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Devils honor February's top high school hockey players

High School Players of the Month of February, All-Tournament Teams, and Jersey Sports Zone's Top Five Goals of the Month came out to Devils games in March

by Caela McLoughlin @NJDevils /

On Thursday, March 21, the Devils hosted New Jersey Sports Zone's Top Five Goals of the Month winners prior to taking on the Boston Bruins for a 7PM puck drop at Prudential Center. The five high school hockey players met with Devils forward Kevin Rooney before the game where he watched video clips of all the goal scorers.

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The highlight video of the five players' goals was shown on the jumbotron at Prudential Center during the intermission of the Devils game that evening. It was Delbarton's Mike Balzarotti walked away with February's top goal of the month. Just a few days later, prior to the Devils home game on Monday, March 25 against the Buffalo Sabres, New Jersey Sports Zone hosted their All-State Banquet, where they invited out the top goal scorers from December, January, and February to attend.

On Saturday, March 30, during the Devils Fan Appreciation Night presented by M&M'S, February's High School Players of the Month presented by RWJBarnabas Health, along with the All-Tournament Teams for the 2019 NJSIAA State High School Ice Hockey Championships, met with Devils forward Joey Anderson and RWJBarnabas Health executive Wendell Alexis. Each high school athlete in attendance was awarded a certificate to commemorate the honor.

The February winners, announced in March, concluded the New Jersey Devils High School Player of the Month Program presented by RWJBarnabas Health for the 2018-19 season. The Players named for the final month of this year's program were: goalie Jeremy Connor (St. John Vianney, Shore Conference); forward Aidan Trainor (Princeton, Colonial Valley Conference); forward Greg Spitznagel (Summit, Essex/Union Hockey League); forward Tyler Sedlak (Don Bosco Prep, Gordon Conference); forward Alex Konovalov (Ridge, Greater Middlesex/Skyland Conference); forward Sean Murray (Morris Knolls, MCSSIHL); forward Molly Coyne (Chatham-Madison, Girls Hockey); defenseman Sean Vlasich (Northern Highlands, Big North Conference).

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For more information on High School Players of the Month presented by RWJBarnabas Health and New Jersey Sports Zone's Top Five Goals of the Month, or to view previous winners, visit To stay up to date on all Devils-related news, follow the team on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @NJDevils.

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