NEWS AND NOTES
The annual Guns and Hoses game took place on Saturday evening, April 29 at the Canton Ice House. With temperatures creeping towards 80 degrees outside, the action was equally hot inside as the SHS varsity edged the Stoughton Police/Fire Department squad by a 6-5 score. The victory for the varsity team marked their second win in a row over the Police and Fire Department squad after scoring a 5-1 win in the 2016 game. Thanks to all who came out and supported the players in this game as well as all season long.
Congratulations to the Stoughton Middle School team, who won the championship of the Grey Division with a 3-2 overtime win over over Taunton (2) at the Foxboro Sports Center on Friday, March 31. The game marked the end of the coaching career of head coach Buddy O'Neil, who steps down after 12 years at the helm of the middle school team.
The men's varsity team concluded their 2016-17 season with a 3-1 victory over the Norton Lancers on senior night at the Asiaf Arena on Wednesday night, February 22 . Luke Bainton, Sean Doherty, and Brendan Campbell scored for Stoughton, while A.J. Scott turned aside 18 shots in net. The Black Knights finish the season winning four of their last five and end with a record of 7-12-2. Congrats to Coaches Mark and Antonelli and all the players on a strong, competitive season!
The SHS varsity women were defeated 6-0 in their most recent action by Ursuline Academy in a game played at the Jim Roche Community Ice Arena in West Roxbury on Wednesday, February 22. With the defeat the women end their season with a mark of 1-19-1. The women are to be commended for a season of hard work and strong effort nightly despite the record not going their way this season.
Former Stoughton High goaltender Jorge Alves made his NHL debut on Saturday evening, December 31 for the Carolina Hurricanes against the Tampa Bay Lightning in a relief role. He was signed to a tryout contract with the team. He becomes the second SHS alum to appear at the NHL level. Richie Dunn was the first, as he played for SHS in his freshman year before going on to play for Buffalo, Calgary, and Hartford.
Recently submitted to the webmaster was a photo album containing photos of a recent Stoughton JV girls game against Scituate. These photos were taken from Mike McMath and he was kind enough to forward the link. To check out the photos, please visit https://www.flickr.com/photos/mikemcmath/albums/72157661281709133 .
The following link is to an article written by Brockton Enterprise correspondent Thomas Joyce about the first varsity season of Stoughton high school women's hockey. The article is available for viewing at . http://www.enterprisenews.com/sports/20160107/hs-hockey-stoughton-girls-happily-battle-through-first-season-.
Please be sure to visit the Stoughton High School Girls Hockey Page now on Facebook! The page contains information and photos about the Lady Black Knights. To check out the page, please stop by here.
The Stoughton High School Hockey team now is on Facebook! Log on to www.facebook.com and search for Stoughton High School Hockey. Please stop by and LIKE the page and become a friend of SHS hockey!
The following link will take you to photographs of the varsity hockey team, as taken by photographer Michael J. Conley. Please check it out! The link is located at http://megmac.smugmug.com/Sports/Hockey. You can also find this link located on the links page.
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GUNS AND HOSES ALL TIME SERIES RECORD
(POLICE LEAD SERIES, 6-3)
2007- Police 3 Fire 1
2008- Police 5 Fire 0
2009- Police 2 Fire 0
2010- Police 7 Fire 4
2011- Fire 5 Police 2
2012- Fire 3 Police 1
2013- Police 4 Fire 3
2014- Police 2 Fire 1
2015- Fire 2 Police 1
2016- SHS Varsity 5 Police/Fire 1 (exhibition)
2017- SHS Varsity 6 Police/Fire 5 (exhibition)
(Total Goals Scored- Police 27, Fire 19).
The 2016-17 sponsor list for Stoughton hockey has been updated on the FOSH page. A big thank you goes out to each and every one of these individuals and businesses. Remember, our sponsors are hyperlinked on the page, so be sure and check out all their products and services by clicking on their links!
If you would like to contribute to the Buckman children's fund in Tony Buckman's name, donations can be made to the Scholarship Fund for the Buckman Children, c/o Bank of America, 286 Washington St., Stoughton, MA. 02072.
John Leahy, former SHS hockey broadcaster, is in his thirteenth season broadcasting for the Merrimack College men's ice hockey team. All games may be heard live on WMCK radio, which is accessible through the TuneIn radio app for phones and tablets. Merrimack's schedule can be found here. , and the link for Merrimack men's hockey audio is tunein.com/radio/WMCK-Merrimack-College-Radio-s258342/.