Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Malden-East Boston Youth Hockey - Week 5 Wrap-up

M.E.B. hockey action continues. Also don’t miss the Home for the Holidays Adult Street Hockey Tournament being held outside at the Linden School in Malden on Nov. 30 starting at 8:00 am. Boston Bruins alumni, Santa Claus, and the M.E.B. Mom’s Team will all be there.

MITE     (5-8 Years Old)

Malden/East Boston 8, Agawam 14
Kasabuski Arena, Saugus MA

The Mite K team faced a very tough Agawam team and lost 15-8. A double hat trick from Jake Simpson and a pair from Chris Cecca rounded out the scoring for M.E.B. Chris Hanifan made 30 saves and kept the game close.

SQUIRT (9-10 Years Old)
Malden/East Boston 6, Andover 1
Valley Forum, Malden MA

PEEWEE (11-12 Years Old)

Malden/East Boston 3, Somerville 3
Veterans Rink, Somerville MA

It was a great game of hockey for the ever improving Peewee’s. In the 1st period Somerville got out to a 2-0 start but M.E.B. got its fire stoked when Kevin Ivany stonewalled Somerville on a penalty shot with 10 seconds left in the 1st. On the next face off Marc Giodarno won the face-off and scored as time expired in the period. The 2nd period saw physical play from both sides as Giodarno scored two more for the hat trick. Somerville tied it up 3-3 as the 2nd ended and the 3rd period was a donnybrook as M.E.B. and Somerville solidifying their growing rivalry.

BANTAM AA (13-14 Years Old)

Malden/East Boston 8, Agawam 1
Kasabuski Arena, Saugus MA

The Bantam AA’s keep their winning streak alive at 5 and continue to sit atop the Bantam East American AA division in the Valley League..

BANTAM AAA (13-14 Years Old)

Malden/East Boston 5, Natick 2
Veterans Rink, Somerville MA

Natick got up 2-0 in the first 2 periods. Just over a minute into the 3rd Ryan Noonan banged home a tally from a Mike DeFilippo dish to assure the Mustangs weren't counted out of it. Louis Staffieri finished off a nice pass from Jonah Carlson to tie things up. Twenty seconds later Nick Salgado popped in a rebound shot from the point to go up 3-2. Natick in desperation pulled their goalie but Nick Miller sealed the deal with an open netter with :53 left. Zach Rich slammed a bomb that sailed just under the cross bar to close out the comeback and give the Mustangs a come from behind win.

Malden/East Boston 6, South Boston 0
Connery Rink, Lynn MA

The Mustangs took control early and never looked back with a pair of goals from James Pandolfo, and goals from Louis Staffieri, Anthony Cecca, Ryan Noonan, Mike DeFilippo as they overpowered their cross-town rivals.

MIDGET (15-18 Years Old)

Malden/East Boston 3, Wakefield 1
Connery Rink, Lynn MA

Midgets still trail Wilmington by three points in the Tier 2 East division as their abbreviated season nears its end.

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