leads the team with 35 total points (13 goals and 22 assists) in 28 games played. The Kings Point, NY native is seventh in the league in total points, and he leads the league in shooting percentage (38.2%).
This is the second straight year that Doremus will serve as the East Division’s assistant coach. In his six and a half seasons at the Titans helm, Doremus has a 221 – 160 record for a 58% winning percentage.
Kapel is in his first season as the Red Buckets equipment manager.
The 2023 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament schedule is as follows (all times are Eastern):
Monday, February 6th
1:00pm: South vs. Midwest
4:00pm: East vs. Central
Tuesday, February 7th
11:00am: Central vs. South
2:00pm: Midwest vs. East
All games can be view on HockeyTV.