Steven Boyle – Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach – Men’s Lacrosse Coaches
Steven Boyle joined the men’s lacrosse staff in the summer of 2014. A former standout player at Johns Hopkins, Boyle came to Drexel after serving as an assistant at Brown for the previous three seasons.
Boyle serves as the team’s offensive coordinator. The Derry, New Hampshire native was the offensive coordinator at Brown where he assisted with the development of the Bears’ attackmen and midfielders while at Brown. Prior to his arrival at Brown, Boyle was the offensive coordinator at St. Paul’s School for Boys in Baltimore.
The Drexel offense has been a key factor in the Dragons reaching the CAA Championship game the last two seasons and reaching the NCAA Tournament in 2021 for the first time since 2014. Boyle’s group scored at least 10 goals in all but one regular-season game and led the CAA with 13.62 goals per contest, which tied for 12th in the nation with Syracuse and Bryant. Drexel had five players score at least 19 goals and had four 30-point scorers in just 13 games. Reid Bowering was named an Honorable Mention All-America, while Ryan Genord was a USA Lacrosse All-American.
Boyle’s offensive unit led the CAA in scoring during the 2019 season and finished 13th in the nation with more than 13 goals per game. Drexel’s man-up unit scored 39 goals, the most in the nation, one more than Penn State. The team also had a .473 extra-man percentage, which was fourth in all of Division I. Three of Drexel’s offensive players were named to All-CAA teams in 2019. In 2018, the Dragons also scored more than 10 goals per game and led the CAA in shooting percentage (.315). The previous season, Drexel’s man-up unit led the CAA and finished 13th in the nation.
Boyle graduated from Johns Hopkins in 2010 with a degree in political science. He was a member of the 2007 NCAA Championship team and was awarded the Bob Scott Award given to the school’s top freshman. A three-time All-American, Boyle led the team in scoring as a senior with 32 goals, 23 assists and 55 points. The team’s Outstanding Attackman Award winner in 2009 and 2010, Boyle finished his career with 95 goals, 69 assists and 164 points. He was selected 12th overall in the 2010 Major League Lacrosse Draft by the Boston Cannons and played in the league until 2015.
Steven Boyle – Men’s Lacrosse
2009: Honorable Mention USILA All-American Finished fifth on the team in scoring with 38 points on 21 goals and 17 assists – Each of those three totals surpass his 17-game totals from 2008 – this despite missing one full game (MSM) and most of another (Loyola) Had 10 multi-point games to his credit this season, including eight games with three or more points Totaled four goals and two assists for six points in the season-opener against Siena and added a goal against Princeton Four goals against Siena tied career high, while six points was, at the time, a personal best Posted three goals, including a pair of extra-man tallies, in the win over UMBC and added one goal and two assists against Hofstra Made it three straight three-point games with a two-goal, one-assist effort against second-ranked Syracuse Made it four straight multi-point games with a two-goal showing against top-ranked Virginia and pushed the streak to five straight with one goal and one assist at North Carolina Matched then career high with three assists in the win over Albany Fired home three goals and added a career-high four assists for a personal-best seven points in the 15-7 win over Navy Added one goal and two assists at Towson Sat out the game at Mount St. Mary[apos]s and played sparingly vs. Loyola, but did score a second-quarter goal against the Greyhounds Returned to the starting lineup against Brown and recorded two goals and two assists.
2008: Finished third on the team in scoring with 19 goals and 15 assists for 34 points Totaled at least three points in each of the first three games before being held scoreless against Hofstra Scored JHU[apos]s first two goals and added an assist to fuel the win over Albany in the season-opener and added two goals and one assist against Princeton as well Tied career high with five points on three goals and two assists vs. UMBC Scored one goal and had one assist against Syracuse and notched the 50th point of his career with a third quarter assist against the Orange Added two assists against Virginia and North Carolina Did not score against Duke, but assisted on the first of Michael Doneger[apos]s three goals in the win against
Maryland and added an extra-man goal against Navy Came back with two goals and one assist in the win over Towson and two goals in the win over Mount St. Marys[apos]s Enjoyed the most productive NCAA Tournament game of his career with three assists in the first round win over Hofstra (three assists tied career high and matched the total number of points he had in four NCAA games last season) and netted the first NCAA Tournament hat trick of his career against Navy Keyed JHU[apos]s 10-9 upset of top-seeded Duke in the NCAA Semfinals with two goals and one assist and added a goal in the national championship game against Syracuse Has posted at least one point in 29 of 34 career games.
2007: Honorable Mention USILA All-American First JHU freshman attackman to earn All-America honors since Terry Riordan and Brian Piccola in 1992 Played in all 17 games and started the final 16 Finished tied for second on the team in points (37), second in assists (14) and tied for third in goals (23) 37 points and 23 goals are tied for the most ever by a freshman under head coach Dave Pietramala Tied for eighth in the nation in points and goals among all freshmen Registered at least one point in 14 straight games to open career before being held scoreless by Georgetown and Delaware in the NCAA Tournament Had one goal and one assist in career debut against Albany and came back with three goals in a 7-6 double-overtime victory against Princeton in the Inside Lacrosse Face-Off Classic to earn game MVP honors Three-goal effort against theTigers ignited a four-game surge that saw him total 11 goals and four assists in four straight JHU wins over Princeton (3g), UMBC (1g, 3a), Hofstra (3g) and Syracuse (4g, 1a) Four goals and five points against Syracuse were career highs Surged into the NCAA Tournament with seven goals and three assists in wins against Towson (2g, 2a), Mount St. Mary[apos]s (2g) and Loyola (3g, 1a) Scored one goal in NCAA First Round win against Notre Dame and added one goal and one assist in the NCAA Championship game against Duke.
At Pinkerton Academy: Totaled 434 points in four varsity seasons of lacrosse Accumulated over 100 points as a sophomore (52g, 53a), junior (75g, 61a) and senior (50g, 72a) Three-time All-America selection Earned New Hampshire All-State honors four times and was selected as the New Hampshire Offensive Player-of-the-Year in each of his last three seasons Helped Pinkerton to a 76-4 record with a state championship as a senior and state runner-up finishes during his freshman and junior years Team lost in the state semifinals his sophomore year Also earned three varsity letters in football and totaled 10 interceptions during his career as a safety.
Personal: Steven F. Boyle The son of Gary and Jayne Boyle Born February 12, 1987 Older brother, Brian, played lacrosse at Penn State Political science major.
Boyle[apos]s Career Statistics
Year GP/S G A Pts Sh. GBs Pen.
2007 17/16 23 14 37 53 26 0/0:00
2008 17/16 19 15 34 54 23 1/0:30
2009 14/13 21 17 38 61 16 2/1:00
Totals 48/45 63 46 109 168 65 3/1:30
Boyle[apos]s Career Highs
Goals: 4, vs. Siena (2-20-09)
#8 Syracuse (3-17-07)
Assists: 4, vs. #11 Navy (4-18-09)
Points: 7, vs. #11 Navy (4-18-09)
NCAA Lacrosse Preview: No. 8 Johns Hopkins (Men)
NCAA Lacrosse Preview: No. 8 Johns Hopkins (Men)
Wed Jan 22 2020 | Gary Lambrecht | College
Joey Epstein returns after being named Big Ten Rookie of the Year.
US Lacrosse Magazine released the Nike/US Lacrosse Division I Men’s Preseason Top 20 on Dec. 17. Team-by-team previews will be unveiled on uslaxmagazine.com through the end of the month and will also appear as part of the magazine’s NCAA preview edition in February.
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No. 8 Johns Hopkins
2019 Record: 8-8 (3-2, Big Ten)
Coach: Dave Pietramala (20th year)
Assistants: Bill Dwan, Bobby Benson, Larry Quinn
All-Time Record: 991-341-15
NCAA Appearances: 47
Final Fours: 29
|Feb. 15||@ Loyola|
|Feb. 22||North Carolina|
|Feb. 29||@ Princeton|
|March 10||Mount St. Mary’s|
|March 14||@ Navy|
|March 17||@ Delaware|
|April 4||@ Rutgers|
|April 11||Penn State|
|April 18||@ Ohio State|
Save the Date
A year after getting swept by the Nittany Lions — a 20-9 regular-season rout and an 18-17 overtime classic in the Big Ten title game — the Blue Jays could be primed to go toe-to-toe again with Penn State at Homewood Field. A victory could carry large NCAA tournament implications for Hopkins.
Defensive Woes Prompt Petro to Blow Up Depth Chart
After watching the Blue Jays suffer through one of their more unsatisfying seasons on defense in 2019, Hopkins coach Dave Pietramala decided to send many of his freshmen, sophomores and juniors home for the summer with a declaration to ponder.
Upon their return to Homewood for the start of the fall semester, not a midfield, close defense or goalie job was secure for 2020. The fall season and beyond would redefine the meaning of competition for older players and underclassmen alike.
“From the middle of the field on down [to the goalie], not one person’s job was safe when they came back,” Pietramala said. “The fall, the winter and the preseason would be used [for coaches] to come to the conclusion as to which guys would give us the best chance to do the things we expect a Hopkins defense to do.”
“And we have followed suit,” he added. “During the fall, not one group at any position started one drill together and stayed together the next. We kept things as competitive as they could be. Some guys were getting more runs in practice in a day than they’ve gotten in the past over a week. We want to breed competition every single day.”
By the time the Blue Jays had finished 8-8 last year — narrowly avoiding their second losing season in 19 seasons under Pietramala — the head coach had made up his mind.
The Blue Jays had allowed 13 goals per game, among the highest in the nation. In six of their defeats, they surrendered at least 16 scores. In the end, Hopkins negated the production of a solid offense that averaged just over 12 goals.
Pietramala said the problems boiled down to poor communication, lack of trust, slow reactions, inability to read offensive players’ eyes and body language with confidence — all of the things that create too many good looks at your net.
So the fall took on a whole new flavor, with the defense and its rotations and supposed depth chart.
“There was constant shuffling in all of the position groups. We changed the combinations in every drill, at every practice, every week,” Pietramala said. “We started our third goalie in our Penn scrimmage. We did that kind of thing with a bunch of guys.”
“Normally, the [depth chart] writing would be on the wall by now, but I don’t know that to be the case with anyone on our defensive roster,” he added. “What I do know is we are building good depth and everyone is fully engaged. And we’re going to be a better defense for it.”
A – Joey Epstein – So. – 48 G, 25 A
A – Cole Williams – Sr. – 27 G, 19 A
A – Forry Smith – Sr. – 21 G, 5 A
M – Alex Concannon – Sr. – 18 G, 8 A
M – Brett Baskin – Jr. – 13 G, 4 A
M – Connor DeSimone – Sr. – 4 G, 13 A
FO – Kyle Prouty – Jr. – 57.6 FO%, 66 GB
LSM – Jared Reinson – Jr. – 10 CT, 17 GB
SSDM – Matt Hubler – Sr. – 33 GB, 3 CT
D – Owen Colwell – Sr. – 11 CT, 31 GB
D – Jack Rapine – Sr. – 13 CT, 26 GB
D – Owen McManus – So. – 11 GP
G – Ryan Darby – Jr. – 13.04 GAA, 44.8 SV%
Joey Epstein, A, So.
As a first-team conference choice and Big Ten Rookie of the Year, Epstein set records for a Hopkins freshman with 48 goals and 73 points, easily team highs. A third-team USILA All-American, he also was the school’s first freshman attackman to earn an All-America nod since Steven Boyle in 2007.
Ryan Darby, G, Jr.
In a season to forget for the Hopkins defense, there were plenty of breakdowns in communication and coverage, plenty of high-percentage looks for opposing shooters. But Darby, who emerged from the fall in a fight for his spot with senior Jacob Giacalone, must be a better stopper in 2020.
The Blue Jays have made an effort to get bigger on defense and at midfield, and the raw numbers at Homewood say that is happening. The number of midfielders and defensemen measuring at least 6-foot-2, 200 pounds has reached 11. Nine of them are underclassmen.
“Hopkins had an up-and-down year that was highlighted by back-to-back wins over rival Maryland. They have enough returning to be a top-tier team but will need better than 45 percent in goal to get to where they want to be.”
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- Defensive Coordinator Tucker Durkin
- Head Coach Brian Voelker
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Lacrosse: Irish to open NCAA Championships against Drexel
#4 ranked/#6 seeded Notre Dame Fighting Irish men’s lacrosse (7-3) will open their NCAA Championship effort against the #9/#10 ranked/unseeded CAA Champion Drexel Dragons (10-2). The game will be hosted by the Denver Pioneers at Peter Barton Stadium, 5:00 pm EDT, ESPNU.
Not unexpectedly, North Carolina was seeded #1, followed by Duke and Maryland. The shock came with Notre Dame’s #6 seed, far lower than projected by anyone. The team has every reason to feel slighted about it.
The slight is justified in the reason given by the committee, that Notre Dame didn’t play anyone good out of conference. It appears to be a standard unequally applied. We suspect the truth is more that the committee needed to send the Irish out west to adhere to the long-standing tournament travel rule and came up with a reason to justify it. Regardless of seeding, the Irish are still playing one of the opponents the were projected to play.
More importantly, the seeding will result in Notre Dame playing at home in the quarterfinals should they beat Drexel. That’s not a bad consolation prize.
This is the fifth all-time meeting against the Dragons, with the Irish holding a 4-1 record. The only loss was at Drexel in 2010, when the Irish fell in overtime. The teams last played in 2012, with the Irish squeaking by 6-5, also played in Philadelphia.
Drexel comes into the came hot and on a 9-game win streak, including a win in the Colonial Athletic Association tournament this weekend. That win earned them the conference’s automatic qualifying berth in the NCAA tournament.
The Dragons only have one common opponent, Robert Morris, who they beat 19-13 (compared to Irish win, 19-7). They have had a successful season which includes wins over ranked UMass, Delaware and Hofstra.
Their coaching staff is led by Johns Hopkins legend Brian Voelker, who is assisted by Steven Boyle and former Schmeisser Award winner and current member of the PLL’s Atlas, Tucker Durkin.
Drexel, on paper, is unusual in that their scoring isn’t particularly deep, but what they have is very prolific. Players like Sean Donnelly (25g, 19a) and Aidan Coll (32g, 11a) score a ton of goals. Canadian grad student Reid Bowering has been on fire since his return from injury, scoring over 4 points a game in his last 5.
Jimmeh Koita is their primary faceoff specialist. He hovers around 50%, but he is a very big guy weighing 215 lbs. That sort of size will require both Gallagher and Leonard to produce equally to avoid getting worn down.
On the defensive end, #17 SSDM George Grippo is a player to watch. He’s good on defense and is very effective getting the ball forward in transition.
Stylistically, they play good defense, and on offense seem to use a lot of pass-down picks and other plays to activate their off-ball strengths. Not altogether different than many of the teams the Irish played at the beginning of the season.
Where we are most impressed with them, in the games we watched, they did a great job of trapping midfielders and in an instant breaking out in transition. The Irish will need to be disciplined in the middle of the field.
Drexel is a good team that has well earned its #9/#10 rank. They are dangerous and can beat the Irish if they don’t show up ready to play. But we have to be careful not to overthink this. The Irish simply have to play like they have in any of their games to date. Meaning no disrespect to the Dragons, the Irish are a deeper, faster and bigger team. If the boys play to their strengths, all will be fine.
To see if this is happening, we’ll observe:
- Faceoff percentage: Notre Dame can’t let Koita play them to a draw. They need a firm possession advantage.
- Fast start: The Irish have been off for two weeks and are coming off exams, so there is some risk of sleepwalking. They’ll need to concentrate on taking command early.
- Slow down transition: We have every confidence the defense can win a 6-on-6 battle. The key is to make sure transition attempts are slowed and the Dragons are reduced to a half-field offense.
- 13 goals: This is the border between being worried and being more relaxed, as it has been all season. The Drexel defense doesn’t give up goals cheaply, so it will be on the offense to keep up the pressure to get the team quickly to this total. If they can do that, we’ll feel good about their chances. If they struggle to score, we’ll worry to the buzzer regardless of how well the defense is playing.
- Altitude: Denver is hosting the game. With neither team coming from altitude, fitness will be an issue. The Irish depth needs to shine.
It’s tournament time. Just survive and advance.
NCAA Party Pooper
This week the NCAA announced it will only permit a travel and sideline squad of 45 people, which to our understanding includes coaches and staff. This is a real bummer, as it would seem to require 20+ boys to stay home this weekend. It has been heartbreaking reading of the disappointment of the players on social media.
Considering this news came only hours before CDC guidance was changed to permit maskless contact without distancing for vaccinated persons, we are very disappointed for those students affected. As of this writing, the CDC change does not appear to have resulted in any travel rule change.
To those players who are impacted by this rule and their families: Please understand and know that we here at 18 Stripes, and the entire Notre Dame lacrosse fan community, recognize your contribution to the team. We know you earned the right to compete in this championship with your teammates. Notre Dame men’s lacrosse would not be in this position if not for the contributions of each of the 56 student athletes.
2 fields in sight, but football first for now
DERRY, N.H. — The thought, no matter how fleeting, weighed on Steve Boyle as the summer approached.
One of the top lacrosse attackmen in the country, Boyle had verbally committed to eight-time national champion Johns Hopkins University in January. And with football practice commencing in August, Boyle couldn’t help but wonder whether it was worth risking injury to return to the gridiron for his senior campaign at Pinkerton Academy.
Not only did Boyle receive a vote of confidence from Johns Hopkins’s head coach Dave Pietramala, but he also got the OK from his high school lacrosse coach. Which meant he simply couldn’t tell the football coach no.
”We didn’t have a conversation, but there really wasn’t a doubt in my mind he’d play this year,” said Brian O’Reilly, who is both the football and lacrosse coach at Pinkerton. ”Besides, I don’t think the Pinkerton lacrosse coach would have been very happy if he didn’t play football.”
With a healthy Boyle leading the charge, the Astros posted an 8-2 mark during the regular season and are headed to the state football playoffs this weekend.
Regardless of the outcome, Boyle will officially sign his national letter of intent to attend Johns Hopkins at a ceremony Monday afternoon in the Pinkerton Alumni Center. It’s the final step in accepting a full scholarship from the school that won the NCAA Division 1 national title last year.
”I think playing football really helps you with your toughness on the lacrosse field,” said Boyle, a Derry, N.H., native whose older brother, Brian, plays lacrosse at Penn State.
”I’ve thought a lot about playing at the college level for Hopkins and I know it’s going to take a lot of hard work if I want to go in and make an immediate impact. But right now there’s a lot of hard work to do at Pinkerton.”
That work starts Saturday afternoon when Derry, N.H.-based Pinkerton hosts Manchester Central in the opening round of New Hampshire’s Division 1 playoffs. The winner advances to next week’s championship game to meet the winner of Saturday’s other semifinal between Manchester West and Salem.
After losing to Manchester Central in last year’s championship game, the Astros are hungry for revenge. But what’s remarkable is that Pinkerton is even in the playoffs in what most deemed a rebuilding year.
Even with Boyle’s decision to return, Pinkerton brought back just three starters overall and just one on defense. The Astros took motivation from the rumors of their demise and stormed to an 8-1 mark before falling to Brockton — the defending Eastern Mass. Division 1 Super Bowl champion and the Globe’s top-ranked team — in a turnover-plagued, 35-10 loss this past Saturday.
”I would be disappointed if we didn’t win the championship now,” said O’Reilly. ”All the teams in the playoffs are teams we’ve beaten this season and if you beat someone the first time, but don’t the second time, that’s disappointing. There’s no moral victory here for just making it to the championship round.”
Boyle spearheads the defense from his safety position. The 6-foot, 185-pound speedster has already tied the school record with 10 interceptions this season, returning four of those for touchdowns.
Offensively, Boyle is the starting tailback behind senior fullback John Sughrue. The pair provides a little bit of thunder and lightning, with Boyle being a shifty runner prone to ripping off 25-yard dashes and Sughrue the workhorse that piles up yardage in smaller chunks.
Sughrue, also a long-stick midfielder on the lacrosse team, knows Boyle’s first love is lacrosse, but he’s keeping Boyle focused on the gridiron.
”We play in an indoor lacrosse league in the winter that’s getting ready to start up,” said Sughrue, a Freemont, N.H., resident and a senior captain for the football squad. ”I make sure Steve and the guys are focused on football. Even if I have to slap them around a bit.”
Sughrue admits it’s hard not to look ahead to the spring with so many lacrosse players on the football roster. Despite overwhelming success the past three seasons, the Astros lacrosse team doesn’t boast a championship trophy to show for it.
”That championship is our motivation this year,” said Boyle. ”This is our last chance and we’ve been so close over the past three years. We want that title.”
Boyle’s father, Gary, was an assistant football coach with O’Reilly in the late ’70s, so O’Reilly has literally watched Boyle grow. By the sixth grade, with his brother Brian already making waves as a freshman, O’Reilly knew the younger Boyle was destined for big things.
Steve Boyle registered 52 goals and 53 assists as a sophomore on the lacrosse team while guiding his squad to a 19-1 mark and earning the state’s player-of-the-year award. He garnered that award again last season after posting 75 goals and 61 assists while leading the Astros to an 18-2 record.
With 302 career points (152 goals, 150 assists), Boyle is 132 points shy of his brother’s school scoring record of 435 points (222 goals, 213 assists).
”If he stays healthy and posts numbers like he did last year, he’ll break the record,” said O’Reilly. ”But I don’t think being second to his brother would bother him much.”
Indeed, Boyle says sharing the lacrosse field with his brother as a freshman remains his favorite high school memory (there’s the slight chance the two could see each other in a college playoff game in 2007 as well).
But Boyle simply refuses to let his team finished runner-up to another squad in the quest for a state title.
”Steve’s got that monkey on his back, but we’re going on safari,” said Sughrue, who has assigned roles based on player nicknames and college mascots. ”Steve’s the blue jay, I’m the lion, and [senior attackman] Chris [Guilherme] is the rhino. We’re going to get that monkey.”
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High School Announces Inductees to Hall of Fame
Member of the Hall of Fame Committee at Londonderry High School have announced eleven new members to the school’s Hall of Fame. The eleven inductees of the Class of 2019 will be honored at an induction ceremony and banquet scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 28, in the Londonderry High School Cafeteria starting at 6 p.m.
The Londonderry High School Hall of Fame, established in 1986, recognizes students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community members that have brought recognition to themselves and Londonderry High School through their efforts both during and after their time at the Londonderry High School.
The Hall of Fame was recently revived in 2016 when the first class in 20 years was inducted.
“This year’s class of inductees into the Londonderry High School Hall of Fame is incredibly deserving of enshrinement,” remarked Principal Jason Parent. “With their accomplishments before, during and after their time at Londonderry High School, these inductees set an example for what can be accomplished as part of the LHS community. We congratulate them all on their selections to the Hall of Fame.”
This year’s inductees are:
Zach Bencal – Student- Class of 2009
Zach Bencal was one of the best performers to ever come through the LHS Drama program. He is currently performing in Aladdin on Broadway as Babkak. Zach held lead roles in drama throughout his four years. Zach went on to graduate from the Hartt School of Music with a degree in musical theatre. He musically directed an off Broadway musical called The Athem.
Dana Boyle – Student- Class of 2010
Dana Boyle currently lives in Charlottesville, VA and received BA Sociology in 2014 and M.Ed. Higher Education in 2015 at the University of Virginia.
She is currently an Assistant Director, of Donor Relations at the University of Virginia, School of Engineering and Applied Science. A part-time Color Analyst/Broadcaster for NCAA Women’s Lacrosse at ESPN. Part-time Varsity Head Coach at Western Albemarle High School in Charlottesville, VA.
Boyle attended LHS from 2006 to 2010 where she an outstanding lacrosse player and was voted a U.S. Lacrosse All-American in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
At University of Virginia she was on the Academic Honor Roll in 2012, 2013, and 2014. All-ACC Academic Team 2013 and 2014. All-ACC Team Women’s Lacrosse Team 2013, and was a four-year Scholarship recipient as a member of the UVA Women’s Lacrosse team
After college she was the Central Virginia Coach of the Year (High School Girl’s Lacrosse, Division I).
Cliff Chulada – Student- Class of 1980
Cliff Chulada currently lives in Bow, N.H. where he is an Athletic Trainer/Health and Physical Educator. He attended LHS from 1978 to 80, and worked at the school from 1982 to 85.
Chulada was part of the first graduating class at LHS and was a three sport athlete and a Athletic Trainer at the school.
Chulada scored first varsity soccer goal in LHS history. He won the “Name the School” contest by providing the name “Lancers” and original Lancer logo. He was member of group that designed the original Lancer letter jacket (blue body/red sleeves and the first LHS graduate to return to the school’s athletic staff.
Sherry taught at LHS from 1987-1994 as a Homeconomics teacher. She was also the Varsity Cheerleading coach from 1990-1994. She created the career education curriculum while at LHS and was a member of the original Hall of Fame Committee. In 1992 she was named teacher of the year. Sherry currently holds the position of Town Clerk in Londonderry. She has a profound love of Londonderry and is continuously giving back to LHS.
Jerry Gulezian has been a substitute teacher at LHS for 21 years. He has also been involved in many school activities including: Chairperson and member of Ambassadors Program at the high school; the school’s first PTSA president in 1980, and an active member in 90s; Participant of Pay It Forward Program; Assistant Coach for the varsity baseball team; and a host on the TV20 sports shows for three years, which highlights high school sports teams and students.
Gulezian was also a member of the Middle School Building Committee he has been a TV broadcasters for the Lancer football games for the last 17 years. He has given out scholarships from the Londonderry Lions Club, over the last five years to high school students, and broadcasted the high school basketball games. He and Skip Burbine developed a Summer Tennis Camp to feed high school tennis team. Coached baseball at all levels and was a flag football coach while being part of LAFA. Vice president of Londonderry Lacrosse Association.
Steven Sullivan- Student- Class of 2003
Steven graduated from LHS in 2003 with honors. He was a member of the LHS Honor Society and the LHS band. He graduated from Tulane University in 2007 with a Bachelors of Arts Magna Cum Lade in Art Studio and a minor in French.
He was the recipient of the “Tulane 34” Award for Leadership Service and
Academic Excellence. While at Tulane he painted a 144’ mural at the Sophie B. Wright Charter School after the damage from Hurricane Katrina. He included the students by creating a paint by number system.
In 2008 he joined Peace Corps. and is currently a member of the Londonderry Arts Council where he participates in the Art in Action and Art of the Common. His art is displayed in the Leach Library.
Katie Lannan – Student – Class of 2008
Katie was a reporter for The Lancer Spirit. She was the Editor-in-chief during her senior year.
Senior year she was awarded the Al Neuharth Free Spirit Award for journalism. She and another student were selected to be representatives of NH at the National Journalism conference in D.C. Since September 2015 Katie has worked at the State House News Service, an independent wire service that covers the state Legislature, the Governor and various agencies. She frequently gives back to LHS by speaking to the journalism classes. She also speaks at Emerson College, Suffolk University, Emmanuel College, and Middlesex Community College.
Kim started teaching at LHS as English Department Head in August, 1993. She became the Curriculum Coordinator for the Humanities in 2007 and received her Doctorate in 2006. At SNHU she teaches in the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership. She has taught Case Study, several courses in Qualitative Research, and this summer and this fall she is teaching Applied Research. She is an outstanding Lancer.
Student – Class of 2001
Courtney excelled as a gymnast and a track start at LHS. She currently holds the beam record from December of 1999 with a 9.4 score. She also excelled in track as a DI champion in the pole vault and a New England champion in the pole vault. She holds the freshman record in pole vault at 10’ Courtney went on to Northeastern as a Vaulter.
Anne MacLean – Faculty
Anne MacLean is currently a residence of Merrimack, NH and is a Physical Education/Wellness Teacher at LHS.
She has worked at LHS since 1984 as a Wellness and Physical Education Teacher. She also coaches the Unified Basketball and Track teams.
She has won Teacher of the Month awards, Coach of the Year, All Area Coach, and has coached the Unified Track and Field Champions from 2013 to 2019.
Anne was the Varsity Field Hockey Coach at LHS from 1984 to1993 and the LHS Varsity Women’s Track Assistant from 1984 to 1990.
Charlie Wilton- Staff
Charlie Wilton is the Head custodian at Londonderry High School. He lead multiple renovation projects at Matthew Thornton and at LHS. He puts in countless hours making the school buildings and grounds a first rate facilities. He also supports the staff in all of their activities, including banquets, fundraising projects and school initiatives. He is dedicated, a true Lancer.
For ticket information on the ceremony, call the High School athletic office at 432-6941 ext. 2307.
National Lacrosse League Entry Draft
The National Lacrosse League Entry Draft is an annual event where general managers of National Lacrosse League teams select suitable players for their rosters from the programs of the US College and Canada’s junior lacrosse system.
A player is considered eligible for a project if he is 21 years old, or less than 21 years old and has used or transferred all NCAA or NAIA requirements. 
1st Circle Projects Selection
The 2013 Entry Project took place on September 16, 2013 at the Toronto Rock Sports Center in Oakville.
|1||Minnesota Swarm||Logan Schuss||Ohio State University|
|2||Minnesota Swarm||Jason Noble||Cornell University|
|3||Colorado Mammoth||Dillon Ward||Bellarmine University|
|4||Minnesota Swarm||Cameron Flint||University of Denver|
|5||Edmonton Rush||Robert Church||Drexel University|
|6||Calgary Thugs||Thor Reinholdt||Limestone College|
|7||Minnesota Swarm||Scott Jones||UMBC|
|8||Vancouver Stealth||Cody Bremner||Cornell University|
|9||Toronto Rock||Ethan O’Connor||Hobart College|
Draft 2012 entry took place on October 1, 2012.
|1||Edmonton Rush||Mark Matthews||University of Denver|
|2||Minnesota Swarm||Brock Sorenson||Ohio State University|
|3||Minnesota Swarm||Keel Matisz||Robert Morris University|
|4||Minnesota Swarm||Shane Jackson||Limestone College|
|5||Buffalo Bandits||Dhane Smith||Kitchener, Ontario|
|6||Calgary Thugs||Joe Resetarits||Brampton, Ontario|
|7||Calgary Thugs||Matthew Dinsdale||Coquitlam, British Columbia|
|8||Edmonton Rush||Curtis Knight||Whitby, Ontario|
|9||Colorado Mammoth||Colton Clark||Bellarmine University|
|10||Minnesota Swarm||Alex Crepinsek||RIT|
Project Record 2011 took place on September 21, 2011.
|1||Philadelphia Wings||Kevin Crowley||Stony Brook University|
|2||Rochester Knighthawks||Stephen Keough||Syracuse University|
|3||Colorado Mammoth||Adam Jones||Canisius College|
|4||Minnesota Swarm||Jordan Macintosh||Rochester Institute of Technology|
|5||Rochester Knighthawks||Johnny Powless||Six Nations, Ontario|
|6||Minnesota Swarm||Evan Kirk||Hobart College|
|7||Calgary Thugs||Travis Cornwall||Coquitlam, British Columbia|
|8||Colorado Mammoth||Dan Coates||Canisius College|
The 2010 Entry Project took place on September 8, 2010 at the Westin Harbor Castle Hotel in Toronto. 
|1||Rochester Knighthawks||Cody Jameson||Syracuse University|
|2||Boston Blazers||Kyle Rubisch||Dowling College|
|3||Calgary Thugs||Curtis Dixon||University of Delaware|
|4||Minnesota Swarm||Andrey groom||RIT|
|5||Rochester Knighthawks||Jarrett Davis||Bellarmine University|
|6||Calgary Thugs||Dan McRae||RIT|
|7||Boston Blazers||David Brock||University of Albany|
|8||Calgary Thugs||Brandon Ivey||Orangeville, ON|
|9||Buffalo Bandits||Travis Irving||New Westminster, British Columbia|
|10||Rochester Knighthawks||Ryan McClelland||Colgate University|
The 2009 Draft Recording took place in Buffalo, New York on September 9th.
|1||Rochester Knighthawks||Sid Smith||Six Nations Arrows / Syracuse University|
|2||Rochester Knighthawks||Elijah Gajic||New Westminster Salmonbellies / University of Denver|
|3||Minnesota Swarm||Zach Greer||Whitby Warriors / Duke University & Bryant University|
|4||Colorado Mammoth||Cliff Smith||New Westminster Salmonbellies / University of Denver|
|5||Colorado Mammoth||Alex Gajic||New Westminster Salmonbellies / University of Denver|
|6||Toronto Rock||Garrett Billings||Burnaby Lakers / University of Virginia|
|7||Toronto Rock||Joel Dalgarno||Port Coquitlam Saints / Ohio State University|
|8||Boston Blazers||Max Seibald||Cornell University|
|9||Edmonton Rush||Corey Small||St. Catharines Athletics / University of Albany|
|10||Buffalo Bandits||Kyle Clancy||Peterborough Lakers|
|11||Toronto Rock||Stephen LeBlanc||Burnaby Lakers / Queens University|
|12||Edmonton Rush||Scott Tinning||Brampton Excelsiors|
Draft Record 2008 took place in Boston, Massachusetts on September 7.
|1||Boston Blazers||Daryl Veltman||Orangeville Northerners / Hobart College|
|2||San Jose Stealth||Paul Rabil||Johns Hopkins University|
|3||San Jose Stealth||Rice Dach||Victoria Shamrocks Jr. / Stony Brook University|
|4||Edmonton Rush||Jamie Floris||St. Catharines Athletics / Bellarmine University|
|5||San Jose Stealth||Kevin Huntley||Johns Hopkins University|
|6||Calgary Thugs||Curtis Manning||New Westminster Salmonbellies Jr. / Simon Fraser University|
|7||Colorado Mammoth||Matt Danowski||Duke University|
|8||Minnesota Swarm||Andrew Watt||Kitchener-Waterloo Braves / Robert Morris College|
|9||Philadelphia Wings||Sean Thomson||Bellarmine University|
|10||Edmonton Rush||Ryan Campbell||Brampton Excelsiors / Dowling College|
|11||Minnesota Swarm||Kevin Buchanan||Ohio State University|
|12||Portland LumberJax||Tim Campo||Coquitlam Adanacs Jr. / Notre Dame de Namur University|
|13||Minnesota Swarm||Joe Cinosky||University of Maryland|
Draft Recording 2007 took place on September 1, 2007 at the Pepsi Center in Denver.
|1||New York Titans||Jordan Hall||University of Delaware|
|2||Philadelphia Wings||Merrick Thomson||University of Albany|
|3||Boston Blazers||Craig Point||Arrows Six Nations / Onondaga Community College|
|4||Calgary Thugs||Dane Dobby||Barnaby Lakers Jr|
|5||San Jose Stealth||Franc Resetarits||St. Catharines Athletics / University of Albany|
|6||Portland Lumberjax||Tyler Codron||Port Coquitlam Saints|
|7||San Jose Stealth||Tom Johnson||Bellarmine University|
|8||Rochester Knighthawks||Matt McLeod||Orangeville Normans|
|9||Minnesota Swarm||Justin Norbraten||Bellarmine University|
|10||Calgary Thugs||Peter McFeteridge||Barnaby Lakers Jr|
|11||Boston Blazers||Matt Lyons||Orangeville Normans|
|12||Chicago Shamrox||Kevin Ross||Canisius College|
|13||New York Titans||Mitch Belille||Cornell University|
|14||Rochester Knighthawks||Andrew Potter||St. Catharines Athletics|
Project Recording 2006 took place on September 13, 2006 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
|1||San Jose Stealth||Ryan Benesch||Kitchener-Waterloo Braves|
|2||San Jose Stealth||Kyle Sorensen||Peterborough Lakers / Bellarmine University|
|3||Buffalo Bandits||Brett protruding tooth||Syracuse University|
|4||Philadelphia Wings||Jeff Snyder||Burnaby Lakers / University of Denver|
|5||Philadelphia Wings||Jan Llord||St. Catharines Athletics|
|6||Arizona Sting||Mike Grimes||Peterborough Lakers|
|7||San Jose Stealth||Paul Dawson||Brampton Excelsiors|
|8||Philadelphia Wings||Athan Iannucci||Coquitlam Adanacs Jr. / st.Catharines Athletics / Hofstra University|
|9||Calgary Thugs||Kyle Wailes||Toronto Beaches / Brown University|
|10||Rochester Knighthawks||Jack Reid||University of Massachusetts Amherst|
|11||New York Titans||Brendan Mundorf||University of Maryland|
|12||Chicago Shamrox||Josh Wasson||University of Hartford|
|13||Colorado Mammoth||Gary Bining||Ohio State University|
Draft Record 2005 took place on August 29, 2005 at Rexall Place in Edmonton.
|1||Portland LumberJax||Brodie Merrill||Orangeville Northerners / Georgetown University|
|2||Rochester Knighthawks||Sean Evans||Peterborough Lakers / Bellarmine University|
|3||Philadelphia Wings||Sean Greenhalgh||St. Catharines Athletics / Cornell University|
|4||Philadelphia Wings||Luke Wiles||Orillia Rama Kings and St. Catharines Athletics / University of Delaware|
|5||Arizona Sting||Matt Brown||University of Denver|
|6||San Jose Stealth||Matt Vinc||St. Catharines Athletics / Canisius College|
|7||Colorado Mammoth||Dan Carey||Peterborough Lakers / Canisius College|
|8||San Jose Stealth||Jeff Zywicki||Orillia Rama Kings / University of Massachusetts Amherst|
|9||Philadelphia Wings||Chad Thompson|
|10||Buffalo Bandits||Jeff Shattler||Brampton Excelsiors|
|11||San Jose Stealth||Ed Brown||Middlebury College|
|1||Buffalo Bandits||Delby Powless||Six Nations Arrows / Rutgers University|
|2||Vancouver Ravens||Rory Glaves||St. Catharines Athletics / University of Hartford|
|3||San Jose Stealth||Ryan Boyle||Princeton University|
|4||Arizona Sting||Darren Halls||Orangeville Normans|
|5||Philadelphia Wings||Rob VanBeek||Coquitlam Adanacs Jr. / St Vincent College|
|6||Minnesota Swarm||Ryder Bateman||Victoria Shamrocks Jr. / Whittier College|
|7||Vancouver Ravens||Chris McKay||Victoria Shamrocks Jr|
|8||Rochester Knighthawks||Mike Morrison||Brooklyn Redman|
|9||Calgary Thugs||Matt Morehouse||Surrey / BCLA|
Draft Recording 2003 took place on October 25, 2003 at the Westin Harbor Castle Hotel in Toronto.
|1||Vancouver Ravens||Mark Miyashita||Canisius College|
|2||Calgary Thugs||Taylor Ray||Duke University|
|3||Philadelphia Wings||Ryan Ward||Butler University|
|4||Vancouver Ravens||Craig Conn||St. Catharines Athletics & Burnaby Lakers Jr. / University of Massachusetts Amherst|
|5||Rochester Knighthawks||Scott Evans||Peterborough Lakers|
|6||Buffalo Bandits||AJ Shannon||University of Virginia|
|7||San Jose Stealth||Scott Ranger||Victoria / BCLA|
|8||Toronto Rock||Josh Bergay||Salisbury University|
|9||Philadelphia Wings||Thomas Hayek||St. Catharines Athletics / University of Vermont|
|10||San Jose Stealth||Kelly Hall||Whittier College|
|11||Arizona Sting||Kyle Nuefeld||St. Catharines Athletics|
|12||Vancouver Ravens||Kevin Olson||Barnaby / BCLA|
Draft 2002 recording took place on September 17, 2002 at the Air Canada Center in Toronto.
|1||Toronto Rock||Patrick Merrill||Orangeville Northerners / Mercihurst College|
|2||Columbus Landsharks||John Harasym||University of Maryland|
|3||Buffalo Bandits||Billy Dee Smith||St. Catharines Athletics|
|4||Columbus Landsharks||Travis Gillespie||Limestone College|
|5||New York Saints||Nick Carlson||Limestone College|
|6||Ottawa Rebel||Peter Veltman||Orangeville Normans|
|7||Columbus Landsharks||Mark Steenhuis||St. Catharines Athletics|
|8||Albany attacks||Josh Coffman||Syracuse University|
|9||New York Saints||Chad Culp||Orangeville Normans|
|10||Toronto Rock||Brian Croswell||Peterborough Lakers|
|11||Rochester Knighthawks||Peter Benedict||Onondaga Community College|
|12||Columbus Landsharks||Steve Dusseau||Georgetown University|
|13||Toronto Rock||John McLellan||Toronto Beaches|
Draft entry 2001 took place on 25 August 2001.at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo. 
|1||New York Saints||Gavin Prut||Loyola College|
|2||Calgary Thugs||Blaine Manning||Radford University|
|3||New Jersey storm||Scott Stewart||Drexel University|
|4||Columbus Landsharks||Derek Suddons||University of Hartford|
|5||Columbus Landsharks||Ryan Cousins ||Toronto Beaches|
|6||Columbus Landsharks||Spencer Martin||Coquitlam|
|7||Albany attacks||Brian Ghazaryan||Orangeville Normans|
|8||Vancouver Ravens||Jeff Snyder||Burnaby Lakers|
|9||Columbus Landsharks||Bill Greer||Whitby Warriors|
|10||Vancouver Ravens||Kevin Hanson||Burnaby Lakers|
|11||Rochester Knighthawks||Teddy Jenner||Mercihurst College|
|12||Toronto Rock||Sandy Chapman||Brampton Excelsiors|
|13||Ottawa Rebel||Andrey Gindon||Burnaby Lakers|
The 2000 entry project took place on September 21, 2000 at the Air Canada Center in Toronto.
|1||Columbus Landsharks||Tracy Kelusky||University of Hartford|
|2||Buffalo Bandits||Ryan Powell||Syracuse University|
|3||New York Saints||Ben Prepchuk||Barnaby Lakers Jr|
|4||Philadelphia Wings||Jeff Ratcliffe||University of Maryland, Baltimore County / Port Coquitlam Saints|
|5||Columbus Landsharks||Marshall Abrams||Syracuse University|
|6||Ottawa Rebel||Jake Lawson||Maple Ridge Burrards WLA|
|7||New York Saints||AJ Haugen||Johns Hopkins University|
|8||Rochester Knighthawks||Lindsay Plunkett||Barnaby Lakers Jr|
|9||Toronto Rock||Jamie Taylor||Burlington Chiefs|
Draft 1999 recording took place on September 21, 1999 at the Marine Midland Arena in Buffalo.
|1||Rochester Knighthawks||John Grant Jr||Peterborough Lakers / University of Delaware|
|2||New York Saints||Gord Nash||Whitby Warriors|
|3||New York Saints||Mark Fry||Loyola College|
|4||Toronto Rock||John Olson||Barnaby Lakers Jr|
|5||Philadelphia Wings||Greg McCavera||Georgetown University|
|6||Albany attacks||Scott Stewart||Burlington Chiefs|
|7||Philadelphia Wings||Gewas Schindler||Loyola College|
|8||Toronto Rock||Kevin Langdale||Rochester Institute of Technology|
|9||Rochester Knighthawks||Ben Hunt||Rochester Institute of Technology|
Project Record 1998 took place on September 14, 1998 at ESL Sports Center in Rochester.
|1||Rochester Knighthawks||Casey Powell||Syracuse University|
|2||Toronto Rock||Caleb Toth||Barnaby Lakers WLA|
|3||Toronto Rock||Rory Graham||Barnaby Lakers WLA|
|4||Baltimore Thunder||Chris Sanderson||University of Virginia|
|5||Rochester Knighthawks||Brad MacArthur||Brooklyn Redman|
|6||Philadelphia Wings||Jamie Hanford||Loyola College|
|7||Buffalo Bandits||Matt Discher||New Westminster Salmonbellies Jr|
|1||Baltimore Thunder||Matt Shearer||Loyola College|
|2||Boston Blazers||Brendan Glass||University of Massachusetts Amherst|
|3||Ontario Raiders||Ken Millin||Arrows Six Nations|
|4||Syracuse Smash||Jim Rankin||Orangeville Normans|
|5||New York Saints||Tom Wreggitt||Peterborough Lakers|
|6||Philadelphia Wings||Rusty Kruger||Orangeville Normans|
|7||Buffalo Bandits||Casey Zaph||Peterborough Lakers|
|8||Buffalo Bandits||Marty O’Brien||Whitby Warriors|
|1||New York Saints||Tim Langton||Towson State University|
|2||Baltimore Thunder||Brian Dougherty||University of Maryland|
|3||Rochester Knighthawks||Corey Bomberry||Arrows Six Nations|
|4||Boston Blazers||Chris Panos||Hofstra University|
|5||Philadelphia Wings||Greg Trainor||University of Virginia|
|6||Buffalo Bandits||Mike Murray||Orangeville Normans|
|1||New York Saints||Brian Piccola||Johns Hopkins University|
|2||Philadelphia Wings||Matt Dwan||Loyola College|
|3||Buffalo Bandits||Jason Luke||St. Catharines Athletics|
|4||Boston Blazers||Keith Flanigan||Springfield College|
|5||Rochester Knighthawks||Derek Collins||Scarborough Saints|
|6||Philadelphia Wings||Peter Jacobs||Johns Hopkins University|
|1||Rochester Knighthawks||Cam Bomberry||Shooters / St. Catharines College Nazareth Athletics / Six Nations|
|2||Philadelphia Wings||Ryan Wade||University of North Carolina|
|3||Boston Blazers||Robert Felt||Springfield College|
|4||New York Saints||Kevin Lowe||Princeton University|
|5||Buffalo Bandits||Maternity Hospital Squire||Arrows Six Nations|
|6||Philadelphia Wings||Scott Reinhardt||Princeton University|
|1||Philadelphia Wings||John Webster||University of North Carolina|
|2||Boston Blazers||Andy Towers||Brown University|
|3||Detroit Turbines||Greg VanSickle||N / A|
|4||New York Saints||Mark Millon||University of Massachusetts Amherst|
|5||Philadelphia Wings||David Morrow||Princeton University|
|6||Buffalo Bandits||Gil Nieuwendyk||N / A|
|1||Pittsburgh Bulls||Jim Buchek||University of North Carolina|
|2||Boston Blazers||Dave Donovan||Duke University|
|3||Baltimore Thunder||Jim Blending||Loyola College|
|4||New York Saints||Steve Huff||University of North Carolina|
|5||Detroit Turbines||Bill Callan||N / A|
|6||Buffalo Bandits||Tom Marechek||Syracuse University|
|1||Buffalo Bandits||Darris Kilgour||St. Catharines Athletics / Nazareth College|
|2||Boston Blazers||Neil Calls||Ohio Wesley|
|3||Pittsburgh Bulls||Phil Willard||University of Maryland|
|4||Philadelphia Wings||Rob Sheck||Towson State University|
|5||New York Saints||Andy Kraus||University of Virginia|
|6||Baltimore Thunder||Tony Millon||Towson State University|
|7||Detroit Turbines||John Hamilton||University of Victoria|
|1||Detroit Turbines||Gary Walk||Eskimolt Legion Jr. / Syracuse University|
|2||Pittsburgh Bulls||Tim Hormes||Washington|
|3||Baltimore Thunder||Brian Kroneberger||Loyola College|
|4||New York Saints||John Reese||Yale University|
|5||New England Blazers||Tim Soudan||University of Massachusetts Amherst|
|6||Detroit Turbines||Pavel Pokhodka||Eskimolt Legion Jr. / Syracuse University|
|1||Pittsburgh Bulls||Brendan Kelly||Johns Hopkins University|
|2||New England Blazers||Toby Boucher||Ohio Wesley|
|3||Baltimore Thunder||Bart Aldridge||University of Delaware|
|4||Detroit Turbines||Poppy Tummillo||University of North Carolina|
|5||New York Saints||Gordon Purdie||Adelphi University|
|6||Philadelphia Wings||Chris Flynn||University of Pennsylvania|
|1||New England Blazers||David Desko||Syracuse University|
|2||Detroit Turbines||Ron Martinello||Syracuse University|
|3||Baltimore Thunder||Tom McClelland||Loyola College|
|4||Philadelphia Wings||Andy Wilson||Loyola College|
|5||New York Saints||Tim Goldstein||Cornell University|
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90,000 Malkin – the first star of the match with the Rangers, Jagr caught up with Messier
Hockey players “Pittsburgh” celebrate an abandoned puck / Photo: © Reuters
Pittsburgh defeated the Rangers in the NHL regular season on home ice with seven goals. Three points for the Penguins were scored by Evgeny Malkin, who has already scored 37 (14 + 23) points this season.Note that the Russian was recognized as the first star of the meeting.
The team from New York, despite the defeat, remained the best in the Eastern Conference, but in the summary table of the regular season, Chicago is still ahead. The Blackhawks, in turn, lost at home to Ottawa. The hosts’ attacking leader Artemy Panarin scored the club’s first goal from Illinois, leveling the score in the middle of the first period.
Tampa Bay shipped four goals to Detroit at home, the last of which was scored by Vladislav Namestnikov.Islanders forward Nikolai Kulemin made his way to Boston with his fourth goal of the season.
Nashville beat New Jersey on the road in Newark. The only goal for the Devils was Sergei Kalinin, who opened the scoring with goals this season.
Jaromir Jagr / Photo: © Gettyimages / Fotobank.ru
Florida striker Jaromir Jagr scored three points in the game against Buffalo and came second in NHL history for this indicator, equal to Mark Messier.The Czech veteran now has 1887 (755 + 1132) points and is second only to Wayne Gretzky, who has almost a thousand points more.
NHL. Regular season
Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus) – Los Angeles Kings (Los Angeles) – 3: 2 B (0: 0, 1: 1, 1: 1, 0: 0)
92,551 Goals: 92,552 Atkinson, 27:35, 44:05 – Carter, 36:12, 50:16.
Winning bullet: Gagne.
Pittsburgh Penguins (Pittsburgh) – New York Rangers (NY) – 7: 2 (1: 1, 2: 0, 4: 1)
90,002 92,551 Goals: 92,552 Crosby, 5:55. Malkin , 24:43. Kessel ( Malkin ), 28:53. Schultz ( Malkin ), 44:11. Rast, 46:12. Hörnquist, 52:22. Bonino, 59:49 – Pumpel, 16:59. Grabner, 41:52.
New Jersey Devils (Newark) – Nashville Predators (Nashville) – 1: 5 (0: 2, 0: 1, 1: 2)
Goals: 92,552 92,551 Kalinin , 54:11 – Nile, 5:43, 7:15. Ekholm, 25:55. Forsberg, 48:12. Johansen, 53:40.
Boston Bruins (Boston) – New York Islanders (New York) – 2: 4 (0: 2, 0: 1, 2: 1)
91,002 92,551 Goals: 92,552 Blid, 43:04.Moore, 47:12 – Lee, 3:05, 53:02. Hickey, 5:40. Kulemin , 26:18.
Florida Panthers (Sunrise) – Buffalo Sabers (Buffalo) – 4: 3 B (1: 0, 1: 2, 1: 1, 0: 0)
92,551 Goals: 92,552 Barkov, 16:09. Yandl, 32:14. Bugstad, 56:09 – Rheinhart, 35:45. Kane, 36:55. Ristolainen, 52:19.
Victory bullet: 92,552 Barkov.
Tampa Bay Lightning (Tampa) – Detroit Red Wings (Detroit) – 4: 1 (1: 0, 3: 0, 0: 1)
90,002 92,551 Goals: 92,552 Boyle, 7:02 am.Druin, 27:41. Point, 37:04. Viceroys , 39:27 – Manta, 59:49.
Montreal Canadiens (Montreal) – Anaheim Ducks (Anaheim) – 5: 1 (1: 1, 1: 0, 3: 0)
91,002 92,551 Goals: 92,552 Byron, 19:00. Plekanets, 32:35. Petri, 44:32. Pacioretti 48:52. Terry, 59:13 – Coliano, 5:19.
Minnesota Wild (St. Paul) – Colorado Avalanche (Denver) – 2: 0 (1: 0, 1: 0, 0: 0)
90,002 92,551 Goals: 92,552 Coyle, 14:14. Koivu, 28:21.
Dallas Stars (Dallas) – St. Louis Blues (St. Louis) – 2: 3 OT (1: 1, 1: 1, 0: 0, 0: 1)
92,551 Goals: 92,552 Eaves, 7:04.Specza, 38:36 – Schwartz, 11:15. Berglund, 39:29. Apron, 61:55.
Chicago Blackhawks (Chicago) – Ottawa Senators (Ottawa) – 3: 4 (1: 1, 1: 3, 1: 0)
Goals: 92,552 92,551 Panarin , 11:17. Motte, 32:00. Panic 41:42 – Ryan 4:30. Brassard, 27:31. Pyatt, 27:41. Fanof, 34:22.
Vancouver Canucks (Vancouver) – Winnipeg Jets (Winnipeg) – 4: 1 (0: 1, 1: 0, 3: 0)
92,551 Goals: 92,552 Hansen, 29:18, 43:19.Bertshi, 46:41. Horvath, 57:46 – Wheeler, 14:08.
San Jose Sharks (San Jose) – Calgary Flames (Calgary) – 4: 1 (0: 0, 4: 0, 0: 1)
93,002 92,551 Goals: 92,552 Marlowe, 25:35. Martin, 29:18. Donskoy, 34:23, 36:19 – Bennett, 41:19.
90,000 50th match of Ovechkin against Crosby, Svechnikov’s goal worth 212 thousand dollars and a blood-shattered hand of a Carolina player after a blocked throw
Notable events of the next night in the NHL.
Pittsburgh were stronger than Washington (4: 3) in the first match of these rivals of the season. Danish striker “Metropolitan” Lars Eller opened the scoring in the 11th minute, but by the end of the 32nd “Pittsburgh” were already in the lead with a score of 3: 1. On the 46th, Evgeny Kuznetsov reduced the gap to a minimum, but the exchange of goalscoring shots at the 58th minute with an interval of 15 seconds recorded the final minimum advantage of the “penguins”.
Alexander Ovechkin lost goals for the first time in six games, Washington defender Dmitry Orlov played his 500th career match.The winning streak of the Capitals goalkeeper Ilya Samsonov was interrupted at around 11 matches.
Pittsburgh leader Sidney Crosby also lost goals, but scored an assist, gaining 12th point in seven games after surgery.
Following the results of 50 matches of the confrontation of the great forwards, Ovechkin has an obvious advantage in goals (31-24), but on winning goals the score is 2-1 in favor of Crosby. In assists, Sid leads more than twice: 47-21, and on points the Canadian is ahead of 71-52.But in terms of points, the majority of Russians have a small advantage: 14-11, the official website notes.
If we include 25 playoff matches in this standings, the proportions shift slightly: 45-37 in favor of Ovechkin in goals, 64-39 and 101-84 in favor of Crosby in assists and points, respectively.
As for the team rivalry in the era of Crosby and Ovechkin, out of fifty face-to-face meetings, the “penguins” won 31, and lost only 17 with 2 defeats in overtime.The corresponding figure for Washington is a modest 19-24-7.
Meanwhile, Ovechkin, who has scored 11 times in the previous five meetings, has five goals left to reach 700 goals in his career.
This fascinating match was not without curiosities. So, the forward of “Washington” Evgeny Kuznetsov , noticing that six players of the team were on the ice at once, tried to quickly leave the area. To do this, he rushed to the Pittsburgh bench and even climbed over the side, but his rivals pushed him out of there.And the judges did not miss this episode and, as a result, punished the owners for violating the numerical strength.
To try and avoid a too many men on the ice penalty, Evgeny Kuznetsov tried to hide in the Penguin bench. pic.twitter.com/FQneyyKPBW
– NHL on NBC (@NHLonNBCSports) February 2, 2020
Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby appreciated the Ural’s ingenuity.
– He tried to climb on our bench? This is a smart decision.We must give him his due. If you can’t get on your bench, you can try to climb on someone else’s, – quotes “Championship”
player citing journalist Stephen Wine.
There was an emotional episode involving Sidney Crosby. Sitting on the bench, the Pittsburgh captain grabbed the stick of Washington forward TJ Oshi , who fought Penguin forward Anthony Angello near the side. For this, Crosby received a small fine.
19-year-old Carolina striker Andrey Svechnikov , who went down in NHL history as the author of the first lacrosse goal (and then he scored the second one) is the second scorer and sniper of his team. In the match with Vancouver, he scored another spectacular puck, which not only helped the hurricanes win, but also brought its author $ 212,000. The fact is that she became the 20th of the season for the young Russian, he scored the same amount for the entire debut season.Until the end of this year, there are still 30 matches, and Svechnikov may well complete it with 30 goals.
Svechnikov has a newcomer contract, the salary of which is 925 thousand dollars a year. But in addition to the salary, he can earn special bonuses, which in theory could be even higher than the salary – 2.65 million. In reality, getting to such a sum is almost impossible, but with the help of bonuses for the number of goals and points, you can significantly increase the salary. For example, for the fact that a player scored at least 20 goals, the Russian’s contract stipulates an incentive of $ 212.5 thousand – this is almost a quarter of the salary, “Championship” notes.
For his magnificent goal, Svechnikov was recognized as the first star of the match against Vancouver, although Canucks striker Elias Pettersson tried very hard to prevent the opponent from winning, having issued a double and equalized the score in the third period, scoring on shootouts. But everything was decided by seasoned veteran Justin Williams , who just recently returned to hockey after a six-month break in his career and has already won two series of post-match throws for the “hurricanes”. And his “Carolina” returned to the playoff zone.
Carolina’s victory would have been impossible without such selfless fighters as defender Brett Pesci , who blocked Oscar Fantenberg’s shot in the second period. At the same time, the puck cut the player’s hand, and the ice was covered with blood. Pesci left the site, but only to provide him with emergency assistance. In the third period, he returned and finished the match. His ice time in this meeting is 23 minutes 5 seconds.
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Washington – Pittsburgh – 3: 4
Montreal – Columbus – 3: 4
Carolina – Vancouver – 4: 3 PB
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