Monday, April 1, 2013
Boston Bruins forward Jay Pandolfo, a 1992 Burlington High School graduate, said he was excited to see his alma mater win a second straight Division 1 championship.
Jay Pandolfo is hoping to help the Boston Bruins on a Stanley Cup this season. But in the meantime, the Burlington High School graduate is excited to know his alma mater has already hoisted a trophy of its own. Pandolfo, a 1992 BHS gradaute and current Bruins forward, said after a recent practice session in Wilmington that he was glad to see that the Red Devils were able to polish off a second straight Division 1 state championship when they recently toppled Marshfield at TD Garden. Are you a big fan of the Red Devils? You'll also want to see:
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Burlington High School won the boys hockey state title with a 4-2 win over Marshfield on Sunday at TD Garden.
Written off by many after a slow start to the season, the Burlington High School boys hockey team capped a stellar bounceback on Sunday night with a 4-2 victory over Marshfield in the Division 1 championship game, the team's second consecutive title. Joe Berardi put Burlington on top in the opening minutes of play, but Marshfield evened the score before the period was over. Sean Murphy put home two straight goals in the middle period and JP Scola added a tally in the second period as well, helping the Red Devils pull ahead 4-1. Senior goalie Derek DeCastro was sparkling in net once again, leading the charge for the Red Devils. "We have a lot of heart," said Burlington head coach Bob Conceison. "We've played that way the whole second half …
Burlington High School skates against Marshfield, hoping to bring home a second straight Division 1 state championship.
Burlington High School's boys hockey team has been there before. Now they hope to do it again. The Red Devils take on Marshfield at 8:15 p.m. on the ice of TD Garden, the same venue where they took home a state championship one season ago. "It’s a different team than last year, but we do use last year as a motivation in terms of getting back (to TD Garden)," said head coach Bob Conceison. "What happens on Sunday will be unaffected by last year. It’s a different day and a different year. But certainly they had it in the back of their mind." According to Conceison, the game will feature to significantly different styles of play. Marshfield will look to light the scoreboard early and often, but will be susceptible to allowing goals in its own…
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Heading to the Burlington High School boys hockey title game on Sunday night? Here's what you need to know before you head out the door.
As you probably know by now, the Burlington High School boys hockey team is headed to TD Garden in Boston for the Division 1 state championship game. But there's plenty more you need to know before Sunday's game. So as you get ready to support the Red Devils, here are five pieces of useful information to get you ready for the contest. Game Time in Boston: Puck drops on the championship game at 8:15 p.m. inside TD Garden. The Red Devils will take on Marshfield, a team that has lost the last two state championship tilts in a row. Last year Burlington dominated Milton from the start as it skated to a championship win. Tickets to TD Garden: If you are making the trip to see the game in person, purchasing seats in advance can save you a few …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Patch will bring you live updates from the Division 1 state championship game at TD Garden on Sunday between Burlington High and Marshfield High.
The Division 1 state championship game between the Burlington High Schools boys hockey team and Marshfield High will be covered with a live blog right here on Burlington Patch. Check in on Sunday for the live blog. The blog will go live around 8 p.m. and the action is scheduled to begin at 8:15 p.m. In addition to getting updates on the game, the live blog gives you a chance to comment on the action, ask questions and cheer on the Red Devils. During last weekend's North Division 1 title game Burlington fans were very vocal as the Red Devils beat out Winchester in a shootout for the win. Are you a big fan of the Red Devils? You'll also want to see:
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Burlington snuck past Winchester, 2-1, in a shootout on Monday night to earn a state title berth in a game that will be played Sunday at TD Garden.
After fellow Middlesex League team Wilmington clinched its return spot in the Division 2 state title game, Burlington High School decided it would do the same. Even if it did take a little longer than expected. After two scoreless periods, Burlington and Winchester ended the third period tied at 1-1. Overtime wasn't enough despite several golden Red Devil opportunities, but the defending state champions escaped with the North Division 1 crown thanks to a 3-1 shootout win that sealed a 2-1 victory. Joe Berardi lit the lamp early in the first period for Burlington, then scored the first Red Devil shootout tally to give his team the edge. Adam Crowley added a shootout goal and Joey Scali finished things off with his own, sending the team into…
Monday, March 11, 2013
Burlington High School nipped Winchester, 2-1, in the North Division 1 final to push into the state championship game in hopes of winning a second straight crown.
Counted out by many early in the season, the champs are ready for another Garden party. Burlington High School is headed back to TD Garden in hopes as repeating as state champion after winning a second straight North Division 1 crown on Monday night. The game went to a shootout after it was deadlocked at 1-1 after regulation and a 12-minute overtime. Joey Scali ripped home his shootout attempt to clinch the 3-1 penalty shot win, and head coach Bob Conceison's charges will now play on Sunday, March 17, for a state title. "It's so hard to get there. But to get there again, I can't even describe what it's like," said Conceison. "A lot of people didn't think these kids could get back there. But they have a lot of heart, and they showed a lot …
The Burlington High School boys hockey team plays Winchester Monday at 8 p.m. with a berth in the state title game on the line.
The Garden is within sight. There's just one thing in the way. Burlington High School is set for a showdown against Middlesex League foe Winchester on Monday night in the North Division 1 title game. Puck drops at 8 p.m. on the ice of Lowell's Tsongas Center, and the winner moves on to play for the Division 1 state championship on Sunday, March 17, at TD Garden. Defending champion Burlington struggled early in the season, but has come on late. After earning the No. 5 seed in the bracket, the Red Devils snuck past Woburn, 4-2, and blanked Melrose 3-0 in the semifinal round. The Red Devils cruised during their only meeting of the year with Winchester. Burlington skated to a 3-0 victory on January 19. Can't make Monday's game? We've got you …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Burlington toppled Melrose, 3-0, on Thursday night to advance to face Winchester on Monday night with a berth in the state title game on the line.
The Red Devils have been there. Now they're hoping to do it again. Burlington High School, the defending Division 1 state champion, is within one game of playing at TD Garden to defend its title after beating Melrose, 3-0, in the North Division 1 semifinal on Thursday night. Thanks to the victory, the Red Devils will take on Winchester on Monday night in the North Division 1 final. The winner plays the South champion for the state championship. "It is going to be really important that we use that experience to our advantage when we go up against Winchester," said head coach Bob Conceison. J.P. Scola, who missed seven games earlier in the season, opened the scoring in the first period. In the second period, Scola assisted on a C.J. Grinnell…
Monday, March 4, 2013
Burlington High School boys hockey, the school's only remaining playoff team, takes on Middlesex League foe Melrose in the North Division 1 semifinal on Thursday.
The quest for a repeat lives on. Despite some tense moments on Sunday, the Burlington High School boys hockey team toppled Woburn, 3-2, at Chelmsford Forum in the North Division 1 quarterfinal. As a result the Red Devils, seeking their second straight state title, will take on Middlesex League opponent Melrose on Thursday at 8:10 p.m. inside the same forum. The winner of that game will take on Winchester or Waltham in the North Division 1 title game, slated for Monday, March 11, inside Tsongas Arena. During the regular season, Melrose defeated Burlington, 2-1, and the two teams tied, 4-4. The Red Raiders earned their spot in the game by stunning top-seeded Chelmsford on the Lions' home ice. The team that survives the gauntlet that is the …