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GTHL announces 2024 U18 ‘AA’ All-Stars fuelled by Gatorade

The Greater Toronto Hockey League announced today the Under-18 ‘AA’ All-Star selections for the 2024 U18 ‘AA’ All-Star Game fuelled by Gatorade on Saturday, January 27 at 1:00PM. The game will be one of three match-ups featured across the U18 All-Star Festival fuelled by Gatorade at Scotiabank Pond.  

Announced on December 13, the U18 ‘A’ All-Star Game will take place in the morning of January 27 at 10:00AM, with the U18 ‘AA’ All-Stars taking to the ice for a matinee match-up afterwards. The U18 ‘AAA’ All-Star Game will close out the 2024 festival at 4:00PM. All games will take place on Rink 1 of Scotiabank Pond. Admission to the games will be free of charge.  

The U18 ‘AA’ All-Star rosters include three goaltenders, six defensemen, and 12 forwards for a total of 42 players selected through a submission process from coaches in the division.  

The coaches and trainers were selected based on their team’s position in the League’s standings. With coaches from the top six teams, the benches have representation from the Greater Toronto Capitals, Markham Islanders, Mississauga Rattlers, Toronto Eagles, Toronto Royals, and the Toronto Shamrocks.

On Team Blue, the Greater Toronto Capitals and the Mississauga Rattlers lead the way with seven players each. The Toronto Royals add four to the roster, while the Vaughan Rangers round out the 21 players with three. 

The Markham Islanders and the Toronto Eagles top the list with seven players each on Team Red. The Toronto Shamrocks have four players featured, with the Duffield Devils adding three.

U18 ‘AA’ All-Star Team Blue Roster: 

ROSTER # POSITION FIRST NAME LAST NAME GTHL TEAM
1 GOALTENDER ARMEN NALBANDIAN MISSISSAUGA RATTLERS
30 GOALTENDER MATEO CONTE GREATER TORONTO CAPITALS
31 GOALTENDER SYDNEY PYBURN TORONTO ROYALS
2 DEFENCE JONATHAN CRUZ MISSISSAUGA RATTLERS
3 DEFENCE LEO RIZZUTO MISSISSAUGA RATTLERS
4 DEFENCE ZACH CONSTANTOPOULOS GREATER TORONTO CAPITALS
5 DEFENCE AIDAN DIBIASE GREATER TORONTO CAPITALS
6 DEFENCE TRISTAN WILCOX TORONTO ROYALS
7 DEFENCE JULIAN FABRIZI VAUGHAN RANGERS
8 FORWARD AIDAN FRISONE* MISSISSAUGA RATTLERS
9 FORWARD LUCA PERRUZZA MISSISSAUGA RATTLERS
10 FORWARD FILIPE MARTINS MISSISSAUGA RATTLERS
11 FORWARD CHRISTIAN DI CESARE MISSISSAUGA RATTLERS
12 FORWARD ALEXANDER ZAFFINO GREATER TORONTO CAPITALS
13 FORWARD OWEN DICRISTOFORO GREATER TORONTO CAPITALS
15 FORWARD LUCA VIVONA GREATER TORONTO CAPITALS
16 FORWARD JOHN MICHAEL GROSSI GREATER TORONTO CAPITALS
17 FORWARD JAYLEN SAMUELS TORONTO ROYALS
18 FORWARD JACK SEAWRIGHT TORONTO ROYALS
19 FORWARD GIANLUCA RUFFA VAUGHAN RANGERS
20 FORWARD MARLEY SKANKS VAUGHAN RANGERS
HEAD COACH RON ROMANO MISSISSAUGA RATTLERS
ASSISTANT COACH CHESTER GROSSI GREATER TORONTO CAPITALS
ASSISTANT COACH ALAN KARADINOVIC TORONTO ROYALS
TRAINER GILBERT MARTINS MISSISSAUGA RATTLERS

*Replaced Luke Romano (unavailable) 

U18 ‘AA’ All-Star Team Red Roster: 

ROSTER # POSITION FIRST NAME LAST NAME GTHL TEAM
1 GOALTENDER JULES GUMMERSON MARKHAM ISLANDERS
30 GOALTENDER IBRAHIM TAHIR MARKHAM ISLANDERS
31 GOALTENDER TYLER KRAWCZYK TORONTO EAGLES
2 DEFENCE STEFANO PUORRO MARKHAM ISLANDERS
3 DEFENCE GIORDANO CRETA TORONTO EAGLES
4 DEFENCE DYLAN WILSON TORONTO EAGLES
5 DEFENCE WILL MILLAR TORONTO SHAMROCKS
6 DEFENCE WILL PANCHAROVSKI TORONTO SHAMROCKS
7 DEFENCE TIM GUITS DUFFIELD DEVILS
8 FORWARD ANTHONY KOZIS MARKHAM ISLANDERS
9 FORWARD PAVLOS SIALTSIS MARKHAM ISLANDERS
10 FORWARD MICHAEL COLACCI MARKHAM ISLANDERS
11 FORWARD KALEB LYTTLETON MARKHAM ISLANDERS
12 FORWARD ROMAN CULLETON TORONTO EAGLES
13 FORWARD DAVIS HARPER TORONTO EAGLES
15 FORWARD NOLAN SINCLAIR TORONTO EAGLES
16 FORWARD ANTONIO BATTISTI TORONTO EAGLES
17 FORWARD GEORGE BARLAS TORONTO SHAMROCKS
18 FORWARD NICK DEGURSE TORONTO SHAMROCKS
19 FORWARD ANTONIO BUFFONE DUFFIELD DEVILS
20 FORWARD GIULIANO VETRO DUFFIELD DEVILS
HEAD COACH ANDREW SHORKEY MARKHAM ISLANDERS
ASSISTANT COACH SHANE SINCLAIR TORONTO EAGLES
ASSISTANT COACH PETER BARLAS TORONTO SHAMROCKS
TRAINER KELLY DEGURSE TORONTO SHAMROCKS

 

To stay up to date with the 2024 U18 All-Star Festival fuelled by Gatorade, visit GTHLCanada.com here. 

Look back at the 2023 U18 ‘AA’ All-Star Game: 

About the Greater Toronto Hockey League  

Founding in 1911, the GTHL is a non-profit organization and the largest minor hockey league in the world. The GTHL registers more than 40,000 annual participants in Markham, Mississauga, Toronto, and Vaughan. The purpose of the GTHL is to govern organized hockey for youth within its jurisdiction, and to foster participation that reflects the cultural demographic of the League’s territory while promoting an environment that is welcoming and inclusive for all participants.

For more information, please contact:  

Stephanie Coratti | Senior Manager, Communications and Marketing  
Greater Toronto Hockey League  
SCoratti@GTHLCanada.com


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