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In 1972, two lifetime high school hockey fans started a weekly broadcast of Greater Boston high school games on WBOS-FM (92.9). The duo - Lance LoFaro and Darby Yaeger - called the nightly broadcasts "Hockey Night in Boston". As of late, HNIBnews - over 30 years running - has kept the scholastic hockey world on its feet with its widely-read website HNIBnews.com. In addition to HNIBnews, Hockey Night in Boston runs MassHSHockey.com, and also hosts summer tournaments showcasing the talents of scholastic hockey.

Mass. Boys HS Hockey – Southeast Conference Preview: Harlow Takes Over At B-R; Dartmouth A Factor In D3

DARTMOUTH (19-4-1) The Indians nearly made history a season ago, reaching the Division 3 South final and taking eventual co-state champion Hanover into a scoreless third period before ultimately falling. Coach Mike Cappello’s squad lost some scoring punch to graduation, but should be just as ...

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Mass. Boys HS Hockey – Merrimack Valley Conference Preview: Season Play Should Be Interesting With Teams Playing Only MVC Opponents

Merrimack Valley Conference teams will be playing amongst themselves this winter due to the pandemic which should make for an interesting campaign with D1, 2 and D3 teams playing each other. Central Catholic (10-10-3) The Raiders return an experienced group and due to COVID will ...

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Mass. Boys HS Hockey – Independents: Pope Francis Still One Of State’s Best; Familiar Face Back Behind Bench For Lowell Catholic

The independent ranks in Massachusetts high school hockey are much smaller in 2020-21, with most of last season’s programs moving back to their traditional leagues or joining others — at least temporarily — during the pandemic. Pope Francis continues to take the independent route as ...

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Mass. Boys HS Hockey – Middlesex Freedom Preview: Improved Stoneham Looks To Challenge League Heavies Burlington, Melrose

The Freedom Division of the Middlesex League is back to six teams for this year, as former member Watertown has returned for this season. D1 teams Burlington and Melrose project to be favorites, while improved Stoneham hopes to have a say. Burlington (14-6-4) After playing ...

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Mass. Boys HS Hockey – Patriot League Keenan Division Preview: Division 1 Powers Hingham, Marshfield Join League; Plymouth North, Silver Lake, Whitman-Hanson Return Top Talent

What already was a tough Patriot League Keenan Division got even tougher with a pair of additions during the offseason. Marshfield, which previously was in the now-defunct Atlantic Coast League and competed as an independent last season, joined the Patriot in all sports and Dan ...

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