Dr. Alan D. Halpern of Philadelphia, and Dr. and Mrs. Mark Sacher of Marlton, N.J., announce the engagement of their daughter, Marisa Courtney Halpern, to Vince Alexander Malts, son of Roman and Inna Malts of Huntingdon Valley.

    Marisa is a graduate of Rutgers University New Brunswick, where she earned a bachelor's degree in communications. She is working in the premium services department for Comcast-Spectacor at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia.

    Vince, a 1998 seventh-round draft pick of the Vancouver Canucks, is the chief marketing officer of Endeavor Sports Performance, a full-service athletic training company in Sicklerville, N.J. He is also the director of recruiting for Brandywine Global Selects, a select ice-hockey team based out of Pennsauken, N.J.

    Marisa is the granddaughter of Maxine Halpern and the late Norman Halpern of Wynnewood; Sue Gaston of Marlton, N.J.; and the late Morris Lustman. Vince is the grandson of Betty and Moishe Malts of Northeast Philadelphia, and Liza Tesler and the late Naum Tesler of Northeast Philadelphia.

    The couple is planning a May 2009 wedding in Center City.