The 2016-17 New Haven Register All-State Boys Hockey Team. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Portraits by Catherine Avalone and submitted. Designed by Sean Patrick Bowley.
Stats: Had five shutouts, 1.47 goals-against average, .951 save-percentage. Had 30 saves in a 6-2 win over Northwest Catholic in the CIAC Division I final, had 29 saves in a 5-2 win over New Canaan in the FCIAC tournament final and was named the tournament MVP.
Honors: First team All-FCIAC, first team CHSCA D-I All-State selection.
Off the ice: FCIAC Scholar Athlete, honors student, also plays volleyball.
Stats: Tigers won first CIAC Division I state championship (-2 win over Northwest Catholic. Team finished at 24-2 and No. 1 in the final Register/GameTimeCT Top 10 poll. Has 167-69-4 career record.
Honors: FCIAC Coach of the Year.
Off the ice: Teaches physical education at Scotts Ridge Middle School.
Stats: Had 54 goals and 35 assists this season, 129 goals and 100 assists for his career. Led the Centaurs to the CIAC Division III state championship with a goal and two assists in a 7-3 win over Hall/Southington.
Honors: First team All-NHC, CHSCA D-III All-State and MVP.
Off the ice: National Honor Society, plays soccer, golf.
Up next: Will play hockey at Winchendon (Mass.) prep school.
Stats: Had 28 goals and 20 assists (55 goals, 56 assists career), led the Green Dragons to the CIAC Division I quarterfinals and a 14-0 overall record. Had two goals in a 4-2 win over Notre Dame-West Haven in the SCC/SWC Division I championship game.
Honors: First team All-SCC, CHSCA All-State pick. CHSCA Division I MVP, SCC/SWC MVP.
Up next: WIll play hockey at Trinity-Pawling prep school.
Stats: Led the Easties to the CIAC Division II quarterfinals. Prolific scorer had 88 points (40 goals, 48 assists). Best game was in the first round of the CIAC D-II tournament with five goals in 8-0 win over Amity.
Honors: First team All-SCC/SWC, CHSCA All-State selection.
Off the ice: Verbal commitment to play at the University of Maine.
Up next: Will play hockey at Salisbury next season. Also plays golf.
Stats: Had four shutouts, a 1.60 goals-against average and .941 save-percentage. Led his team to the CIAC Division II semifinals and a 17-5-2 overall record.
Honors: Two-time first team Register All-State pick, CHSCA D-II All-State MVP, first team All-SCC/SWC Division II selection.
Off the ice: Youth sports volunteer at Connecticut Sports Center.
Stats: The defenseman also contributed as a playmaker. Had three goals, 17 assists to lead the Rams to the FCIAC tournament final (5-2 loss to Ridgefield), the CIAC Division I semifinals, a 19-5-1 overall record and No. 3 finish in the Register/GameTimeCT Top 10 Hockey poll.
Honors: Two-time first team All-FCIAC and CHSCA All-State selection.
Up next: Will play lacrosse at Maryland.
Stats: Led Falcons to the CIAC Division I quarterfinals. Helped on offense with four goals and 11 assists. Led Falcons to a 14-7-1 record. Best game came in a 3-2 win over Hamden, scoring the game-winning goal in overtime.
Honors: First team All-SCC/SWC, CHSCA D-I All-State pick.
Off the ice: National, Science, Math, Social Studies Honor Societies, EMPOWER leadership club.
Up next: Will play lacrosse at Richmond.
Stats: Led West Haven to the CIAC Division I semifinals (5-1 loss to eventual champion Ridgefield) and a 16-7 record. Had 22 goals and 28 assists and finishes career with 43 goals and 52 assists.
Honors: First team All-SCC-SWC D-I, CHSCA All-State selection.
Off the ice: Also plays baseball.
Up next: Will play junior hockey for the Connecticut Junior Rangers next season.
Stats: His best game of the season came at the right time – in the CIAC Division II final where he had three goals and an assist in a 5-3 win over Watertown/Pomperaug. Had 27 goals and 40 assists this season, 54 goals and 69 assists for his career.
Honors: First team All-SCC/SWC, first team CHSCA Division II All-State pick.
Up next: Will play club hockey at the University of Hartford and study health and medicine.
Stats: Helped lead the Blue Devils to the CIAC Division I semifinals. Ended up with three shutouts, 2.11 goals-against average and .920 save-percentage. One of his best games was a 4-1 win over Xavier with 32 saves in the CIAC D-I quarterfinals.
Honors: Second team All-SCC/SWC and CHSCA All-State selection.
Off the ice: Honor student, Peer Advocate, plays tennis, member of the golf club.
Stats: Had 32 goals and 32 assists, including two goals, two assists and the game-winning goal in a 6-3 win over New Canaan in the CIAC Division I semifinals. Team ended up with a school-record 21 wins. Had 88 goals and 102 assists for his career.
Honors: First team All-CCC and CHSCA Division I All-State selection.
Off the ice: Plays soccer and golf.
Up next: Will play club hockey at Providence.
Stats: Had 22 goals and 12 assists and led team to a 24-2 record. Had two goals and one assist in a 6-2 win over Northwest Catholic in the CIAC Division I final. Had a goal and two assists in a 5-2 win over New Canaan in the FCIAC tournament final.
Honors: First team All-FCIAC and CHSCA D-I All-State pick.
Off the ice: Plays varsity golf, volunteers for Safe Rides.