Final regular season CMass Top 10: Shrewsbury leads the way

Fran Sypek
Fran Sypek
Fran has covered hockey at all levels, NHL, AHL, junior, college and high school for the Springfield Republican from 1978-2013. His column "Hockey Talk'' appeared in the Sunday Republican. The hockey beat took him from Maine to Arizona in the United States and from Newfoundland to Alberta in Canada. Fran was the recipient of the Matthew Ryan Award for Outstanding Coverage of High School Hockey and the Janet McCormick Award from the Springfield Olympics. He then shifted from pros to college when the University of Massachusetts restored its program and joined Hockey East. Later, he continued covering the Boston Bruins and the Springfield Falcons. Fran's covered future NHL players from Western Massachusetts in Paul Fenton, Bob Kudelski, Rick Bennett and Bill Guerin. He is a member of the Bessone Award committee, which helps select the top high school hockey player in Western Mass. Fran was a goalie for Holyoke Community College in 1973-74 and graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 1977. Fran is currently a free lance writer living in Bondsville, Mass and grew up in Chicopee, Mass, has visited all 50 states, and is an avid photographer.

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Central Mass. Top 10 Poll

RankTeam[tooltip text="PR*" gravity="ne"]Previous Ranking[/tooltip]WLT
1Shrewsbury11811
2Algonquin21235
3Groton-Dunstable31434
4Nashoba41820
5North Middlesex51451
6Hudson61271
7Wachusett7884
8Grafton81145
9Assabet/Maynard91244
10Fitchburg10983

There was no change in this week’s HNIB News Central Mass. Top 10, the final regular season poll of the year.

Shrewsbury (18-1-1), which has been in the #1 spot most of the season, heads into tournament play as the favorite, grabbing the #1 seed.

Algonquin (12-3-5) finishes the regular season ranked #2, although the Tomahawks grabbed the fourth seed in the upcoming CMass Division 3 Tournament.

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