FEBRUARY 1, 2018
The North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL), announced its Apex Learning Virtual School Peak Performers for the month of January. The players were selected based upon their performance during games at the fifth and final NAPHL regular season event of the season, which took place in Blaine, Minnesota from January 27-29.
18U Apex Peak Performer (Offense) – Parker Brown, Esmark Stars
The Esmark Stars 18U team needed a big push in the final regular season event of the year as they answered the call, posting a 3-1 record to secure the #7 seed during the upcoming Dixon Cup Playoffs. 18U forward Parker Brown, 18, who is a NAHL tender of the Fairbanks Ice Dogs, showed why he is an NAHL prospect as the native of Hanahan, South Carolina, recorded 11 points in four games to lead the Stars. Brown (5’10/150) had points in all four games, which included three multi-point games. Brown was also selected to and played in the NAPHL 18U All-Star Game during the event, where he recorded an assist. His 24 points this season led the Stars 18U team and tanked tied for 6th in the NAPHL 18U Division.
#2 Star: Joe Winkelmann, CarShield AAA
#3 Star: Zach Purcell, Rocky Mountain RoughRiders