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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.

Mass. HS Boys: Central Mass. Team Previews – 3A Champ Northbridge The Favorite In Close Russell Conference

Central Mass. hockey has undergone some realignment heading into this season. Defending champion Wachusett Regional, which also won the MIAA D3 state title, is favored again coming out of the chute. There are new coaches at Littleton/Bromfield (Kevin Lizotte) and Hopedale/Millis (Mike McQuarrie) ROY CONFERENCE ...

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Mass. Boys HS: Western Mass. Pre-Season Top 10 – Usual Suspects Longmeadow, Westfield Loom As Teams To Beat

Longmeadow will have to replace the graduated Jack Barron and his 186 career points this season, but the emergence of Liam Byrne and Cole Gudrey as well as the additions of Videep Vemulapalli, Mike Bonavita and Nick Yevsyuk from junior hockey should have the Lancers ...

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Mass Boys HS: Central Mass. Pre-Season Top 10 – Defending Champ Wachusett A Clear Favorite To Start

Defending Division 3 champion Wachusett Regional enters the 2019-2020 season as the clear favorite to repeat as district champion and contend for a spot at the T.D. Garden in March.  The Mountaineers return 17 players off last year’s team including the dangerous duo of Kevin ...

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