The New Jersey Titans, proud members of the North American Hockey League, have announced today that the team has tendered Titans 18UAAA premier players forward Arhip Sidarovich and defenseman Lucas Karlsson.
Sidarovich, 18, has 19 total points (13 goals and 6 assists) in a combined 12 NAPHL and AYHL games this season. The 6’0”,175 lb. native of Minsk, BLR has appeared in two games earlier in the season for the NAHL Titans.
The 6’3”, 195 lb. Karlsson has a total of nine points (all assists) in combined 15 NAPHL and AYHL games this season. The 17-year-old left-handed shot is a resident of Frederick, MD.
“Arhip is an extremely talented young forward” said Titans head coach and general manager Craig Doremus. “Arhip has elite level vision, playmaking and scoring ability. He has had a really strong start to the season with our midget program and was very effective in his couple of games with us an affiliate player. We are excited to have him under our umbrella. We think he has a bright future with our NAHL team, and we are excited to get to work with him daily with his player development path” said Doremus.
“This was an extra special one as we have gotten to know Lucas for a quite a few years now with his brother being a big part of our program the past two years and helping to bring a Robertson Cup to New Jersey. Lucas has been on the ice with our team quite a few times over the past few years and his game has continued to grow. Lucas joined our midget program this season and has been a big impact player on the blueline all year long. His game has really grown and taken off. He is able to control the game defensively and impose his will with his size and strength. We are excited to have him in our family and we look forward to his future with the NAHL club” concluded Doremus.
“The New Jersey Titans Midget program continues to advance players from within the program” stated Titans President and U18 Head Coach George Haviland. “Arhip and Lucas are the latest two guys to be rewarded for their work. Our Midget program is our feeder program to our Titans NAHL team and these two guys are the latest to be given opportunity to play with our top athletes” added Haviland.
“Arhip is a super gifted forward with off the chart offensive abilities combined with his scoring touch, makes him a no-brainer Tender for our NAHL Titans team he is a for sure a prospect” said Haviland.
“Lucas is a smooth skater that defends very, very well combined with his offensive abilities makes him a real future prospect for our Titans NAHL team” concluded Haviland.