Sean Boltin, Palm Beach Typhoon
Boltin (‘05/Chicago, Ill.) pulled to within one point of capturing the overall Elite scoring title, finishing with 82 points to John Crowdell (Rockets) with 83. The performance of the young junior rookie playing for the Typhoon was one of the big storylines for this past season. You get plenty of attention when you score 43 goals in 43 games. He hit the goal-per-game average for the season by putting up 14 in his last eight games. In addition, he put up 11 assists for 25 points, an average of more than three points per game for February.
Brayden Curry, Palm Beach Typhoon
The ‘05 from Torrance, Calif., more than doubled his points from his 2021-22 rookie season. He put up a 16-37-53 line after posting 26 points last season, the inaugural year for the Typhoon. He pulled off the double by picking up two goals and 17 assists for 19 points in eight February games. His 17 assists were a league high for the month.
Lorenzo Marchetta, Florida Eels
The division champion Eels had several weapons to choose from all year, but it was Marchetta who surfaced as the leading scorer for the 2022-23 season. He finished with a 28-40-60 line in 41 games, and this included his very impressive 6-7-13 totals in six games in February. The ‘03 from Montreal, Que., closed out his junior rookie season with 68 points to place in the top 10 overall.
Chris Maybury, Palm Beach Typhoon
With a 5-3-0-0 record, including wins against the Florida Eels, Florida Jr. Blades and Columbia Infantry, the Typhoon were third in points earned during February. Maybury (‘04/Jacksonville, Fla.) as a +13 in February, and he also put up a 2-7-9 line in the team’s eight games. The second-year Typhoon quintupled his points total from a year earlier, going from five in 2021-22 to 25 in 2022-23.
Frederick Bonebrake, Tampa Bay Juniors
The ‘05 from Lithia, Fla., is a local product who played for Newsome High School on his path to the USPHL Elite. Bonebrake helped the Juniors to a 7-2-0-0 month and the second seed in the upcoming Florida Division playoffs. He put up a 1-6-7 line in seven games played, was a +9 and blocked three shots. For the season, he had 22 points in 37 games (and still found time to play eight games for Newsome High!)
Dylan Bruce, Tampa Bay Juniors
Bruce (‘05/Kitchener, Ont.) was simply outstanding for the Juniors, winning four of their seven total team victories on the month and knocking away 129 of 137 shots. This included a 25-save shutout over the No. 3 seed Atlanta (whom the Juniors will face in the playoffs) and a performance of 41 saves on 43 shots on Feb. 17. For the month, he had a .942 save percentage and a 1.85 goals against average. He finished with a 2.46 GAA and .926 on the season.