"He’s a no-nonsense type of kid. He’s a young kid. You don’t think about that because he’s very mature. He’s grabbed a leadership role,” Letizia said. “He does everything. He plays away from the puck. He plays hard."
In late October, the Tomahawks changed to complexion of their team after a slow start to the season. Head coach Mike Letizia made a series of moves that included sending Penn State-commit Hunter Carrick and goalie Vinnie Purpura to the USHL Omaha Lancers. In exchange, the Tomahawks received a player that would become a vital member of the team on and off the ice.
Nedeljkovic comes from impressive hockey bloodlines. Andy's big brother Alex is a top goaltending prospect of the Carolina Hurricanes. .
ANDY BY THE NUMBERS
Nedeljkovic stepped right into the Tomahawks lineup and helped the team find its way through the season. A strong, two-way player, Nedeljkovic netted seven goals on the campaign as well as 16 assists. He also provides a gritty presence on the ice as he earned 105 minutes in the sin bin.
Nedeljkovic was selected to represent the Johnstown Tomahawks and the East Division as a member of the Selects Team at the 2018 Top Prospects Tournament in Plymouth, Mich.