Family, friends and fans of Catholic Memorial hockey unable to attend the Knights’ game against New Jersey power Delbarton at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 1 (5:30 p.m.) now have another option. The game will be broadcast live at http://www.msgvarsity.com and is part of the National Hockey League’s NHL’s Yankee Stadium Series.
HNIB Massachusetts No. 5 Catholic Memorial (7-1-2) preps for the New York trip with upcoming Catholic Conference games against Malden Catholic this Saturday and St. John’s Prep next Wednesday. New Jersey No. 1 Delbarton (8-1-1) played two games in Massachusetts this past weekend, upending No. 2 Malden Catholic (2-1) and losing to Prep power Dexter (4-1).
These are two of the most storied high school programs in the Northeast. Under HOF coach Bill Hanson, CM has won 17 Massachusetts State titles since 1986 — four in Division One and 13 of the 23 1A crowns since that tournament began in 1991. Meanwhile, Bruce Shatel has guided Delbarton to six straight New Jersey Private School titles.