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Jr. Flyers announce Players of the Week for week ending October 14

By Jr. Flyers Marketing 10/16/2018, 7:15pm EDT

The Philadelphia Jr. Flyers are pleased to announce the organization’s Players of the Week for week ending October 14, 2018. The Players of the Week is a weekly feature during the 2018-19 regular season that recognizes top performing players for the Peewee, Bantam and Midget levels. Only players that are recommended by their respective teams are considered for the Players of the Week award.

Bantam Player of the Week – Justin Stupka, Forward, Bantam Minor

Stupka had seven points (4 goals and 3 assists) in the 05’s sweep of the Connecticut Whalers this past weekend. “Justin’s play was outstanding” stated head coach Tyler Hostetter. “I’m very proud of the way he and all his teammates played against the Whalers” concluded Hostetter.

Second star – Bray Frick, Forward, Bantam Major

Honorable mentioned – Hank Reed, Forward, Bantam Major; Brandon Novalilski, Goalie, Bantam Major

PeeWee Player of the Week – No award

Midget Player of the Week – No award

Jr. Flyers Squirt Spotlight for week ending October 14, 2018

By Jr. Flyers Marketing 10/15/2018, 12:15pm EDT

The Philadelphia Jr. Flyers are pleased to announce the Squirt Spotlight for week ending October 14, 2018. Every week a player from the squirt minor (09) and major (08) teams will be featured. You’ll learn more about his favorite movie, food, sports team and more!

This week Chase McKeown and Ahkill Pillai are featured.

Name: Chase McKeown
Nickname: None
Team: Squirt Major
Head Coach: John Frick
Position: Right wing
Shoots: Right
Grade & School: 4th, Lionville Elementary in Downingtown, PA
Favorite class in school: Math
Best part about playing hockey: Playing with friends
Favorite hockey player: Jakub Voracek
Favorite hockey team: Philadelphia Flyers
Favorite food: Salad
Favorite movie: Mighty Ducks 2
Favorite song: Eye of the Storm
Favorite sports team: Philadelphia Flyers
Other sports played: Inline Hockey
Career goal: Professional hockey player
Most famous person(s) met: None
If you could meet one person who would it be: Jakub Voracek
Hobbies: Riding ATVs, collecting hockey cards, target shooting


Name: Ahkill Pillai
Nickname: None
Team: Squirt Minor
Head Coach: Joe Staffieri
Position: Center
Catches: Right
Grade & School: 4th, Gwynedd Square elementary in Lansdale, PA
Favorite class in school: Math
Best part about playing hockey: body checking and scoring
Favorite hockey player: Sidney Crosby
Favorite hockey team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Favorite food: Mac N’ Cheese
Favorite movie: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Favorite song: In My Feelings
Favorite sports team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Other sports played: Tennis and soccer
Career goal: Engineer
Most famous person(s) met: Henrik Lundqvist
If you could meet one person who would it be: Sidney Crosby
Hobbies: Reading and playing Pixel Gun 3D


The Squirt Major team would like to thank its sponsors:
A. Father Nature Landscaping, Mt. Holly, NJ (609) 267-2385
B. Wawa, www.wawa.com
C. The Lewis Group, Royersford, PA
D. Cenova Snow & Ice Solutions, Lafayette Hill, PA
E. Evergreen Consolidated, Egg Harbor City, NJ
F. Ultra Equipment, Forked River, NJ
G. J. Margerison Landscaping, Collegeville, PA
H. Asphalt Pavement, Delran, NJ

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