Senior hockey all-stars face off in Exeter
The state's best senior boys' NHIAA hockey players will have one more opportunity to take the ice before capping their high school career. The Rinks at Exeter is hosting the Division III and Division I/II boys' senior all-star games today at 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m., respectively.
Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students.
The Division I/II game will pit Team Red against Team White. Team Red will consist of players from Division II champion Bow, Bishop Guertin of Nashua, Hanover, Dover, Concord, Pinkerton Academy of Derry, Lebanon/Stevens, Spaulding of Rochester and St. Thomas Aquinas of Dover. Team White is made up of players from Division I champion Bedford, Salem, Keene, Bishop Brady of Concord, Portsmouth/Newmarket, Goffstown, Exeter, Londonderry, Windham, Oyster River of Durham and Trinity of Manchester.
Hanover's Gabe Loud and Luke Ratliff and Bishop Guertin's Tom Norton will protect the Team Red cage. Its defensemen consist of Hanover's Patrick Logan and Will Smith, Brendan Nichols of Dover, Matt Chorlian and Dan Lebell of Concord, Bow's Colin Tracy, Spaulding's Kerry Winfrey and Will Kaspari of St. Thomas. Team White's forwards are Eddie Welch of Pinkerton, Concord's Andy Cole, Lebanon/Stevens' Nate Damren and Nate Garipey, Bow's Doug Champagne and Austin Beaudette, Jordan Caito of Bishop Guertin and St. Thomas' Eric Keilty.
Oyster River's Liam McNamara, Windham's Max Daly and Salem's Paddy Capsalis make up Team White's netminders. On defense, the team features Bedford's Chase Vaillancourt and Nick Cannone, Keene's Luke Plumley, Salem's Alex Svenson, Steve Donelan of Bishop Brady, Domenic Federico of Londonderry and Goffstown's Nick Nault and Dylan Hyers. Team White's forwards are Bedford's Jacob Rioux, Jay Roberto, Griffin Gagne and Jack McDonough, Keene's Gaetano DeLonge and Nate Darwin, Beau Arsenault of Portsmouth/Newmarket, Bishop Brady's Nate Bowler and Patrick Earley, Goffstown's Tyler Riendeau, Jake Vadeboncoeur of Exeter, Londonderry's Troy Muldoon and Trinity's Tyler Chipman.
The Division III game's away team will feature players from ConVal/Conant, Sanborn of Kingston, John Stark/Hopkinton, Belmont/Gilford, Moultonborough/Inter-Lakes and Laconia/Winnisquam. The home team consists of players from Monadnock of Swanzey, Somersworth/Coe-Brown, Berlin/Gorham, Kearsarge/Plymouth and Division III champion Kennett of Conway.
The away team's goalies are ConVal/Conant's Wyatt Robbins and Chance Kirby and Belmont/Gilford's Bailey Defoise. John Stark/Hopkinton's Cam Bourque and Justin Bowen, Belmont/Gilford's James Buckley and Laconia/Winnisquam's Josh Shevlin make up the away team's defensemen. The away team's forwards consist of ConVal/Conant's Cam Merwede, Luca Haufler and Noah Blanchette, Sanborn's Liam Dolan, Moultonborough/Inter-Lakes' Drew Dunlap, Belmont/Gilford's Ethan Becker and Chaz Hacking and John Stark/Hopkinton's Aidan Molnar, Tim Meserve and Tim Sawitsky.
The home team's net will be protected by Monadnock's Josh Joslyn, Casper Marott of Somersworth/Coe-Brown and Kearsarge/Plymouth's Cody Rowe. Its defensemen are Monadnock's Hayden Goodenough, Somersworth/Coe-Brown's Joe Morrisette and Dale Smith and Kearsarge/Plymouth's Doug Breault. The home team's forwards are Somersworth/Coe-Brown's Andy Soule, Joel Boulanger and Casey Pridham, Berlin/Gorham's Leo Croteau, Owen Dorval and Damon Ruel, Kearsarge/Plymouth's Jakob Arnold and Kennett's Tanner Brown and Anthony Graziano.