2019 Shriners All-Star Classic Set for Sunday in Canton

The following article is an editorialized version of a press release by the Massachusetts State Hockey Coaches Association.

With the 2018-19 Mass HS season wrapped up and the trophies handed out, the final Boys game left to be played is the 10th Annual Aleppo Shriners All-Star Classic, put on by the Massachusetts State Hockey Coaches Association on Sunday, March 31 at 4:10pm, to be played at the Canton Ice House. The 7th Annual Aleppo Shriners Girls All-Star Classic for the Girls will take place in Canton at 2pm, just preceding the Boys game.

The All-Star Games will feature the state’s top 92 high school senior boys and girls from MIAA schools, as selected by the MSHCA and the teams will be split into Team South and Team North. Admission to the games will be $11 with proceeds to benefit the Shriners Hospital for Children. Doors will open at 1:30pm. Scroll below for roster tables.

“These games are a terrific opportunity for the elite Massachusetts high school hockey players to showcase their talents in front of scouts and hockey fans alike,” stated Game Director Peter Simmons. “Aleppo Shriners take great pride in partnering with the Mass High School Hockey Coaches Association and presenting the All-star game as it brings the best high school hockey talent in one place for a terrific exhibition.”

You may recognize the names of some of the game’s more famous alumni who been drafted and in some cases played in the NHL:

  1. Max Willman (Barnstable HS –121st pick by Buffalo Sabres in 2014)
  2. Liam Coughlin (Catholic Memorial HS – 130th pick by Edmonton Oilers)
  3. Nolan Vesey (Austin Prep – 158th pick by Toronto Maple Leafs)
  4. Brian Pinho (St. John’s Prep – 174th pick by Washington in 2013)
  5. Chris Leblanc (Winthrop HS – 161st pick by Ottawa in 2013)
  6. Sam Kurker (St. John’s Prep – 56th pick by St. Louis in 2012)
  7. Brendan Collier (Malden Catholic HS – 189th pick by Carolina in 2012)
  8. Colin Blackwell (St. John’s Prep – 194th pick by San Jose in 2011)

“The Massachusetts State Hockey Coaches Association is extremely excited about the upcoming games and grateful to the Aleppo Shriners for making this an annual occurrence,” said MSHCA Board of Director member David Spinale. “Eight former All-Stars have been drafted by the NHL and we have another extremely talented group slated to skate on March 31st.”

About the Aleppo Shriners
Shriners, or Shrine Masons, belong to Shriners International. The Shrine is an international Fraternity of approximately 500,000 members who belong to Shrine Centers throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Republic of Panama Germany and the Philippines. Founded in New York City in 1872, the organization is composed solely of Master Masons.

About the Shriners Hospital for Children – Boston
This 30-bed pediatric burn hospital provides comprehensive acute care and reconstructive and rehabilitative care to children who have been burned. A brand-new hospital was recently constructed in Boston to replace the old facility. This hospital is one of 22 Shriners Hospitals throughout North America.

About the Shriners Hospitals for Children — Springfield
This hospital recently completed a $2 million renovation to its outpatient department to accommodate the growing trend in outpatient activity. After several years of planning, the project was executed in February 2009, with the end result being additional modernized space needed to handle 20,000 clinic visits annually.

NoPlayer NamePositionHeightWeightSchool
2Keith BurkeD5'11"175Woburn High School
3Brendan DonovanF5'9"150Reading Memorial High School
4Nick FelicianoF5'9"155Stoneham High School
5John DiFilippoF5'10"160Lynn Classical High
6Michael MucciD5'9"160Westford Academy
7Michael DrewF5'11"165Winchester High School
8Timothy FarleyF6'1"165Saint John's Shrewsbury
9Tyler RaposaD5'11"170St. John's Prep
10Chris RooneyF5'9"170Catholic Memorial
11Jake SitakD6'2"170North Andover High School
12Kyle OuelletteD5'11"172St. Marys Lynn
13Colin ReddyF5'10"175ST.Mary's
14JT LogueF6'0"180Waltham High School
15Thomas HassettF5'9"185Lowell High School
16Luke MurphyD6'1"185Watertown High School
17Jackson HornungD6'1"190Ashland High School
18Frankie LinsoD6'1"190Boston Latin School
19Matthew SchuhwerkF6'0"194Andover High School
20Cameron O'BrienF5'11"200Hudson High School
21Brian CloughertyF6'5"205Lynn Classical
22Joe LaporeF6'0"225Winchester High School
30Michael StaffiereG5'9155Canton High School
33Patrick CoteG5'10"160Lowell High Scool
35Henry O'BrienG5'11"185Catholic Memorial
NoPlayer NamePositionHeightWeightSchool
2Owen ManningF5'6"140Whitman Hanson
3Patrick PageD5'9"145Bristol Plymouth Regional Technical School
4Aidan FlynnF5'6"147Braintree High School
5Caleb IkkelaF5'10"155Bishop Stang
6Max CocchiF5’7"160Pope Francis Prepatory School
7William CoteD5'6"160Dartmouth High School
8Michael PitocchelliF5'9"160Xaverian Brothers High School
9Michael TersoniF5' 8"160Framingham High School
10Kevin BuckleyD6'0"165Marshfield High School
11Makem DemersF5”11"170Pope Francis
12Jeremy SouzaF5'10"170Braintree High School
13Thomas ChmielewskiF6'1"180Needham High School
14Trent KamkeD5'10"180Needham High School
15Jack VenturelliD6'1"185Duxbury
16Josh BartonF6'1"195Xaverian Brothers High school
17Patrick DonahueD5'10''195Boston College High School
18Thomas KramerF6'1"195Boston College high school
19Griffin LynchD6'0"195Quincy High School
20Jake HigginsD6' 2"200Hingham High
21Will KenneyF6' 4"220Hingham
22Ryan NolteA6'0"170Canton High School
30Conner HarkinsG5'8"155Bridgewater-Raynham
33Brett BorgesG6'1"175Coyle & Cassidy
35Kevin ChandlerG6'2"175Hanover High School
NoPlayer NamePositionHeightWeightSchool
2Katherine ParadisF5'5"Reading Memorial High School
3Emma BrennanD5'3"105Matignon High School
4Sydney CrestaF5'4"120Swampscott High School
5Grace FlanaganD5'3"125Chelmsford High School
6Francesca FrelickD5' 5"125Austin Prep
7Corlene GuenardF5'6"125Acton-Boxborough Regional High School
8Madison HentoshD5'3"125St. Mary's Lynn
9Abby StaffordD5'3"135Lynn Classical High School
10Carolyn CurleyF5'3"140Tewksbury Memorial High School
11Kayleigh ButlerF5'7"145Kayleigh Katherine Butler
12Codi ButtF5’6”145St. Mary’s Lynn
13Ava DalyD5'8"150Danvers High School
14Eliana KaneD5'8"150Haverhill Highschool
15Hannah KeatingF5'8"155North andover high school
16Delaney CoutureFShrewsbury High School
17Maeve CrehanF5'6"145Austin Prep
18Molly FlynnDArlington High School
20Cassidy GruningF5'6"125Tewksbury Memorial High School
21Julia MasottaF5'1"120Tewksbury High
22Erin O'BrienF5'4"125Arlington High School
32Molly ElmoreG5'4"105Newburyport High School
34Sean D'UrsoG5'3"115Andover High School
36Kaia HollingsworthG5'5"145Methuen High School
NoPlayer NamePositionHeightWeightSchool
2Nicole ConnorD5'5"120King Philip
3Mairead KennedyD5’4"120Duxbury High School
4MacKenzie HeathFArchbishop Williams HS
5Casey MessinaF5'2"125Norwell High School
6Alexa GrazianoF5’6"140Notre Dame Academy
7Elizabeth JacobsonD5'4"140Hingham High School
8Kiley EricksonD5'5"130Duxbury High School
9Julia SalvucciF5'3125Higham High School
10Molly BurnesF5'4''130Natick High School
11Meghan HamiltonF5'6"120Walpole High School
12Kat KeithF5’4”120Westwood high school
13Brooke ReillyD5'8"121Needham High School
14Carly BiroliniF5'3"120Pembroke High School
15Maggie MalloyF5'3"127Canton High School
16Abigail HollandF5'5"130Braintree High School
17Lexi SchmalzF5'7"135Needham High School
18Erin FlemingD5'8"Wellesley High School
20Delia LeeD5'8"140Braintree high school
21Madison RyanD5'3"142Walpole High School
22Lauren FitzpatrickF5'6"145Canton high school
32Meg NolanG5'4"130Old Rochester HS
34Leah WhiteG5'8"130Hingham High School
36Caroline McDonoughG5'6''150