Senior All-Star Doubleheader Results
Exeter, NH – On Sunday March 19th, at the Rinks of Exeter, the New Hampshire Legends of Hockey (“Legends”) hosted both Senior All-Star Classic Hockey games. The 12:30 pm game was for Division III players only while the 1:00 pm game featured the very best players from Division I and II.
Seniors had been selected by the New Hampshire High School Hockey Coaches Association. At the conclusion of each game, a reception hosted by the Legends took place in the lobby of the Rinks of Exeter for players and their families.
This year, BodyArmor Sport Drink was the Presenting Sponsor. Body Armor is distributed throughout a good portion of New Hampshire by New Hampshire Distributors of Concord.
Nate Bowler (14) of Bishop Brady, Nate Gariepy (13) of Lebanon and Matt Chorlian (4) of Concord in action during the 1:00 pm Division I – II game.
Action during the 12:30 Division III game are Ethan Becker (18) of Belmont Gilford and unidentified player in red.
At the conclusion of each game, all Senior players were announced individually by teams and received a certificate for their participation of the Senior All-Star Classic from John Normand President of the Legends.
A random drawing took place for each game for a Bauer composite stick of a standard stock pattern of their choice. Selected was Luca Haeufler (Conval-Conant) from the 12:30 game and Gabe Loud (Hanover) from the 1:00 pm game.
For the seventh straight year, the Legends provided framed certificates for each member of the various All-State teams. In addition, for each division, the Legends awards certificates to the Player-of-the-Year and Coach-of-the-Year. Those individuals were selected by the NH High School Hockey Coaches Association.
To view the complete list of this year’s All-State recipients Click Here. Certificates for those underclassmen and girls recipients not in attendance were taken by team mates or coaches in attendance for disbursement.
Shown below are Bow High School seniors Doug Champagne, Colin Tracy and Austin Beaudette.
Division III action
Many thanks to the following DI and DII coaches for their time and effort to help make this event a great one. Gary Smith – Lebanon; Jim Tufts – Exeter; Mark McGinn – Salem; Sean Dunn – Windham; Peter Bedford – Londonderry and Gary Bishop – Bishop Guertin.
In addition, many thanks to the following DIII coaches for their time and effort to help make this event a successful one: Dave Saball and Jason Parent – Belmont-Gilford;, Kevin Merrick – Sanborn:, Shane Maurice, Fred Strum and TJ Wrobleski – Somersworth and Denis Kolehmainen and Marc Bourque – John Stark-Hopkinton.
We apologize if any of the coaches were not recognized.