Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The no. 21 ranked Winchester High School girls' hockey team lost to no. 12 Burlington 3-1 Monday night in the preliminary round of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) tournament.
The no. 12 ranked Burlington High School girls hockey team beat out the no. 21 ranked Winchester team 3-1 Monday night at Burlington in the preliminary round of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) tournament, according to the Boston Globe website. Burlington (12-7-1) advances to the second round of the North Division 2 tournament to take on no. 5 ranked Gardner (11-4-2). A time and location for the second-round game have yet to be determined. Winchester ended the season having lost four consecutive games, with their last non-loss being a 1-1 tie against Woburn at home Feb. 6. Winchester's last win was a 5-0 blanking of Belmont in Winchester Feb. 2.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
An update on Burlington's ice hockey team the Mad Dogs.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Jay Pandolfo, of Burlington, has been signed to the Bruins for one year.
A former Burlington High Schools student and hockey players has been signed with the Boston Bruins. Boston.com reported on Tuesday that Jay Pandolfo, of Burlington, was signed with the Bruins for a one year contract. The contract is a "two-way deal," meaning Pandolfo will be payed $600,000 while playing for the Boston Bruins and $350,000 if he plays with the seed team the Providence Bruins. According to his Wikipedia page, Pandolfo was born in Winchester and grew up in Burlington. He played for the BHS Red Devils and graduated in with the Class of 1992. He was also a member of the Burlington Hockey and Skating Association's Massachusetts 1998 state champion team for the Bantam age group. That team placed fifth in the US National tournament…
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Hood Attended the April 9 Ceremony at The Sports Museum at TD Garden in Boston.
Brian Hood from Burlington was chosen as a 2012 Hobey Baker High School Character Award Recipient. Hood was a member of the Burlington High School boys varsity hockey team that on March 18 beat out Milton High to become the Division 1 Champions in a game at Boston’s TD Garden. Each year, local high school hockey players are honored with the Hobey Baker High School Character Award. Sponsored by Warrior Hockey and The Sports Museum and supported by high school coaches in Massachusetts, this award is presented to the boy or girl on each participating high school team that most exemplifies the values and traits of Hobey Baker himself: Character, Commitment, Teamwork, Persistence, Selflessness, Academic Excellence and Sportsmanship. During the …
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Burlington takes Division I North Title With a 4-2 Win Over Wakefield
The Burlington High boys hockey team is headed for a Garden party. Burlington High lived up to its No. 1 seed as they topped Wakefield tonight 4-2 in the Division 1 North Sectional Championship at the Tsongas Center in Lowell. The Red Devils will now take on South champs Milton at TD Garden on Sunday. The starting time is still TBA. Burlington struck first with 4:18 left in the opener, when Joe Scali beat the Warriors Joe Cerulo to open the scoring. Dan Metzdorf and Joe Moran picked up the assists. The Red Devils (16-1-6) jumped all over their rivals and co-champs from the Middlesex League Small School Division in the second stanza, scoring three goals to put this one away. Brett Romkey picked up Burlington’s second goal on the night 9:32…
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Patch Snap features pictures from around Burlington and of Burlington residents anywhere.
Today's Patch Snap comes from a supporter of the Woburn Lady Tanners U12 Hockey, a team made up of Woburn and Burlington youngsters. The Woburn Lady Tanners U12 Hockey team participated in the Bill Chase Holiday Tournament over Martin Luther King Day Weekend where they play 3 games winning 3-0 versus Natick Comets, 2-1 versus Nashua Panthers and 5-2 versus Walpole Express. In the final game against Natick Comets they won 6-3. The team is coached by Colleen Sanborn, Chrissy Conceison and Rob Hammond. If you have a picture we could feature as a Patch Snap, email it to Richard.Hosford@Patch.com.
Sunday, March 6, 2011
Dan McMahon and Brian Hood scored early goals but it was not enough to hold St. Mary's.
After racing out to a two goal lead, the Burlington hockey team could not hold on to the lead, ultimately falling 5-2 against St. Mary’s of Lynn on Saturday afternoon. The game got out to a good start when Dan McMahon scored just 2:03 into the game on the power-play. He backhanded the puck over the St. Mary’s goalies shoulder after circling around from the back of the net. Captain Chris Irwin and sophomore RJ Caruso picked up assists on the goal. The goal would standup and Burlington took a 1-0 into the first intermission. Burlington got on the board first in the second period when Brian Hood scored. Burlington put a lot of traffic in front of the net and the puck squirted out to Hood who shot the puck past the goalie for the 2-0 …
Saturday, March 5, 2011
A look back at the week that was in Burlington High School athletics.
Well folks, we have officially made it to the 2010-2011 winter sports post season as a few of the Red Devils’ squads began their quests for a Massachusetts state championship. The Burlington High School boys’ basketball and hockey teams kicked off tournament play this past week, and both performed admirably, coming out with impressive wins. Boys Basketball The 12th seeded Red Devils were on the road Tuesday night, playing the role of underdog as they took on the favored 5th seeded Salem High School Witches. The Witches were the defending Division One North champions, and were looking to make their second consecutive trip to the title game in 2011. The sharp-shooting Red Devils had other plans for Salem, however, as they upset the Witches …
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Junior forward Brian Hood had a goal and an assist and sophomore goalie Derek DeCastro stopped 20 shots in net to get the win for the Devils.
Burlington beat Andover 3-1 on Wednesday night in the first round of the Division 1 North Hockey Tournament, using a proven blueprint for success, play great defense in your own end and rely on your top line to do the scoring. That top line of Brett Romkey, Joe Berardi and Brian Hood notched two of the Red Devils three goals as the team punched their ticket to the next round. Burlington came out and controlled the game early on, playing with most of the early action taking place in Andover’s zone, outshooting them 8-1 midway through the first period. Andover controlled most of the second half of the period testing sophomore goalie Derek DeCastro in his first state tournament game but he was up to the challenge casting aside all of …
Saturday, February 26, 2011
Burlington has now won the tournament five consecutive years. Joe Berardi scored with 10 seconds remaining in the final period for the Red Devils.
For the fifth consecutive year the Burlington Red Devil hockey team has won the Ed Cahoon Tournament, an end of the year tilt of which they are the host team, by beating Framingham 4-3 on Thursday night. Burlington has now won the tournament seven times in its 19 year history and will hope to carry this momentum into the state tournament which is set to begin next week. The Red Devils found themselves in an early hole after Framingham defenseman Zealin Cronk scored on a shot from the point just 1:21 into the game to give the Flyers a 1-0 lead. The puck took a funny bounce in front on the net to get past Burlington goalie Derek DeCastro. This would be the only scoring of the first period and Framingham took the one goal lead into the …