USPHL Premier 2023-24 South Region Players Of The Week

Games of Nov. 1-7, 2023


Florida Division 

Forward: Noah Trathen, Florida Eels 

A fifth-year USPHL veteran, Trathen (‘03/Fort Myers, Fla.) was huge for the Eels in their three-game series with the Atlanta MadHatters, that finished with a 2-1 record for the Eels. Trathen put up three goals and added two assists. He had a hat trick and an assist, including the overtime game-winner, in the 5-4 OT victory on Sunday. He also added an assist on Monday in a 5-1 win. 


Defense: Maverick Crupi, Florida Eels

Crupi (‘03/St. Petersburg, Fla.) helped the Eels to their 2-1 weekend against the host MadHatters. He put up a goal and an assist in the opening 3-2 defeat to Atlanta, and then assisted on the Eels’ second goal in the 5-4 OT win. Defensively, he put up a +3 on the weekend and led in ice time with 24:48, and he tied Brayden Goddard in hits with four. 


Goaltender: Aiden Winslow, Bold City Battalion 

Winslow, recently named the Florida Division Goaltender Of The Month, just kept doing what he does well – make lots of saves and win games. He stopped all 46 shots on him from the Tampa Bay Juniors on Nov. 4 for his third shutout. Then he gave up just two on 36 shots on Nov. 5 against Palm Beach, giving him an astounding 78 saves on 80 shots for a .975 save percentage. 


Southeast Division 

Forward: Siamion Marshchanok, Potomac Patriots

The first player to cross the 50-point mark for this season, Marshchanok (‘05/Minsk, Belarus) was on fire last weekend by putting up two goals and assisting on seven assists for nine points in a pair of wins against Columbia. Marshchanok, a 2024-25 NCDC tender of the Pueblo Bulls along with his twin brother Matsvei Marshchanok, has never missed the scoresheet and stands in the USPHL points lead with 53 points in 18 games. 


Defense: Shawn Eliav, Potomac Patriots 

The three-year Patriots veteran Eliav (‘04/Boca Raton, Fla.) registered his first career Premier hat trick on Nov. 5, sending home three from the blue line, and he also had a goal against Columbia one day earlier. He’s currently on a five-game goal-scoring streak. Along with playing on the top D pair with Gustav Sandberg, he was also a +3 for the weekend series. Eliav has also played four NCDC games this season with the Pueblo Bulls. 


Goaltender: Lukas Bjork, Hampton Roads Whalers

Bjork (‘03/Sundsvall, Sweden) was in net for a big victory against the Whalers’ Virginia rivals the Richmond Generals, stopping 36 out of 38 shots in a Nov. 5 4-2 victory. That put his record at 3-2-0-0 on the season.