Team Facts
Plays in Tier 1 Hockey Federation 16U
16U AAA
Full name New Jersey Rockets 16U AAA Elite Team colours Black + Grey Town Bridgewater, NJ Founded 2014

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
Alessandro Capano (G) 16 2006 NY, USA - - -
Johnny DiClementi (G) 16 2006 Staten Island, NY, USA - - -
DEFENSEMEN
Timothy Apelizan (D) 16 2006 Jersey City, NJ, USA 5'9" 132 R
Josef Davis (D) 15 2007 - - -
Adam Raben (D) 17 2006 New York, NY, USA - - -
#65 Dhruv Thakare (D) 16 2006 Scotch Plains, NJ, USA 5'10" 154 L
Val Wagner (D) 17 2006 Madison, NJ, USA - - R
Sean Waksmunski (D) 16 2006 White House Station, NJ, USA 6'1" 185 L
Adam Zaremba (D) 16 2006 South Plainfield, NJ, USA 5'11" 152 R
FORWARDS
Thomas Apelizan (C) 16 2006 Jersey City, NJ, USA 5'10" 165 L
Jack Buonato (C) 16 2006 Staten Island, NY, USA 6'1" 161 R
Anthony DiPaolo (F) 17 2006 Nutley, NJ, USA 5'6" 134 R
Paul Elia (F) 15 2007 NJ, USA 5'10" 141 L
Daniel Furman (F) 16 2007 NJ, USA 6'2" 176 L
Rastislav Girgosko (F) 16 2006 Staten Island, NY, USA 5'7" 141 L
Michael Kelly (F) 16 2006 Basking Ridge, NJ, USA 5'11" 165 R
Matthew Korobko (F) 16 2006 NJ, USA 5'10" 146 L
#27
Max Kouznetsov (LW/C) 22 2000 Voorhees, NJ, USA 5'11" 174 L
Maxim Kuznetsov (F) 17 2006 Brooklyn, NY, USA 5'6" 170 L
Dylan Raben (F) 16 2006 New York, NY, USA 5'8" 148 R
Jack Ryan (C) 16 2006 Westfield, NJ, USA 5'11" 165 R
Henry Schneider (F) 17 2006 Readington, NJ, USA 5'2" 86 R
Jegor Sobolev (F) 16 2006 Klaipeda, LTU 6'3" 176 L
Position: G: 2, D: 7, F: 14 | Av Age: 16.24 years | Av Ht: 5'10" | Av Wt: 153 lbs | Compare with other teams
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 22 players
1 player
Experience New Jersey Rockets 16U AAA 2: 380 GP Affiliated Team(s) New Jersey Rockets 13U AA (13U AA)
New Jersey Rockets 13U AA 2 (13U AA)
New Jersey Rockets 13U AAA Acad (13U AAA)
New Jersey Rockets 15U AA (THF 15U)
New Jersey Rockets 18U AAA 2 (THF 18U)
Games
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
08/02/2021
08/02/2021 Confirmed Leaving Thomas Klochkov (F) Leaving for Univ. of Connecticut
10/27/2020
10/27/2020 Confirmed Leaving Alexander Farmer (F) Leaving for Lindsay Muskies
09/26/2020
09/26/2020 Confirmed Leaving Jason Gallucci (D) Leaving for Penn State Univ.
12/01/2019
12/01/2019 Confirmed Leaving Michael Rubin (D) Leaving for Merrimack College
11/01/2019
11/01/2019 Confirmed Leaving Matthew Brille (F) Leaving for Brown Univ.
08/05/2019
08/05/2019 Confirmed Leaving Ralfs Sebastjans Bergmanis (D) Leaving for HS Riga
06/12/2015
06/12/2015 Confirmed Leaving Kyle MacLean (F) Leaving for Oshawa Generals
05/29/2015
05/29/2015 Confirmed Leaving Anthony DeMeo (D) Leaving for Soo Greyhounds
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
New Jersey Rockets 16U AAA
2002-2003 AYHL 16U 24 21 0 3 - - 161 37 42 1.75 1 -
2003-2004 AYHL 16U 27 19 4 4 - - 107 49 42 1.56 1 -
2004-2005 AYHL 16U 24 13 3 8 - 0 83 46 29 1.21 6 -
2005-2006 AYHL 16U 25 12 4 9 - 0 79 73 28 1.12 5 -
2006-2007 AYHL 16U 20 10 0 10 - 0 66 73 20 1.00 5 -
2007-2008 AYHL 16U 21 2 0 19 - 0 23 140 4 0.19 11 -
2008-2009 AYHL 16U 22 2 1 19 - 0 31 117 5 0.23 11 -
2010-2011 AYHL 16U 22 4 2 16 - 0 44 105 10 0.45 9 -
2011-2012 AYHL 16U 22 11 1 9 - 1 76 62 24 1.09 7 -
2012-2013 AYHL 16U 25 16 0 7 - 2 121 53 34 1.36 4 -
2013-2014 AYHL 16U 26 7 3 15 - 1 64 100 18 0.69 10 -
2014-2015 T1EHL 16U 28 15 - 13 - 0 74 82 43 1.54 3 -
AYHL 16U 30 12 1 13 - 4 93 93 29 0.97 10 -
EJEPL 16U - - - - - - - - - - 6 -
2015-2016 AYHL 16U 28 14 5 9 - 0 115 102 33 1.18 6 Semifinal loss
2016-2017 USPHL 16U - - - - - - - - - - - First round loss
2017-2018 USPHL 16U 27 10 0 17 - 0 86 113 20 0.74 5 First round loss
2018-2019 USPHL 16U 30 21 - 7 - 2 160 77 44 1.47 3 First round loss
2019-2020 USPHL 16U 20 17 - 3 - 0 131 30 34 1.70 1 Champion
2020-2021 USPHL 16U 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0 0 - 9 -
2021-2022 USPHL 16U 16 15 - 0 - 1 87 32 31 1.94 2 Champion
New Jersey Rockets 16U AAA 2
2022-2023 THF 16U 19 8 - 11 - - 43 51 0 0.00 1 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Jason Siedem (F) 2022-2023 Blackfalds Bulldogs AJHL 48 18 37 55 18
2. Matt Brown (F) 2022-2023 Boston Univ. NCAA 27 13 25 38 4
3. Ryan Schelling (F) 2022-2023 Northeast Generals NAHL 41 7 27 34 18
4. Micah Berger (F) 2022-2023 Wenatchee Wild BCHL 29 16 14 30 12
5. Anthony Vernillo (F) 2022-2023 P.A.L. Junior Islanders USPHL Premier 31 16 12 28 16
6. Matthew Brille (F) 2022-2023 Chippewa Steel NAHL 36 12 16 28 6
7. Matthew Balzarotti (F) 2022-2023 Villanova Univ. ACHA 21 13 14 27 2
8. Gregory Hendrickson (F) 2022-2023 Farmingdale State College (D2) CHF 17 10 17 27 15
9. Jason Gallucci (D) 2022-2023 Coquitlam Express BCHL 36 3 23 26 39
10. Nicholas Vantassell (F) 2022-2023 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 37 12 11 23 12
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Greg Spitznagel (F) 124 102 59 161
2. Evan Brown (F) 122 25 130 155
3. Michael Rubin (D) 127 39 90 129
4. Matthew Brille (F) 107 55 61 116
5. Gleb Veremyev (F) 84 48 55 103
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Greg Spitznagel (F) 124 102 59 161
2. Matthew Brille (F) 107 55 61 116
3. Matt Brown (F) 43 52 31 83
4. Stepan Kuznetsov (F) 86 49 34 83
5. Gleb Veremyev (F) 84 48 55 103
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Evan Brown (F) 122 25 130 155
2. Michael Rubin (D) 127 39 90 129
3. Jake Geraci (D) 96 10 64 74
4. Matthew Brille (F) 107 55 61 116
5. Greg Spitznagel (F) 124 102 59 161
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Gregory Hendrickson (F) 28 4 14 146
2. Luke Rowe (D) 72 2 24 126
3. Zac Fischl (D) 40 1 2 98
4. Kevin Charyszyn (F) 31 23 50 94
5. John Scala (F) 28 16 21 86
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Michael Rubin (D) 127 39 90 129
2. Greg Spitznagel (F) 124 102 59 161
3. Evan Brown (F) 122 25 130 155
4. Raymond Berezniak (D) 108 6 28 34
5. Matthew Brille (F) 107 55 61 116
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Hubert Polchlopek (F) 9 16 29 3.22
2. Matt Cook (F) 5 6 13 2.60
3. Bryan Gitler (F) 20 17 51 2.55
4. Michael DePrisco (F) 10 8 22 2.20
5. Jason Siedem (F) 16 13 34 2.13
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Greg Spitznagel (F) 2019-2020 16U AAA 75 59 27 86 1.15 -
2. Ryan Schelling (F) 2020-2021 16U AAA 68 28 58 86 1.26 -
3. Evan Brown (F) 2019-2020 16U AAA 74 16 70 86 1.16 -
4. Gleb Veremyev (F) 2019-2020 16U AAA 63 37 37 74 1.17 -
5. Zachary Wagnon (F) 2020-2021 16U AAA 68 23 46 69 1.01 -
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Greg Spitznagel (F) 2019-2020 16U AAA 75 59 27 86 1.15 -
2. Micah Berger (F) 2020-2021 16U AAA 68 39 26 65 0.96 -
3. Gleb Veremyev (F) 2019-2020 16U AAA 63 37 37 74 1.17 -
4. Stepan Kuznetsov (F) 2020-2021 16U AAA 52 35 11 46 0.88 -
5. Ryan Schelling (F) 2020-2021 16U AAA 68 28 58 86 1.26 -
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Evan Brown (F) 2019-2020 16U AAA 74 16 70 86 1.16 -
2. Ryan Schelling (F) 2020-2021 16U AAA 68 28 58 86 1.26 -
3. Zachary Wagnon (F) 2020-2021 16U AAA 68 23 46 69 1.01 -
4. Jake Geraci (D) 2019-2020 16U AAA 76 6 43 49 0.64 -
5. Michael Rubin (D) 2019-2020 16U AAA 77 18 42 60 0.78 -
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Gregory Hendrickson (F) 2014-2015 T1EHL 16U 28 4 10 14 0.50 146
2. John Scala (F) 2014-2015 T1EHL 16U 28 16 5 21 0.75 86
3. Brett Carey (D) 2014-2015 AYHL 16U 26 2 7 9 0.35 85
4. Josh Mead (F) 2014-2015 AYHL 16U 28 6 7 13 0.46 84
5. Patrick Pascarella (F) 2008-2009 AYHL 16U 27 3 1 4 0.15 84
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 5'10" 153 lbs 16.24
2021-2022 5'10" 154 lbs 15.67
2020-2021 6'0" 182 lbs 16.10
2019-2020 6'0" 182 lbs 16.00
2018-2019 6'0" 174 lbs 15.68
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