The PAL JR Islanders are proud to announce that Michael Perrone, John D'Aniello, TJ Hawkins and Daniel Stingi have all signed USPHL tender agreements for next season.
Perrone, ’98, currently plays Canterbury School in New Milford, CT. He spent time with the JR Islanders from 2013-15 and registered eight points.
"I am happy and honored to have been offered a tender with the JR Islanders Premier team. I grew up playing in this organization and I look forward to being back home where I learned to love and respect the great game of hockey."
Stingi, ’98, is also a former member of the JR Islanders from 2013-15 where he has 12 goals and 12 assists for 24 points in 18 games played.
Last year, he played for the Boston Jr. Bruins Split Season U18 team and for the Hotchkiss School. He played a combined 46 games played, with 14 goals and 12 assists for 26 points.
“In terms of what it means to me, I am really excited to come back to the Islanders to play juniors. Not only will I have the chance to come back home after being away at prep school for two years, but I will be able to come back to an organization that I loved playing for,” Stingi said. “The Junior Islanders have a great coaching staff and development system. This will be the perfect way for me to continue my hockey career. I can't wait to get started.”
D’Aniello, ’99, is a current member of the New Jersey Colonials 18U team where he has seven goals and eight assists for 15 points.
“It's honor to be tendered to such a great organization. I would like to thank my coaches, parents, and teammates who helped me along the way. I can't wait to get started,” he said.
Hawkins, ’98, is also another member of the New Jersey Colonials and currently has 12 points in 22 games played.
"I'm very excited for what next year has in store for me and my teammates. I'm so thankful to be able to play in the USPHL and represent the PAL Islanders. I already have a mind set for next year and that is to get stronger, faster and smarter with the puck," Hawkins said. "Most people get excited about games, but I've got to be excited about practice, because that's my classroom."