Arlington Pluck the Eagles 3-1

Posted on March 1, 2020

Stoneham, MA -In a non-elimination game in the winners’ bracket of the Super 8, the top seeded Arlington Spy Ponders took beat the St. John’s Prep Eagles 3-1 in a hard-fought and sometimes contentious game at Stoneham Arena. Arlington goalie Nate Brennan was great in the net making 36 stops to earn the win. Arlington…

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Super 8 Recaps: Pope Francis and Framingham Advance

Posted on March 1, 2020

Pope Francis Gets Revenge on BC High 4-0 Bourne, MA – The first period of this Super 8 Championship rematch between BC High and Pope Francis featured chances for both teams. The Eagles carried the play in the first half of the period sustaining some nice zone time against the Cardinals. Pope Francis gained momentum…

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Super 8: CM Eliminates Burlington

Posted on March 1, 2020

Stoneham, MA-In an elimination game in the losers’ bracket of the Super 8, the Burlington Red Devils took on the Catholic Memorial Knights at Stoneham Arena. Catholic Memorial was able to come back and stun the Red Devils on two late goals by Zach Callahan and Mac Casper. Sophomore Dom Walecka was solid in the…

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D1/D2 South Recaps: Archbishop Williams and Bishop Feehan claim victories

Posted on February 29, 2020

Archbishop Williams slips past Wellesley Canton, MA – The barn was packed in Canton today for the D1 South Quarterfinal game between Archbishop Williams and Wellesley. The game started out with both teams feeling each other out. Archies began to gain momentum sustaining some good zone time as the period wore on. Wellesley gained some…

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D1 North Recaps: St. John’s wins Battle for the Bury, Westford Academy takes it in 2OT

Posted on February 29, 2020

North Billerica, MA – Tonight’s tilt at the Chelmsford Forum is a rare occurrence in playoff hockey where two teams from the same hometown are battling it out. This matchup featured St. John’s Shrewsbury vs. Shrewsbury HS and there was a palpable buzz from the second we walked into the arena. Each fan section easily…

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Super 8 Recaps: Pope Francis too much for CM and Arlington silences Framingham

Posted on February 28, 2020

#3 Pope Francis Too Much For #6 CM Framingham, MA: Catholic Memorial couldn’t have asked for a better start to this one, pushing the pace and capitalizing on a Pope Francis mistake for the 1-0 lead just three minutes into the game. Unfortunately, that was the final bright spot as the Cardinals scored early and often in…

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#12 Walpole Uses Two Power Play Goals to Upset #5 Braintree 2-1

Posted on February 27, 2020

Canton, MA – Neutral Zone was in attendance at the Canton Ice House for the Division 1 South First Round Game between #12 Walpole HS and #5 Braintree HS. Walpole scored a power play goal in the first and third period and held on for a 2-1 win and will advance to the quarterfinals to…

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D3 North Playoffs: Swampscott and Lowell post shutouts

Posted on February 27, 2020

Stoneham, MA – We arrived just in time for puck drop as the 13 seed in the D3 North bracket Swampscott and 4-seed Essex Tech got ready to drop the puck for a 6pm tilt at Stoneham Arena. The rink was surprisingly quiet for a playoff game to start but the Big Blue students showed…

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Super 8 Recaps: SJP Upends Xaverian, BC High shuts out Burlington

Posted on February 26, 2020

Framingham, MA – St. John’s Prep got timely goaltending, while capitalizing on a power play and turnover to outlast Xaverian 2-1 in the first night of Super 8 action at Loring Arena.  Both teams brought a heavy game, which played into Prep’s strength with their grind-it-out style of play. Xaverian junior goaltender Kyle Harvey stole…

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D2 Playoffs: Tewksbury blanks North Reading & Wilmington Upsets Marblehead

Posted on February 25, 2020

North Billerica, MA – tonight the D2 playoffs begin at Chelmsford Forum with the three seed Tewksbury taking on 14-seeded North Reading. With the game taking place at 5pm the crowd filed in a bit late as the first period wore on but the students came out in full force. The early action was a…

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