Monday, March 12, 2012
Wilmington skates to 4-2 win over Winthrop. Complete coverage to come on Tuesday.
Wilmington's boys hockey team erased an early deficit and senior captain Dalton Rolli put home the game winning goal late in the third period of the North Division 2 final on Monday night against Winthrop inside the Tsongas Center in Lowell. With the win, the Wildcats advanced to the state championship game. They'll play Franklin on Sunday on the ice of the TD Garden in Boston. Check out the video of Rolli's winner, and be sure to check back on Tuesday for complete coverage of the game.
Wildcats drop the puck at 6 p.m. inside Lowell's Tsongas Center as they play for the North Division 2 championship.
Blue collar. Defense first. Standout goalie. If you’re trying to figure out why the Winthrop boys hockey team looks familiar, it’s because you’ve seen them all year long if you’ve followed Wilmington on its run to the North Division 2 final. When the two teams hit the Tsongas Center ice on Monday at 6 p.m. with an appearance in the state championship game on the line, the Wildcats know they’re in for a battle. “They’re a lot like us,” said Steve Scanlon. “I think of all the teams that we have faced so far, they mirror us more than anyone. So it’s going to be an interesting match up.” On their path to the title game, Winthrop is yet to allow a goal. The Wildcats meanwhile, have let up just three goals total in their wins over Newburyport, …
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Wilmington boys hockey skates in North Division 2 final. Whose performance will be most critical?
They say that big-time players step up on the biggest of stages. The stage is set for the Wilmington boys hockey team. So who will step up the most for the Wildcats? Wilmington battles Winthrop in the North Division 2 final inside the Lowell Tsongas Center. Puck drops at 6 p.m. and Wilmington Patch will have complete coverage before, during and after the game. Head coach Steve Scanlon's charges have gotten to this point in the season with a balanced effort, receiving stellar performances from veterans and young players alike throughout the lineup. Drew Foley has been nearly unbeatable in between the pipes, defenseman Brian Pickett has helped keep the puck away from his goalie, classmates Cam Owens and Jake Rogers have each been spark plugs…