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Chris Kyne is a hockey devotee who has spent most of his life playing, coaching, and writing about hockey. The 2019-2020 season is Chris' first year covering Central and Western Mass. hockey for Hockey Night in Boston. Chris has spent the past five years covering hockey and other sports for the Worcester Telegram. He is currently in his 14th season as an assistant coach with the Fitchburg State University Men's Ice Hockey team. Chris also is a Learn to Skate instructor for the Peak Performance program in Fitchburg. Chris grew up in Waterford, CT where he played youth hockey, before playing Jr. A hockey for the Connecticut Jr. Whalers. Chris graduated from the University of Connecticut where earned a Communications degree, while also covering sports for the Daily Campus. Chris currently works at Leominster High School, where he has spent the past 12 years as a history teacher. Chris lives in Sterling, MA with his wife Gabrielle, and his two daughters, Quinn (7) and Delaney (4), who both play hockey.

MIAA Western Mass. Title Games: Greenfield Takes D3A In OT: Longmeadow Rallies To Crown In D3

In the Western Mass. Division 3 final Thursday, second-seeded Longmeadow  came from behind to upend fourth-seeded West Springfield, 4-2.  With the win, Longmeadow advances to Saturday’s Division 3 state-semifinal where they will face Wachusett Regional, the D3 Central Mass. champs. The Lancers and Mountaineers met ...

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MIAA WMass Tournament Recaps: West Springfield, Longmeadow, Wahconah, Greenfield Move On To Sectional Title Games

In the first game of the Western Mass. D3 semifinal double-header, second-seeded Longmeadow held off third-seeded East Longmeadow, 4-2.  Cole Guidrey had two goals and an assist to lead the Lancers while Liam Byrne and Robbie Croteau also scored.  Liam Asher and Mark Shevetsov had ...

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MIAA Western Mass. Division 3A Tournament Preview: New Champ Will Be Crowned; Greenfield Is Top Seed

The Western Mass. Division 3A tournament will feature six total teams with top-seeded Greenfield and second-seeded Amherst receiving opening round byes.  There will be a new Western Mass. 3A champion this year as 2019 winner Easthampton did not qualify for this year’s tournament. In one ...

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