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Celebrating the Class of 2020: Hopkinton Forward Sean Walsh

Posted on June 17, 2020

With graduation season upon us for high schoolers, there is no better time to celebrate the Class of 2020. The circumstances this year are tough due to the COVID-19 pandemic: many of these young men and women lost the opportunity to finish out their last school year, go to the senior prom, walk at graduation…

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Celebrating the Class of 2020: Wachusett Forward Kevin Skagerlind

Posted on June 15, 2020

With graduation season upon us for high schoolers, there is no better time to celebrate the Class of 2020. The circumstances this year are tough due to the COVID-19 pandemic: many of these young men and women lost the opportunity to finish out their last school year, go to the senior prom, walk at graduation…

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Celebrating the Class of 2020: Lowell Forward Brendan DeMarco

Posted on June 6, 2020

With graduation season upon us for high schoolers, there is no better time to celebrate the Class of 2020. The circumstances this year are tough due to the COVID-19 pandemic: many of these young men and women lost the opportunity to finish out their last school year, go to the senior prom, walk at graduation…

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Celebrating the Class of 2020: Barnstable Forward Brian Frieh

Posted on May 31, 2020

With graduation season upon us for high schoolers, there is no better time to celebrate the Class of 2020. The circumstances this year are tough due to the COVID-19 pandemic: many of these young men and women lost the opportunity to finish out their last school year, go to the senior prom, walk at graduation…

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Celebrating the Class of 2020: Framingham Goalie Jake Handy

Posted on May 25, 2020

With graduation season upon us for high schoolers, there is no better time to celebrate the Class of 2020. The circumstances this year are tough due to the COVID-19 pandemic: many of these young men and women lost the opportunity to finish out their last school year, go to the senior prom, walk at graduation…

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Cardinals Flying High: Louisville Building Through the MIAA

Posted on May 4, 2020

For prospective student-athletes from the MIAA, there are a lot of options to play collegiate hockey. Everyone knows about the NCAA gold standard: Division 1 hockey, but there are only 60 current programs with spots available. Next comes Division 2 hockey, but only seven schools fielded a team last season which means even fewer spots….

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“I Loved The Whole Journey”: 2020 Mr. Hockey Award Winner Ryan Leonard

Posted on April 3, 2020

The puck doesn’t know size, it doesn’t know strength, it doesn’t know heights and weights, class year or age: it only knows who gets there first. It turns out that freshman and 2005-born forward Ryan Leonard of Pope Francis Preparatory School was getting to a lot of pucks first this season, notching 24 goals in…

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2019-20 D1 and D2 All-State and All-Rookie Teams

Posted on March 21, 2020

Neutral Zone’s 2019-20 Mass HS All-State Teams There is no escaping the fact that this season came to an abrupt end after a great regular season and playoff run from numerous teams. The season finished one game shy of completion across all Divisions and geographies as a result of COVID-19 which continues to have rippling…

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Previewing the 2020 Super 8

Posted on February 21, 2020

Well here we are, the regular season is all wrapped up as of February 20 and on Thursday night in Franklin at MIAA headquarters the Super 8 picks were made (see our live video here) – the 30th field selected in the state’s history. By means of a quick recap for those who are new:…

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2020 MassNZ Mr. Hockey Watch List

Posted on February 7, 2020

Now that the calendar has turned to February, the State Tournament is not far away, and that means it’s time to start talking about what was a big hit last year: the @MassNZ Mr. Hockey Award for 2020. As you will likely recall from last year, our first award winner was a consensus selection amongst…

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