Tuesday, October 29, 2013

BA (Prep) vs. Caso Bay U18

         Saturday, the Prep Hockey Team faced off against Casco Bay U18 team at Bridgton Academy. The Wolverines got the scoring started when Jake Moore (Medford,MA) took a pass from Travis Bobb (Harlem, NY) and snuck it past the goalie. The Wolverines then opened up the second period, scoring when Blake Babineau’s (Gorham, ME) shot found the back of the net. Dan Fontaine (Blurrivile, RI) added two goals in the third period to propel the Wolverines to a 4-0 win. Dan Curran (Chelmsford, MA) played outstanding in net, earning himself the win and a shutout.

BA (Junior) vs. Junior Bruins

            On Sunday, the Junior Team looked to bounce back from Friday’s game against the Junior Bruins. It was a hard-fought game of two-way hockey between the teams, ending in a 5-1 win for the Wolverines. Irving had two goals, and Brendan Duff (Stellarton, NS), McLain, and Zach Lemerand (Grosse Ile, MI) each had one. Ryan Slatky (Manchester, NH) captured the win in net for BA

BA (Junior) vs. Portland Junior Pirates

            Friday night at BIA, the Bridgton Academy Junior Hockey Team took on the Portland Junior Pirates. Both teams came out flying, playing tough defense and keeping the tally 0-0 until halfway through the second period when Cam McLain (Westbrook, ME) opened up the scoring with a pass from Andrew Irving (Beverly, MA). The Wolverines had a solid showing in net by Michael Defilippo (Montreal,QC). Unfortunately, the Wolverines could not hold their lead as the Pirates scored two unanswered goals for a final score of 2-1.

Friday, October 25, 2013

BA (Prep) vs. Biddeford Shark U18

The Wolverines suffered a tough overtime loss on Wed. to the Sharks of Biddeford.

Connor Demore had 3 goals and 1 assist.
Brendan Brady had 1 goal.
Charlie Long had 1 goal and 1 assist.
Jake Moore had 2 assist.
Colin Donnelly 1 assist. 

Maxwell Davies

Joseph Gambardella

Vinny Natale

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

BA (Juniors) vs. Rice Memorial

    The Bridgton Academy Junior Hockey team hosted Rice Memorial for two games this past weekend. On Friday night, the Wolverines defeated Rice by a score of 5-1. Cam McLain (Westbrook, ME) had a hat-trick on the night, while the Wolverines got goals from Trip Franzese (Marblehead, MA) and Ryan McDonough (Dorchester, MA) in addition. Ryan Slatky (Manchester, NH) played in net, picking up the win. 
     On Saturday afternoon the Wolverines completed the sweep of Rice Memorial by a score of 2-1. Tripp Franzese (Marblehead, MA) and Luke DiMarco (Glastonbury, CT) each had a goal in the win. Michael De Filippo (Montreal, QC) picked up the win in net.
     The Wolverines return to action this weekend when they host the Portland Junior Pirates Friday night at 7pm at Bridgton Ice Arena. The Wolverines are then on the road to face the Junior Bruins on Sunday at 1pm in Exeter, NH.

BA (Prep) at Next Level Showcase

The Prep Team traveled to Hudson, NH to play in the Next Level Showcase.
Friday against the Portland Jr Pirates U18 team. BA won 8-0 goals from: Jake Moore (Medford, MA), Connor Demore (3) (Watertown, MA), Spence Cowand (Gorham, ME), Travis Bobb (Harlem, NY), Joe Gambardella (Southington, CT), and Brendan Brady (Quincy, MA).
Assists from: Charlie Long (2) (Wakefield, MA), Ethan Thompson (Canyon, CA), Cowand, Max Davies (Martha's Vineyard, MA), and Bobb (2)
Goaltender Jack Lindsay (Goodrich, MI) with a shutout

Game 2
Friday night against Top Gun. BA Lost 3-1
Goal from Jake Moore (Medford, MA), assist by Connor Demore (Watertown, MA)
Goaltender Dan Curran (Chelmsford, MA)

Saturday against Eastern Mass Senators. BA Lost 3-2
Goal by Travis Bobb (Harlem, NY) assist by Jake Moore (Medford, MA)
Goal by Connor Demore (Watertown, MA)
Goaltender Michael Cerasuolo (Montreal, QC)

Friday, October 18, 2013

BA vs. Maine Wild (Junior Team) 10/16/13

The Bridgton Academy Junior Hockey Wolverines traveled south to Biddeford to play a matinee against the Maine Wild on Wednesday afternoon. The Wild took an early 1-0 lead from a short-handed goal. The Wolverines would even up the score at one from a Brendan Duff (Stellarton, Nova Scotia) goal.
The second period got underway with the Wild taking a 2-1 lead. Ryan Shea (Pembroke, MA) would then even up the score at two, with a power play goal.
The third period saw the two teams exchange scoring bids. At the end of regulation the score remained 4-4. A five minute overtime period saw the Wolverines get the game-winner after Luke DiMarco (Glastonbury, CT) collected a turnover at the red line and fed Zach Lemerand (Grosse Ile, MI) a pass that Lemerand wristed past the Wild net minder.
Brendan Duff had two goals, while Ryan Shea, and Zach Lemerand added a goal apiece. Nicolas Dupuis-Gaudreault (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC) collected his first win in net.
The Wolverines return to action this weekend when they host Rice AAA for two games at Bridgton Ice Arena on Friday night at 7pm and Saturday at 12pm.  

By: Coach Gray 

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

BA vs. Middlesex Black Bears (Prep Team)

          The second game of the weekend was against Middlesex Black Bears. Again, the young men came out ready to compete and tried to finish the weekend off on a high note. Demore once again would have the only goal of the game from an awesome assist by Maxwell Davies (Martha’s Vineyard, MA). Mike Cerasuolo was in net for this game and had a shutout going into the third period. A couple of bad breaks for the Wolverines would end up being costly, resulting in the Wolverines 3-1 loss.

BA vs. Biddeford Sharks (Prep Team)

Prep Hockey had two games as well this past weekend. The first game was Friday night against the Biddeford Sharks, and the Wolverines came out sharp and ready to battle. The first and only goal came from Connor Demore (Watertown, MA). Goaltender Dan Curran (Chelmsford, MA) had a great game in the crease, not letting in a single puck. The Wolverines would go on to win the game 1-0.

BA vs. National Sports Academy (Junior Hockey)

            The Junior Hockey team traveled down to Lake Placid, NY this past weekend for two games against National Sports Academy. The first game was a back and forth shoot–out between the two teams. The Wolverines were led by Andrew Irving (Beverly, MA) and Ryan McDonough (Dorchester, MA), both with two goals. In addition, Luke DiMarco (Glastonbury, CT), Cam McLain (Westbrooke, ME), and Zach Lemerand (Grosse Ile, MI) each added one goal. Ryan Slatky (Manchester, NH) earned not only his first victory of the season, but the team’s as well with a 7-6 final.
            With a quick turnaround, the Wolverines faced off early Saturday morning. This game turned out to be the opposite of the first game, with low scoring and great goaltending. The outstanding goalkeeping would come from Michael DeFillippo (Montreal, QC). Brendon Duff got the scoring going for the Wolverines with a great shot. NSA would rally back to tie the game late in the second period. Going into the third period, the Wolverines continued grinding and creating scoring chances, which is when Duff added his second goal of the game, it was ultimately the game-winner with a 2-1 final score.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

BA vs. Walpole Express Photos

Brendan Duff
Trip Franzese

Zachary Lemerand
Michael Defilippo
Tyler Burton
Tyler Etzkorn

BA vs. Walpole Express (Junior Team)

Tyler Burton 

            The Junior team faced off against Walpole Express on Saturday and Sunday. Unfortunately Saturday’s game did not go the Wolverines way and lost 6-1. It was a hard-fought game led by Mike Defillippo (Montreal, QC) in goal. Trip Franzese (Marblehead, MA) had the lone score for BA.
            Sunday, the Wolverines came out strong and physical and mentally ready to play a solid game. BA would force the game into overtime where the game would end in a 1-1 tie. The single goal came from Andrew Irving (Beverly, MA), with phenomenal goaltending from Ryan Slatky (Manchester, NH). The Junior team will make their first road trip this weekend to Lake Placid, NY to take on the National Sports Academy.

BA vs. East Coast Wizards (Prep Team)

Saturday, the Prep team traveled to Bedford, MA to play the East Coast Wizards. The game ended in a 3-0 loss, but with only twelve players dressed, the team battled adversity and all made strong efforts. Goaltender Jack Lindsay (Goodrich, MI) played a great game.

BA vs. Middlesex Black Bears (Prep Team)

Brendan Brady
Friday, the Prep Hockey team faced off against Middlesex Black Bears. The Wolverines earned their first goal of the season from forward Stephen Hughes (Higham, MA) after linemate Travis Bobb (Harlem, NY) fed a great pass in front of the net. Less than two minutes later, the Wolverines took the lead after defenseman Luke Moma (Wasilla, AK) rushed into the zone and found Connor Demore (Watertown, MA) open for the goal. Great goaltending came form Michael Cerasuolo (Montreal, QC), and the securing goal came from Blake Babineau (Gorham, ME), giving BA the 4-2 win.