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A hard fought weekend for 2002 Orange Team!

Monday, September 15, 2014, 9:19PM
On Saturday the team lost a back and forth affair to Top Gun. The Shamrocks got on the board first with a goal by Aiden Robinson (1-1-2) early in the first period. The team threw everything they had at the goalie from Top Gun who made save after save keeping his team in the game. Top Gun tied the game late in the first. After a scoreless second period, courtesy of great saves at both ends the teams game out flying in the third. Again the Shamrocks were able to take the lead early in the period on a goal from Drew Buckley (1-0-1) with assists from Sean Cunningham (0-1-1) and Robert Bryan (0-1-1). Top Gun rallied for two goals and held on to the lead until Jared Green (1-0-1) was able to put one past the Top Gun goalie with 1:15 left in the third. Despite a furious effort in their offensive zone by the boys, Top Gun was able to get a goal with 20 seconds left to steal the win and a point. Final score 4-3 Sunday's game featured a showdown against a very deep and talented 495 Stars team. The team's strong resolve and work ethic was demonstrated throughout. Colin Savil (3-0-3) opened the scoring for the Shamrocks in the first tying the game. Colin was able to score twice in the second (completing the hat trick) with helpers going to Brogan Chambers (0-1-1) and Cole Johnson (0-1-1). Despite being down throughout the game the team worked together and battled hard all game. The end result was an 11-3 loss.
 

2004's WIN 9-2 at THE BOG!

Saturday, September 13, 2014, 8:06PM
The 2004 Squirt Major team traveled to the Bog for a match up with the Breakers. The Shamrocks started off slow and got down 1-0 early in the 1st off a rebound goal and took a while to get started. But with less than 3 minutes left in the period Matt Elwell would bang in a rebound off a blistering shot by Nick Heaslip from the point to tie the game 1-1. The Shamrocks would pepper the goalie and with just under a minute Will Van Sicklin would tip Jake Guertin's shot from the point by the goalie to make it 2-1 Shamrocks at the end of 1. The second period started quick with Patrick Barrett springing Tommy Chesna who would bang in the goal making it 3-1. Following that would be a great give and go from Dominic Chesna to Michael Pellegrino who would put it by the Breaker goalie making it 4 to 1. The Shamrocks would get another one when Jake Guertin passed to Van Sicklin who hit Ryan McGuinness with a great pass and McGuinness would wrist it by the goalie making it 5-1. The Breakers would get a second period goal but the Shamrocks controlled play and lead 5-2 at intermission. The Shamrocks continued the pressure and Van Sickling would connect with McGuinness again with a great passing play resulting in a 6-1 lead when McGuinness put the puck in the back of the net. McGuinness wasn't done as he would get the helper when he hit Chesna with a pass and Tommy would put it by the goalie to make it 7-2 . The Shamrocks would continue to get opportunities and James Carmilia would get an unassisted goal and Michael Pellegrino would also get an unassisted goal to close out the 9-2 win over the Breakers. The Shamrocks Defense continues to play well by creating offense from the points and supporting each other. The forwards continue to pressure the other team with a great forecheck and some great passing. The goalie tandem of Jared Norton and Aidan Goulding continue to be solid between the pipes with some very big saves in the game. Great Team effort...The Shamrocks have a busy schedule next week with two games in NY and a game against the rival Islanders squad.
 

WINNING Home Opener for 2004's!

Friday, September 12, 2014, 1:03PM

The 2004 Squirt Major team started the season off with a home opener against the South Shore Kings.  The Shamrocks controlled the game from the first puck drop with the first goal of the game coming from James Carmilia who was fed with a great pass by Jake Guertin.  The Shamrocks would continue on the attack with some great cycling of the puck and Michael Pellegrino would find Ryan Dusablon open at the point. Ryan would fire a blistering wrist shot from the point by the goalie to give the Shamrocks a 2-0 lead.  The pressure would continue and the Shamrocks would execute a great 3 on 1 with Ryan McGuiness putting it by the goalie with helpers by Will Van Sicklin and James Carmilia. The period would end 3-0.  The Kings would score their first goal of the game early in the second period.  But the Shamrocks would come back strong when Tommy "Tommy Gun" Chesna would power by the two defensemen with a nifty move and fire a goal bardown to make it 4 to 1.  Next up would be some nice cycling with Michael Pelligrino and Dominic Chesna feeding Ben Sieve who would fire it by the goalie from the top of the circle to take a commanding 5-1 lead.  The pressure woudl continue with James Carmlia finding a streaking Will Van Sicklin who would fire it off the post and make it 6-1 Shamrocks.  The period wouldend up 6-1.  The third period the Shamrocks would start out quick with Rowan Mondello firing picking up his own rebound to make it 7-1 with assists going to Dusablon and Matt Elwell.  Dominic Chesna would make a great move and fire a wrist shot to make it 8-1.  TheKings would get another goal late but the Shamrocks would take the first game of the young season 8-2.  It was a greatall around team effort with a great defense corp of Nick Heaslip, Patrick Barrett, Ryan Dusablon, Janssen Sperling and Jake Guertin.  All three forward lines passed very well and worked great...The goalie tandem of Jared Norton and Aidan Goulding came up big when needed and were great in net. ..Next up an early season road trip to the Bog to play the Bay State Breakers. Great job Shamrocks!

 

2002 Pee Wee Major Orange Opening Weekend

Friday, September 12, 2014, 1:01PM

2002 Pee Wee Major Orange Round up

The 2014-15 season opened with the Shamrocks 02 Orange squad, facing a tough New England Bulldogs squad. The team fell behind early, and ultimately opened the season with an 8-4 loss to the Bulldogs. However, The boys showed a lot of heart by not giving up after being down 7-0 at the start of the 3rd period.  A pair of goals by JJ Librizzo, a goal by Colin Savil and a final tally by Sean Malone closed the gap and gave the Shamrocks some momentum heading into their contest on Sunday.

On Sunday the boys came to play against the Northstars in Woonsocket.   Despite putting some quality shots on net, the Shamrocks just could not find the back of the net.  Some great saves by goaltenders Joey Shields and Nicholas Spinale kept the team in the game. However, the team once again found themselves trailing in the game falling behind 3 -0.  In the third period Anthony Pecci got the Shamrocks on the score board, scoring a short-handed goal with Robert Bryan adding another goal less than a minute later. Despite the late comeback the team fell short and lost 5-2.

All told it was a good start to the 2014-15 season for the Shamrocks, as the team showed a great deal of heart, providing there were many positive things to build on as we continue into the year.

 

2004's WIN SUMMER SHOWDOWN TOURNEY!!

Sunday, August 24, 2014, 4:00PM
Shamrocks 2004 Team has Strong Start to Season!! The Shamrocks 2004 team traveled to The Rinks at Exeter this weekend to take part in the Summer Showdown Tourney. The Shamrocks would start out strong with an 8 to 4 victory over Top Gun the first night. The second game they would pepper the Spartans Goaltender and would come away with a 4-3 win to put them tied for first with the Jr Rangers. The third game was a tough physical game where the Shamrocks would fall behind 3 to 1 early in the game. The Shamrocks changed the momentum of the game after killing a 6:30 minute power play and would go on to tie the Jr Rangers 3-3. The Shamrocks would end the pool play in second place after losing the tie breaker and would play the Top Gun team again in the Semi-Finals. The Shamrocks came ready to play and would control the semi-final game from the first puck drop and would get a berth to the finals after beating the Top Gun team 11-2. The Championship would come down to the Shamrocks and the Jr. Rangers. The Shamrocks got down 2 to 0 in the first minute of play. However, the shook off the nerves and jitters and would cut the lead to 2 to 1. The Jr Rangers would score again to take a 3-1 lead. The Shamrocks would compose themselves during the 2nd intermission and at 9 minutes an 9 seconds left would take control of the game with 2 fast goals to tie it 3-3. After a Shamrocks time out, the Shamrocks lined up and after relentless pressure they would score the winning goal with 25 seconds left in the game...the Shamrocks would hold on after the Jr. Rangers pulled their goalie for the Championship. All weekend the Shamrocks played tough with a gritty defense corp of Patrick Barrett, Nick Heaslip, Janssen Sperling, Ryan Dusablon and Jake Guertin. The Shamrocks scored 30 goals in 5 games with a lot of hard work by the forward group which included Ryan McGuinness, Matt Elwell, Rowan Mondello, Will Van Sicklin, Cosmo Siano, Michael Pellegrino, Ben Sieve, Tommy Chesna and Dominic Chesna. The Shamrocks got great goaltending from the duo of Jared Norton and Aidan Goulding....All of the boys showed great heart, tremendous team work and support of each other and never gave up the entire weekend...Great Job Shamrocks!!!!
 

SHAMROCKS' 2014-15 SEASON STARTS SEPT. 1ST!!!

Friday, August 22, 2014, 3:51PM

CHECK TEAM SCHEDULES….

Practices start Monday Sept. 1st &

Games start Saturday Sept. 6th

 

SHAMROCKS SUMMER CAMP!!

Thursday, June 26, 2014, 9:18AM

REVISED CAMP TIMES

 Summer Training Camp

Mon. August 18th- Thurs. August 21st @Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington, MA.  The on ice portion of the camp will be run by JOE WHITNEY from the New Jersey Devils organization and STEVE WHITNEY from the Anaheim Ducks organization.  The off-ice portion will be run by qualified trainers from Mike Boyles Strength & Conditioning.

Please see below for the time and team schedule:

 

Mites (06-08)

8:30am – 9:30am – Off-Ice

10:00am – 11:00am – On-Ice

 

Squirts (04 & 05)

9:30am – 10:30am -  Off-Ice

11:00am – 12:00pm – On-Ice

 

Peewees(02 & 03)

10:30am – 11:30am - Off-Ice

12:00pm – 1:00pm – On-Ice

 

Bantams (00 & 01)

11:30am – 12:30am - Off-Ice

1:00pm – 2:00pm – On-Ice

 

Shamrocks' Summer Camp!!

Sunday, May 11, 2014, 9:48AM

SHAMROCKS' SUMMER CAMP


Week of August 18th-22nd

More info coming soon....


 

FINAL Equipment Fitting!

Monday, April 21, 2014, 9:09PM

FINAL EQUIPMENT FITTING

TUESDAY MAY 6TH

6:00-7:00PM

RISTUCCIA ARENA, WILMINGTON

 

Free Open Skate!!

Monday, April 21, 2014, 9:06PM

FREE OPEN SKATE

Birth yrs 2005, 2006 & 2007's

Sunday May 4th

5:00 pm

Ristuccia Arena, Wilmington

 

MANDATORY EQUIPMENT FITTING!!

Sunday, March 30, 2014, 1:21PM

Sunday APRIL 13TH

5pm - 8pm

RISTUCCIA ARENA, WILMINGTON

Schedule for fitting:

5:00pm - 2005 & 2006

5:45pm - 2003 & 2004

6:30pm - 2002

7:15pm - 2000 & 2001

 

Shamrocks have a few spots open....

Friday, March 21, 2014, 12:17PM

 

2 Players and 1 Goalie needed for 2005 level



For more info, contact Guy canto

gcanto@comcast.net

 

FREE LEPRECHAUN OPEN SKATES!

Friday, March 14, 2014, 7:43PM

MITE MINORS

Free Open Skates

2014-15 Team

Holland Arena - Woburn

Sunday 3/23 & 3/30

@8:40 am

 

Leprechaun Program  includes:

-30 weeks (Sept.- March)

-20 small surface games

-2 practices/week

-10 on-ice skills

-10 shooting/stickhandling sessions

-game jersey & socks

 

For more info, contact Guy Canto

gcanto@comcast.net

 

 

2005 team earns spot in EHF Elite play-in!!

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 6:13PM

 

The 2005 team will play 4 games verse EHF Elite teams and have the chance to join the Elite division if they can come out with 5 points. If they secure 3 points, they earn the right to play 4 more games with Elite teams after tryouts......Regardless of the outcome, this is a great accomplishment for this team and an outstanding opportunity for the Shamrocks' organization!!

 

EHF League News......

Saturday, December 28, 2013, 2:02PM

Exciting EHF League News for the SHAMROCKS!!!!

 

 The North Shore Shamrocks will have the opportunity to play in the EHF at the Tier 1 level for all Mite-Midgets teams.  There will be Open Skate practices starting in February and Tryouts Mid-March!  The league will be holding a parity round tournament April 5th-6th in order to separate the 20 organizations into two groups (Black division & Gold division).  This will allow for 10 team divisions which will enable us to have very competitive games! In addition to this great opportunity, the Shamrocks will also have the chance to advance into the EHF ELITE Division based on performance and standings in the Tier 1 bracket. This allows us to have a distinct pathway to the strongest youth hockey division in New England! Please contact Guy Canto (Shamrocks Director) at gcanto@comcast.net for more information or to set up a time for your son or daughter to come skate with the Shamrocks!!!!!!!

 

Shamrock Mite Minor won the Turkey Burner Jamboree at Micro Ice / 07 Mite Minor Green

Saturday, November 30, 2013, 7:24PM

Shamrock Mite Minor won 5 mini games to advance to the championship game and went on to beat Methuen 7-2 to win the 4th Annual Turkey Burner Jamboree Mite Developmen​t Division

 

2000 Green Team Beginning to Roll!! / 01 Bantam Minor Orange

Monday, November 18, 2013, 10:26AM
 
After a sluggish start to the 2013-2014 season, The 2000 Shamrock Green team has begun their climb toward the top of the standings.  Two complete team efforts this past weekend produced a 5-3 win over the Dual State Riverhawks on Saturday, and a convincing 5-1 victory over the Dover Stars on Sunday.  Both wins began with stellar goaltending by Alec Degregorio and were finished off by an always smiling Ryan Vogel.  The defensive unit was lead by "crunching" body checkers Jack Sutherland and Sean Loescher who continue to improve with their physical play in all 3 zones. Will Toomey continued his consistent effort to angle opposing forwards toward the boards and begin the rush up ice after breaking up many plays.  Anthony Nasta and Jacob Pineau have provided a big "crunch" for the 2000 Green squad by playing both forward and defense whenever and wherever they are needed to help the team.  This has lead to both goals on offense, and key defensive plays to preserve victories in 4 of the team's last 6 games.
 
And who can forget about offense?  The offensive unit has come alive and continues to pressure opponents into making mistakes that end up in the back of the net.  The relentless "crunching" forechecking lead by Dan Macnamara, Nick Bisconti, Nick Golini, and Jason Haggerty, continues to make the Shamrock Green Team difficult to play against.  Add in some fancy footwork and duck under moves by Patric Cotreau, John Keaney, Domenic Murray, and Max Doucette and the Shamrocks display some well balanced offense.  Everyone has joined in on the fun on the scoresheet in all different ways.  Nick Golini and Dan Macnamara continue to drive to the net to put the puck away.  Patric Cotreau and John Keaney have added more and more physical play to their finesse game to make some great passes, and get more pucks to the net.  Nick Bisconti and Jason Haggerty continue to move the puck and create odd man rushes up ice.  Domenic Murray and Max Doucette have found that their skating ability is a weapon on the ice, beating the opposing teams to the puck on a regular basis.  The offensive unit as a whole continues to "crunch" the net to score more goals which are leading to more victories.
 
The 2000 Shamrock Green team looks to continue its effort to climb the standings this weekend at Ristuccia Arena, against Team Global Hockey, and rival Shamrocks Orange.  With a short bench, a lot of effort, continued skill improvement, and a little bit of "Crunch", this scrappy group is primed and ready for a strong middle of the season.
 
 
 

Squirt Minors take two!! / 05 Squirt Minor Green

Monday, November 11, 2013, 2:42PM

 
The Shamrocks had an early morning game at Ristuccia with the NE Bulldogs.  The Shamrocks arent known to be a great early morning team but they came out ready to play.  Tommy Chesna would get the first goal of the game unassisted after some tremendous skating and determination and Shamrocks were up 1 to 0.  The Shamrocks would have several chances and Nick Heaslip would go end to end with powerful skating and finish with a laser wrist shot over the shoulder of the Bulldog Goalie to make it 2 to 0.  However late in the third period a defensive miscap by the SHamrocks and the Bulldogs would get one back and the period would end up 2 to 1.  The second period the Shamrocks would have some great chances but the Bulldogs goalie was solid and kept the Shamrocks off the board.  The Bulldogs would get another goal in the second to make it 2 to 2 after 2.  The Shamrocks would regain the lead when Tommy Chesna would find Nick Heaslip at the Blue Line and Nick fired a shot by the Bulldogs goalie to make it 3 to 2.   The Bulldogs came right back capitalizing on a Shamrocks mistake to make it 3 to 3.  Patrik Sechulster would hit a streaking Tommy Chesna who would finish with a great wrist shot to make it 4 to 3.   Then Patrick Barrett would follow suit and spring Will Van Sicklin who would notch a goal and give the SHamrocks a 5 to 3 lead.  The Bulldogs went in attack mode and pulled their goalie and would get a late third period goal to make it 5 to 4 but they couldnt get the equalizer and the Shamrocks would squeak out a 5 to 4 win.
 
The second game of the weekend found the Shamrocks heading to Gloucester to play the Ice Hawks.  The Shamrocks started off strong and were all over the Ice Hawks goalie who was tremendous in net.  Tommy Chesna would get the hat trick, Patrik Sechulster would get a goal, Ryan Dusablon would get a goal, Will Van Sicklin would get a goal and Justin Giglio would score.  Jake Guertin would play strong defense and get three assists to help in the 7 to 0 win for the Shamrocks.

 

 

2 more WINS for 2001 Orange Team!! / 01 Bantam Minor Green

Monday, November 11, 2013, 2:40PM

And the hits keep coming.  Ever since the team’s return from Lake Placid, our boys have been lighting up the ice with some impressive wins.  The latest came at the expense of Global Hockey on November 2nd and the South Shore Kings on November 3rd.

The Major Orange showed up at Bavis Arena on Saturday morning ready to play and wasted little time, scoring 4 times in first period and adding another 4 unanswered goals in the second period, and 3 more in the 3rd.  Goalies Patrick Letourneau and Joey Shields held Global to a single goal in the 3rd period.  The defensive squad with Zach Shaw, Justin Heintz, Kyle Grant, Scott Elwell, Nick Farrell, and Jacob Richards was stellar.

The goal scoring was led by Nick Aiken with a Texas Hat Trick (4) followed by Andrew Brendline with his own Hat Trick(3).  Also scoring for the Shamrocks were Nick Farrell(1), Dan McGaffigan(2), Zach Shaw(2) and Kyle Grant(1).  Assists by Andrew Brendline(3), Cam Clark(2), Zach Shaw(1), Wayne Cintolo(1), Dan McGaffigan(1), Anthony Deleo(1), and Nick Farrell(1)

Sunday’s game also produced a lot of goals, winning by a margin of 8-3.  Goal scoring by Michael Dell’orfano (2), Scott Elwell (1), Kyle Braciska(1), Cam Clark(1), Andrew Brendline(1), Dan McGaffigan(1) and Anthony Deleo(1).  Assists by Kyle Braciska(3), Nick Farrell(2), Wayne Cinotolo(1), Cam Clark(1), Dan McGaffigan(1), Jake Vercolen(1) and Anthony Deleo(1)

 

Looking for....

Saturday, November 9, 2013, 9:07PM

 

BANTAM PLAYERS

Interested in playing 2ND HALF SEASON

Please contact Guy Canto 

gcanto@comcast.net

 

2 More Wins for 2002 Orange Team! / 02 Peewee Major Green

Sunday, November 3, 2013, 8:46PM

The Pee Wee Minor Team continued their winning ways this weekend with a pair of wins 4 hours apart on Saturday. 

 

The team started off with a strong 5-1 win against the Providence Junior Friars early Saturday morning at the Ristuccia.  The Shamrocks started off the scoring when Cole Johnson (1-0-1) snapped a wrist shot that found its way through the 5 hole at 5:59 of the first period from RK Kobierski (1-2-3) and Brogan Chambers (0-3-3).  Robert Ryan (1-2-3) scored a minute a half later when he was sent on a breakaway by Tyler Puska (0-1-1) and Brogan Chambers.  The team kept the pressure on and Christian Dunham (1-0-1) put one past the goaltender at the 14:31 mark with a shot along the goal-line.  In the second period Anthony Pecci (1-0-1) opened the scoring with a short-handed goal with assists from Kobierski and Chambers.  Kenny Dunne was terrific in net keeping the Friars off the scoreboard during 5 straight powerplays.  Entering the 3rd period up 4-0 the team worked hard to preserve the shut out for Dunne but a defensive miscue led to the Friars only goal.  After killing a 1:30 of 5 on 3 the Shamrocks closed out the scoring when Kobierski (from Chambers and Bryan) let it fly from the point beating the goalie through a screen. 

 

After getting breakfast and relaxing in the parking lot the boys took the ice at Noon to play the North Star Selects.  The game started off on a bad bounce when 17 seconds into the game the North Stars scored on a tricky bounce.  The boys fought right back and scored three straight goals.  Colin Savill (1-1-2) started the scoring, with RJ Kobierski (0-1-1) and Tyler Puska (0-1-1) assisting.  Brogan Chambers (1-1-2) netted the send on a rebound of an Anthony Pecci (1-1-2) shot.  Robert Bryan (1-0-1) finished the scoring in the 1st period pounding in the rebound off a Cameron Chute (0-2-2) shot.  The Shamrocks were able to build a 3 goal lead in the second when Pecci broke in a put one past the goalie.  The North Stars never quit and came back to tie the game at 4 before the end of the 2nd period.  The 3rd period was a back and forth affair.  Despite playing on what had to be tired legs the team scored three times in the period.  The first came from Tyler Seller (1-0-1) scored on a wrist shot from the slot on a pass from Cole Johnson (0-1-1).  Aiden Robinson (1-0-1), from Savill and Brendan Fox (0-1-1) gave the Shamrocks a 2 goal lead when he snapped a wrister past the goalie.  The North Stars were able to tie up the game and it looked like the team had run out of gas.  The team managed to dig deep and with 3:51 left in the game Christian Dunham (1-0-1), from Sean Cunningham (0-1-1) and Chute, blasted a snapper from the left circle past the goalie for the game winner.

 

 

Back to back wins for 2001's (Orange)! / 01 Bantam Minor Green

Sunday, November 3, 2013, 8:41PM

Back to back wins for the PeeWee Major Orange starting with a big win over the Providence Jr Friars in Cranston 5-3.  Scoring started early in the first period with a goal by Cam Clark assisted by Andrew Brendline.  Providence answered back with two goals in the first period.  The Shamrocks rocketed back in the 2nd period with three unanswered goals by Kyle Braciska, unassisted, Nick Aiken, assisted by Andrew Brendline and Cam Clark, and Justin Heintz, assisted by Cam Clark.  Providence scored one more in the third but Andrew Brendline capped off the win with an empty net goal in the third.  Defense was a key in this one with Zach Shaw, Scott Elwell, Nick Farrell, Jacob Richards, Justin Heintz and Kyle Grant.

The Major Orange team embarked on Lake Placid for the weekend and although, they didn’t fare well on the scoreboard, it became very apparent in the last game against the Seacoast Spartans that they were not to be taken lightly.  It was a great weekend with a lot of team bonding and good memories.

But back to business this past Saturday at their home rink where the team came out swinging in a huge win against Top Gun, 15-3.  Goals scored by Cam Clark(2), Nick Aiken(2), Jake Vercolen(1), Anthony Deleo(2), Andrew Brendline(1), Nick Farrell(1), Kyle Braciska (1), and the big winner with 5 goals, Michael Dell’Orfano.  Assists made by Andrew Brendline(4), Dan McGaffigan (2), Wayne Cintolo(1), Scott Elwell(1), Justin Heintz(1), Kyle Grant(1) and Michael Dell’Orfano(1).  Defense  strong again led by goaltenders Patrick Letourneau and Joey Shields.

 

Peewee Minor Orange Team beat Dover Stars! / 02 Peewee Major Green

Sunday, November 3, 2013, 8:38PM

The Pee Wee Minor Orange Team keeps rolling/ 02 Pee Wee Minor Orange

 

The Pee Wee Minor Orange Team continued to roll this weekend with a win over The Dover Stars.  The Stars had come in on a 7 game winning streak (their last loss was to the Shamrocks back on September 15th) and the Shamrocks were 9-0-1 in their previous 10. 

The Stars came out flying at the start, if not for the tremendous work of Kenny Dunne in net the Shamrocks could have found themselves down early in the game.  The boys found their skating legs and were able to take a 1-0 lead when Tyler Seller (1-0-1) redirected a shot form Cole Johnson (0-1-1) in the final minute of the 1st period.

In the second period the Shamrocks built a 2 goal lead when Robert Bryan (1-0-1) knocked in a rebound from RJ Kobierski (0-1-1).  The Stars cut the lead to 1 but were never able to get closer. The Shamrocks closed out the period strong reestablishing the 2 goal lead when Aiden Robinson (2-0-2) scored the first of his 2 on the afternoon after breaking in alone on a terrific feed from Will Larson (0-1-1).

Up 3-1 going into the final period the Shamrocks continued to apply pressure and Aiden scored his scored on a wrap around after some great in zone work and passes from Colin Savill (1-1-2) and Tyler Puska (0-1-1).  Colin closed out the scoring when he crashed the net and drove home the rebound of a Sean Cunningham (0-1-1) shot.

The final score was 5-1 and Shamrocks improved to 10-1-1 on the season.

 

 

2004's play undefeated Flames! / 05 Squirt Minor Green

Sunday, November 3, 2013, 8:37PM

The Shamrocks 2004s headed to Marlboro to play the undefeated Flames.  The Shamrocks would start off fast and get a goal from Cosmo Siano with an assist to Justin Giglio to take the lead.  The Flames would come back 10 seconds later with a goal to tie it at 1.  The FLames would get another goal late in the 1st period to make it 2 to 1 Flames at the end of 1.  The Shamrocks would come back and Will Vansicklin would take a great pass from Tommy Chesna and Patrick Barrett to tie the game up 2 to 2....Tommy Chesna would chase down another loose puck and make a fantasic pass to Van Sicklin who and the Shamrocks would take a 3 to 2 lead.  Tommy CHesna would take the feed from James Carmilia and Jake Guertin and would fire a wrist shot by the Flames goalie to make it 4 to 2 SHamrocks.  The Flames would get a late goal and the period would end 4 to 3 Shamrocks.  The Shamrocks had a lot of chances in the third period but two Flames goals would give the game up and Shamrocks would lose 5 to 4.  Next up the Bulldogs.

 

2004's win 7-4!! / 05 Squirt Minor Green

Monday, October 28, 2013, 3:35PM

The Shamrock Squirt Minors came back from their Lake Placid trip ready for league action.  They had an early 8 AM start but they came out flying against the Dover Stars.  The Shamrocks would strike first when Will Van Sicklin took a pass from Patrick Barrett and James Carmilia to make it 1 to 0.  The Shamrocks would continue to have their chances but the Dover Goalie was up to the task.  The Stars would tie the game and the period would end 1 to 1.  The second period started off fast but to much stickhandling would keep the Shamrocks from getting a lot of shots...the defense and great goaltending by JJ Quill would keep the Stars off the board and the period would end tied at 1.  The Shamrocks defense was caught sleeping 9 seconds into the third period and Dover would take a 2 to 1 lead.  The Shamrocks had some nice shots but couldn't get them by the Dover goalie and Dover would make them pay with another goal to put them ahead 3 to 1.  The Shamrocks would take control of the game when Nick Heaslip and Barrett fed Van Sicklin who would fire a wrist shot to make it 3 to 2 Dover.   Less than a minute later Van Sicklin would finish the natural hat trick with the helpers going to Barrett and James Carmilia.  The white line wasnt done as James Carmilia would fire a wrist shot by the Dover goalie and make the game 4 to 3 Shamrocks.   The Shamrocks would continue the pressure with Tommy and Dominic Chesna Mucking it up in front of the net and line mate Jack Anderson their to knock the puck in to make it 5 to 3 Shamrocks....Dover wasnt finished as they would get another goal to get it within 1.  Quill continued to keep the Stars off the board and with less than a minute left Tommy Chesna would fire a wrist shot by the Dover goalie to make it 6 to 4 and 10 seconds later Van Sicklin would net his fourth to make it 7 to 4 and a Shamrocks win. Next up the boys travel to Marlboro to take on the Flames.

 

GREAT WEEKEND FOR 2002 ORANGE TEAM!!! / 02 Peewee Major Green

Saturday, October 19, 2013, 10:28AM

The Pee Wee Minor Team is off to a fantastic start this year.  After a pair of wins this weekend the team is 7-1-1 and currently in 1st place with 15 points.  

 The team started off with a strong 8 – 2 win against the Boston Bandits Saturday afternoon in Bridgewater.  Prior to the game the team dedicated the game to Coach Puska's dad who had passed away earlier that day.  Each player wrote “Grampy” on their skates in his honor.  Despite being called for 10 penalties the team managed to keep their composure and score 3 short-handed goals.  This matched the number of power-play goals the team scored.  While Kenny Dunne was holding the fort in net Christian Dunham (1-1-2), Tyler Seller (1-0-1), Colin Savill (1-0-1), Sean Cunningham (2-0-2), Will Larson (1-0-1), J.T. Monahan (1-0-1), Anthony Pecci (1-1-2) and a pair of assists from RJ Koberski.  

 On Sunday the boys had an early game at home in Wilmington against Global Hockey.  The team got off to a bit of a slow start and thanks to the efforts of Kenny Dunne got out of the first period tied 0 – 0.  In the second period Adian Robinson (1-3-4) got the Shamrocks on the board. The scoring was continued by Colin Savill (2-0-2), and Anthony Pecci (1-2-3).  Entering the third period with a 3-0 lead the team continued to apply pressure and score three more goals.  Colin Savil opened the scoring in the third followed by Sean Cunningham (1-2-3) and closed out by Tyler Puska (1-0-0).  While the team was applying pressure up front Kenny made several great saves to keep Global off the board and preserve the shut-out.

 

Another Win for 2004's!! / 05 Squirt Minor Green

Saturday, October 12, 2013, 2:56PM

The Squirt Minors would return home for a home game against the Bridgewater Bandits.  The game started with the Shamrocks jumping all over the Bandits early however their goalie was big and good and turned away shot after shot.   The 1st period would end with many chances by the Shamrocks but no score going into the second.  The second period started of like the first with the Shamrocks testing the Bandits goalie but he was up to the task until Will Vansicklin passed to Dominic Chesna in close and with two nifty moves he found the back of the net and put the Shamrocks up 1 to 0.  The Bandits would come back with a fluke goal which would tie up the game 1 to 1.  The Shamrocks continued to pressure the Bandits and with 47 seconds left in the period Vansicklin passed back to Jake Guertin at the point who passed over to his defensive partner Patrick Barrett who fired a wrist shot from the blue line and beat the goalie five hole to make it 2 to 1.  The Shamrocks werent done and 20 seconds later the hard work of Vansicklin and Tommy Chesna would lead to another goal by Dominic Chesna to make it 3 to 1 heading into the third.  The Shamrocks took control and the defense of Nick Heaslip, Janssen Sperling, Patrick Barrett and Jake Guertin continued to control the game and would spring Van Sicklin who came down the right side and fired a wrist shot over the goalies shoulder under the cross bar to get his second of the game and put the Shamrocks up 4 to 1.  Vansicklin wasnt finished as he would take a feed from the Chesna brothers and fire a wrist shot by the goalie to make it 5 to 1.   With 3 minutes left in the game Tommy Chesna would go in make some moves and make it 6 to 1 which would end up to be the final.  Next up for the boys in Green is a trip to Lake Placid.

 

Squirt Minors win 6-3! / 05 Squirt Minor Green

Saturday, October 12, 2013, 2:55PM

The Squirt Minors would head to Cranston RI for a game against the Providence Jr Friars.  The Shamrocks looked tired and couldnt get things going and the Providence Jr Friars would take a 1 to 0 lead.  The Shamrocks battled back and Will Vansicklin broke through the Friar defense and fired a wrist shot to make it 1 to 0.  Van Sicklin wasnt finished as he took a feed from Patrick Barrett and Patrik Sechulster to make it to 2 to 1 after 1.   The Jr. Friars would capitalize on a defense miscue to make it 2 to 2.  The Van Sicklin show would continue as he took the feed from Patrik Sechulster and Jake Guertin to make it 3 to 2 and secure the hat trick.  The Shamrocks would continue when Ben Sieve made it 4 to 2 with the helpers going to Van Sicklin and Barrett.  Van Sicklin would take the feed from Guertin and Barrett again to make it 5 to 2 and Justin Giglio would net another one off the hard work of Dominic Chesna and Patrik Sechulster to make it 6 to 2.  The Jr Friars would get another one late in the second period but the SHamrocks would take a 6 to 3 lead into the third period. The Shamrocks had plenty of chances but could not beat the Jr. Friars goalie and with great goal tending by JJ Quill and great defense by Patrick Barrett they would hold on to the 6 to 3 win.

 

2 WINS for Squirt Minors vs. Northstar Selects! / 05 Squirt Minor Green

Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 3:04PM

The Shamrocks Squirt Minors would take to the ice this past weekend in a home at home series vs. the Northstar Selects.  The first game was a morning tilt at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington and the Shamrocks would come out flying.  Dominic Chesna would take a feed from Tommy Chesna and put it past the goalie to make it 1 to 0 Shamrocks.  Tommy Chesna would follow up with an unassisted tally to make it 2 to 0 SHamrocks at the end of 1.  The Shamrocks came out flying in the second period with Justin Giglio pouncing on a rebound off a Ben Sieve shot to make it 3 to 0 Shamrocks which would open up the flood gates.  Tommy Chesna would begin the road to a 5 point day with three consecutive goals in the second and beginning of the third periods to put the Shamrocks up 6 to 0...assists during the Tommy show included Jack Anderson, Will Van Sicklin, Dominic Chesna and Justin Giglio.  The Shamrocks would get a goal from James Carmilia who fired a wrist shot by the Selects goalie with assist from Vansicklin and Ben Deraps.  The last goal of the day for the Shamrocks would come from Cosmo Siano with assists from Ben SIeve and Justin Giglio.  The Selects would score a late goal in the third period and the Shamrocks would win 8 to 1.
 
The Shamrocks Squirt Minors traveled to Woonsocket RI for the home at home finisher...The game was much closer as the jet lag was definitely showing on the boys in green.  The Selects would start the game with a goal to make it 1 to 0.  The Shamrocks would wake up and Tommy Chesna would start off where he left off putting a shot by the Selects goalie to make it 1 to 1.  The Shamrocks werent done when James Carmilia and Jake Guertin fed Patrick Barrett in front of the net and he would put a back hand top corner to make it 2 to 1 Shamrocks.  The score at the end of 1 would be 2 to 1 SHamrocks.  The Shamrocks would start the second strong and Ben Sieve would make a pass to WIll Van Sickling who would shoot it off a Selects defender and into the back of the net to make it 3 to 1.  Ben Sieve would turn it on and get a goal unassisted on a very good hustling play to make it 4 to 1 after two periods of play.  The Shamrocks would come out in the third and Tommy Chesna would get another goal with an assist from his twin brother Dominic to make it 5 to 1....The Selects wouldnt go away putting a late goal by JJ Quill who played great to make it 5 to 2...thats as close as they would get as the Shamrocks would win 5 to 2 and increase their record to 5 wins and 2 losses on the young season...next up a trip to Cranston to play the Friars...

 

Strong start for PeeWee Major Orange!! / 01 Bantam Minor Green

Thursday, September 19, 2013, 1:54PM

Team News PeeWee Major Orange

 

The PeeWee Major Orange team is off to a strong start for this 2013-2014 season. We started our season with what else but a Party!! After our second season practice, players, parents and siblings congregated at Rocco's in Wilmington for an informal meet and greet. The highlight of the evening was clearly the beautiful Shamrock cake that the Dell'Orfano family provided. I'm pretty sure the picture of the cake went viral.

Then onto to the business of hockey. Our first game was on September 7th vs Global Hockey. The Shamrocks won by a score of 7-4. Goals scored by Andrew Brendline (2), Jake Vercolen, Wayne Cintolo, Michael Dell'Orfano, Anthony Deleo and Dan McGaffigan with assists by Andrew Brendline (2), Jake Vercolen(2), Michael Dell'Orfano, Kyle Grant(2) and Jacob Richards.

A strong defensive team of Justin Heintz, Zach Shaw, Jacob Richards, Kyle Grant, Scott Elwell and Nick Farrell helped keep the opponents at bay. Strong showings by Patrick Letourneau and Joey Shields in goal.

Game two was played in Marlboro, MA versus the Minute Man Flames. The Major Orange learned how penalties can impact the end game as they posted their first loss 4-2. The lone goals were scored by Kyle Grant assisted by Kyle Braciska and Michael Dell'Orfano assisted by Andrew Brendline

The defensive squad of Shaw, Richards, Grant, Elwell, and Farrell proved invaluable as they killed off several penalties especially late in the game. Again, Letourneau and Shields in goal did their part to keep us in the game

Game 3 at Ristuccia on the morning of 9/15 was another heartbreaker loss 3-2 in a game marred with Shamrock penalties. The two lone goals scored by Jackson Hart assisted by Nick Aiken and Scott Elwell, and Kyle Braciska assisted by Wayne Cintolo and Nick Farrell were not enough to ward off the Riverhawks.

A little rest in between games and a long ride down to The Bog got the Shamrocks in serious game mode, posting a 9-2 win over the Bay State Breakers. With only 2 penalties this game, the team mantra should be “less penalties equals more wins” Scoring was spread out with goals scored by Michael Dell' Orfano, Anthony Deleo, Jacob Richards, Kyle Braciska, Wayne Cintolo, Andrew Brendline, and Jake Vercolen with assists by Nick Aiken, Jackson Hart, Camden Clark, Justin Heintz, and Nick Farrell. The defensive team of Justin Heintz, Jacob Richards, Scott Elwell, Kyle Grant, Nick Farrell and goalies, Patrick Letourneau and Joey Shields once again delivered.

We all wish Dan McGaffigan a speedy recovery and return to the team. We need you!!!

 
 
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