Atlantic Youth Hockey League


Nikita Nesterenko of the New Jersey Titans, has announced his Commitment to Brown University. The Titans 6’ forward said, “I am super honored and excited to have committed to Brown University. Playing a significant portion of my youth hockey in the AYHL I think was a major part in my development and success as a player. Coach Haviland and the entire Titans organization do a great job preparing their players for the next level and help bring out the best in me every day. I am looking for to another amazing season with the Titans and know that the AYHL competition will push me to develop myself as a player each and every day.” Nikita will join Brown for the 2020-2021 season, until then he will continue to help the Titans try and win an AYHL Championship.   


The Atlantic Youth Hockey League is the USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier I AAA youth hockey league of the Atlantic District. From Connecticut to Maryland, the AYHL’s membership is comprised of over 100 teams, representing four districts, and is spread across six playing divisions. The AYHL’s mission is to develop young players with competition, fun, and good sportsmanship, and move them on to the next phase of their hockey career. With a distinguished alumni list of players that spent a portion of their playing career in the AYHL, today’s players choose to play in the AYHL knowing that it is a proven stepping stone for those serious in their hockey pursuits.


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