LAKE PLACID, NY—The Junior Hockey Wolverines participated in the 2014 Northwood Tournament this past weekend, playing four games in three days.
The Wolverines opened the tournament playing Kuper Academy. BA came out of the gates with tons of energy and took a 2-0 lead after the first period on goals from Tyler Burton (Wabash, Labrador) and Andrew Irving (Beverly, MA). The final score was 3-0, BA with a power play goal from Trip Franzese (Marblehead, MA)in the second period. Michael DeFilippo (Montreal, QC) provided BA with great goaltending, earning the shut-out.
That evening, BA would take on Ridely College. It was a back and forth affair with both teams skating strong and registering a number of scoring chances. BA would strike first with an even strength goal from Ryan McDonough (Dorchester, MA). Ridely would tie things up in the second period, which resulted in a 1-1 final score. Ryan Slatky (Manchester, NH) competed hard in between the pipes and kept BA in the game.
On Saturday, the Wolverines would take on the hosts, Northwood Junior team. BA Skated strong and competed hard and had a number of scoring chances but saw none convert. BA would fall to a final score of 3-0, with many positives coming from the game. Nicolas Dupuis-Gaudreault (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC) gave the Wolverines great goaltending in net.
BA would wrap up the tournament on Sunday morning when they took on Hill Academy. They would fall to final score of 5-0.
The Wolverines are back in action this weekend when they host National Sports Academy for two home games at BIA, Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.