Woburn and Reading Tie 3-3

Posted on January 18, 2021

Woburn, MA – Normally MIAA’s big game days are limited to Wednesdays and Saturdays, but on Monday the Reading Rockets traveled a few miles down the road to face their local rivals in the Woburn Tanners. Reading was only playing their second game on the season, while Woburn had already played twice. As has become…

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Xaverian and SJP skate to 1-1 tie

Posted on January 16, 2021

Middleton, MA – In a long awaited battle, the Eagles of St. John’s Prep officially got their season underway and they weren’t easing into the year, taking on the vaunted Hawks from Xaverian. The Hawks already had one game under their belt, taking on BC High on Wednesday but this was a very different type…

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BC High Uses Timely Scoring to Beat Xaverian 5-2

Posted on January 14, 2021

Canton, MA – Neutral Zone was in attendance both in-person and virtually to watch a Catholic Conference matchup between BC High and Xaverian at the Canton Ice House on Wednesday night. The Catholic Conference is playing a league-only schedule this year comprised of 10 games (home and home versus each team). The games are broken…

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Central Catholic doubles up Andover 4-2

Posted on January 14, 2021

Lawrence, MA – This game was the season opener for two longtime MVC/Dual County rivals: Andover HS Golden Warriors and Central Catholic Raiders who locked horns on Wednesday night at the Lawrence Valley Forum. The two teams provided an exciting back and forth tilt that saw Central Catholic winning 4-2. With no fans in attendance,…

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Marlboro Dispatches Shrewsbury 5-3

Posted on January 13, 2021

Marlboro, MA: The line of Matt Farrell, Sam Miele and Ben Hamann capitalized early and often in the first half, spotting Marlboro a 2-0 lead, while Marcus Chrisafedies closed the game with two lasers from the slot for a 5-3 win.  Shrewsbury stepped on the ice for the first time tonight, and it showed in…

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Belmont Downs Winchester

Posted on January 13, 2021

Woburn, MA: The Belmont Marauders visited the Winchester High No Namers at O’Brien Rink in Woburn, MA. The Middlesex League does not allow anyone in the rink for games so NZ watched online. The feed was better online and we got a solid sense of the players. They played two 22 1/2 minute halves. The…

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SJS Completes 3-2 Comeback Win Over CM

Posted on January 13, 2021

Boston, MA – From the Bruins practice facility of Warrior Ice Arena it was a sea of red and white jerseys tonight: in a top shelf matchup we had the Knights of Catholic Memorial taking on the Pioneers of St. John’s Shrewsbury. This game featured two of the teams we picked preseason as Top 25…

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BC High Outlasts CM 7-1

Posted on January 10, 2021

Braintree, MA – This was the biggest MIAA contest of the young season with longtime Catholic Conference rivals facing off in a rematch of Super 8 combatants from March of 2020. The Catholic Memorial Knights traveled to a new locale of Thayer Sports Center to battle with the BC High Eagles in a marquee matchup….

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Walpole Knocks Off Milton 3-0

Posted on January 9, 2021

Walpole, MA – The Walpole Rebels and Milton Wildcats squared off today at Rodman Arena in Walpole. We caught today’s action via our new sponsor, LiveBarn. After a brief couple of shifts where they felt out their opponent, the Rebels went on the attack and applied pressure in the Wildcats’ zone. Walpole broke the seal…

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Belmont Shuts Out Lexington 4-0

Posted on January 9, 2021

Burlington, MA – In the rubber match of two season-opening games the Belmont Marauders took on the Lexington Minutemen at the Burlington Ice Palace. This game came on the heels of a 3-0 Belmont victory and Lexington was looking for some retribution. What transpired was a great deal of puck possession by the Marauders who…

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