High School All-Star Doubleheader
Exeter, NH – On Sunday March 19th, at The Rinks at Exeter, the New Hampshire Legends of Hockey (“Legends”) hosted two boy’s Senior All-Star Classic Hockey games.
The 12:00 noon game featured the very best senior players from Division I and II and were played in front of several hundred family and friends. The 12:10 pm game was for Division III players. Participating seniors were selected for both games by the New Hampshire High School Hockey Coaches Association.
This Legends event was once again sponsored by New Hampshire Distributors (NHD) of Concord. NHD also provided post-game product samples for each player from PRIME HYDRATION and Crystal Geyser Spring Water.
Click here to open Division I/II program.
Noon Time Game
After a scoreless first period, both teams scored twice in the second. Ryan Kelley (Bishop Guertin) started off the scoring with an assist from Joel Beard (Keene). Team Red tied it up, on an unassisted goal from Cam Snee (Exeter). Team White took the lead again on a goal from Guertin’s John Mantone assited by Logen Vogel and Tim Keily also of Bishop Guertin. Team Red then tied it once again on a goal from Exeter’s Ryan Davis with an assist to Ben Padykula (Londonderry).
Team Red took the lead in the third on a goal from Brenda Thornton (Bedford) with an assist going to Roger Davis (Exeter). Then on a goal from Joel Beard (Keene) the game was tied once again with an assist going to Joey Tarbell (Concord).
But with just 4:19 left, Cam Snee (Exeter) scored the game winner (his second of the game) with assists going to Jack Doherty (Pinkerton) and Wyatt Bell (Dover).
Team Red goaltenders were 1st period Damien Carter (Pinkerton 10/10), 2nd period Brett Davis (Dover 10/12) and Evan Johnston (Bedford 7/8).
Team White goaltending duties for the first two periods were from Vito Mancini (Windham 8/8 and 12/14) while the 3rd period duties were from Jake Webber (Goffstown 8/10).
Click here to open Division III program.
In the Division III contest, there was another great game. Team White took the lead after one period on an unassisted goal from Jackson Collins of Belmont-Gilford.
In the second, Team Red came out flying scoring four straight goals. The first was from Sam Seavey (Kennett) assisted on Landyn Croteau (Berlin-Gorham), then Aidan Jenkins (Sanborn-Epping) with assists from Brody Duquette (Berlin-Gorham). The third of four was scored by Sam Gosselin (Sanborn-Epping) and assisted by Sam Seavey while the last goal in the period from Team White was scored by Jackson Robinson (Belmont-Gilford) with an assist going to Isaac Winsor (Hollis-Brookline-Derryfield).
Team Red came out again scoring two straight with Brody Duquette (Berlin-Gorham) scoring the first from Sam Seavey and Jack Robinson (Kennett) with the second from Sam Gosselin with assists to Brady Powicki (Sanborn-Epping) and Aidan Jenkins.
Team White battled hard, down 6-2, came back with three straight goals, while just falling short, 6-5.
The first goal for them was scored by Jesse Gertz (Hollis-Brookline-Derryfield) with an assist from Abram Martel (Pembroke-Campbell). Jack Lager (Hollis-Brookline-Derryfield) scored an unassisted game while Jesse Gertz scored his second of the game and finished out the scoring.
The winning goaltender for Team Red was Colin Duprey (Sanborn-Epping) while Team White’s goaltender was Calvin Quinn (Hollis-Brookline-Derryfield).
After the games, the coaches convened to select players to represent New Hampshire in the Make a Wish game against Vermont this summer.
The 31st Annual Boy’s & 26th Annual Women’s VT/NH All-Star Hockey Classic benefiting Make-A-Wish Vermont and Make-A-Wish New Hampshire will take place at the Gutterson Field House at the University of Vermont on July 1st.
The girl’s game will begin at 4 pm and the boy’s game at 6:30 pm. The Skills competition will be held Friday night.
Those players chosen for the Boy’s team will be contacted by the coaches in the near future.
Go to http://www.allstarhockeyclassicvtnh.org/ for details of the Vermont event for our Boys and Girls teams
Players will once again be adorned in the New Hampshire Legends of Hockey uniforms. The Coaches for the Vermont game should be contacting the players very soon.