Shawsheen Sneaks Past Lowell Catholic 3-2

Posted on February 3, 2024

North Billerica, MA – This Saturday afternoon matinee featured the Lowell Catholic Crusaders hosting the Shawsheen Tech Rams at the Chelmsford Forum. Entering this game, Shawsheen was ranked third in the MIAA Power Rankings for D3 and Lowell Catholic checked in at 29th in D2, both teams in prime playoff positions. Physical is a good…

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Newburyport Outlasts Lynnfield 3-2 in OT

Posted on February 3, 2024

Newburyport, MA – MassNZ figured it’s a beautiful day for a hockey game, why not watch two? We stuck around Graf Arena following the first matchup to watch the Clippers of Newburyport host the Pioneers of Lynnfield. This matchup features two of the top teams in their respective divisions. Coming in, Newburyport was ranked 5th…

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Essex Tech Upstages Triton on Senior Day with 3-2 Win

Posted on February 3, 2024

Newburyport, MA – MassNZ made the drive out to Newburyport for a marquee matchup of top D3 teams: the Hawks of Essex Tech and the Vikings of Triton. The Hawks came into today’s noon matchup ranked 5th and the Vikings were ranked 8th. This game would be critical for better positioning in the Power Rankings….

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Tewksbury Knocks Off Top-Ranked Concord-Carlisle 6-1

Posted on January 31, 2024

Tewksbury, MA – MassNZ was in the house for what was the game of the night and a huge rematch in Division 2 as top-ranked Concord-Carlisle Patriots took on the second-ranked Tewksbury Redmen as per the MIAA Power Rankings. In their last meeting on January 6, CC took the win by a final of 5-2…

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Ed Burns Tournament: 8-seed Franklin and 5-seed Reading Victorious

Posted on January 28, 2024

Arlington, MA – MassNZ drove through the rain and sleet to Ed Burns Arena in Arlington, with a pregame stop at D’Agostinos, of course. We were on hand to watch the opener of the Ed Burns Coffee Pot Tournament as the top-seeded Hingham Harbormen took on the 8th-seeded Franklin Panthers in a big matchup for…

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St. Mary’s Lynn Shuts Out Bishop Fenwick 2-0

Posted on January 24, 2024

Lynn, MA – MassNZ’s second game of the evening featured two CCL rivals renewing hostilities as the 15-ranked Spartans of St. Mary’s Lynn hosted the unranked Crusaders of Bishop Fenwick. Thanks to the wonders of the internet we were able to tune in tonight to the game at Connery Rink with a little help from…

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Dover-Sherborn-Weston Defeats Hopkinton 4-2

Posted on January 24, 2024

Marlboro, MA – In Rink One at the New England Sports Center, the Hopkinton Hillers played the Dover-Sherborn-Weston Raiders in a key TVL matchup. The night was “Unite for the Fight,” as Hopkinton raised money for Cancer Research in honor of their assistant coach, Stephen Munier. Andrew Goldstein started in goal for the Raiders, and…

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Winthrop Wins an Instant Classic Over Masconomet 4-3 in OT

Posted on January 20, 2024

Haverhill, MA – The Winthrop Vikings came into the night undefeated and in this game against the Masconomet Chieftains, it took 49 minutes and 56 seconds for them to leave undefeated. Senior forward Petey Silverman got the Vikings started with 11:07 left in the first when he threw a puck he received from Mike Holgersen to the…

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Winchester Shuts Out Reading 2-0

Posted on January 20, 2024

Reading, MA – MassNZ is double dipping in Middlesex League action tonight as the 11th-seeded Rockets of Reading took on the 23rd-ranked Red and Black of Winchester. This was a special night at Burbank Arena as it was Pink The Rink Night and the players and parent staffers went all out to decorate the venue….

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Arlington Slips Past Woburn 3-2 in OT

Posted on January 20, 2024

Woburn, MA – MassNZ made the trip down to Woburn to O’Brien Arena for a Middlesex League matchup of Top 10 teams in the Power Rankings. The D1 8th-ranked Spy Ponders of Arlington were on the road taking on the hosts: the D2 3rd-ranked Tanners of Woburn. For a noontime start, the building was buzzing…

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