Games of Nov. 1-7, 2023
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.