Pittsburgh, PA - Nikita Volski, a member of the Midget U18 Esmark Stars, and Asan Abdygulov, a member of the Pee Wee Major U12 (2010) squad, were each selected as the Player's of the Week, Midget 18U Major and Pee Wee 12U Major, for week 18 (Jan 6 - 8, 2022) of the Tier 1 Hockey Federation (T1HF) season.
Abdygulov was recognized for his outstanding play, leading the Stars Pee Wee Major team in scoring with 14 points (9G, 5A) in six games played, as the U12 AAA Stars captured the SuperSeries - Pittsburgh Pee Wee Major AAA title.
"Asan had a great weekend," offered Esmark Stars U12 head coach Nate Nehnevajsa.
Volski was recognized for his work between the pipes as he appeared in three games for Esmark's U18 AAA squad, starting two games and making a relief appearance in the third game, recoding wins in both of his starts. Volski stopped 63 of 67 shots he faced in the three games.
"Nikita turned in a stellar performance," said Esmark Stars U18 head coach Dave Kosick.
The T1HF announces the Players of the Week for each age classification at the conclusion of each week of play.