CANTON –The final week of New England Pro Am Hockey’s High School/Prep Summer League’s regular season was played on August 20 at the Canton Ice House.
Redwings 1 vs. Predators 3:
The Predators (7-2-1) hammered down their top spot in New England Pro Am Hockey’s High School/Prep Summer League’s regular season standings with a win on Monday night as they defeated the Redwings (3-7-0) 3-1.
Both sides scored in the first to send the game to the second half tied 1-1, and that is where the Preds took advantage.
The victors’ offense scored a pair while netminder Daniel Brady and the Preds defense kept their foes off the board to secure the 3-1 win.
Kevin Broderick, Brendan Clifford and Gavin Conner were each credited with a score for the Preds, but Leo Owens’ two assists led the game in points scored.
Drew Coady was credited with the lone Redwings goal scored.
Blue Jackets 9 vs. Wild 1:
The Blue Jackets (6-3-1) brought their High School/Prep Summer League regular season to a close with authority in Week 9 as they defeated the Wild (5-5-0) 9-1.
It was an offensive flurry for the Jackets in the first as they rung up five goals scored to take a stranglehold of the game. The Wild did score the first goal of the second half to make it 5-1, but there were still four more goals to be scored by the Blue Jackets offense to solidify their 9-1 victory.
Quincy High’s Ryan Quirk netted three to lead the game in scoring, a performance backed up by Braintree High and Blue Jackets teammate Mike Tiernery’s two goal outing.
Cole Curl was credited with the lone goal for the Wild, while Joe Siders was credited with the win in net for the Blue Jackets.
Sharks 2 vs. Flames 11:
The final game listed on New England Pro Am Hockey’s High School/Prep Summer League ended with authority as the Flames (6-3-1) defeated the Sharks (1-8-1) by a margin of 11-2. The largest victory of the league’s summer season.
Though there were two halves to be played, the contest was all but over in the first as the Flames ran up a 7- 2 lead in the game’s opening frame. They then drove the stake into their foe’s heart by keeping the Sharks off the board in the second, while scoring another four.
Oliver Ames product Hunter Costello put home an astounding six goals in the contest to lead all scorers. Samuel Barry halved that with a more than respectable three-point showing (2G, 1A) for the Flames.
Eddie Leahy and Liam Bonney were each credited with a goal for the Sharks.