WOONSOCKET, R.I. — The first Northeast Pack Hockey League event of the season took place in Rhode Island and New York over the weekend. Mount Saint Charles hosted the larger showcase, with participation by teams from the 15O, 16, and 18-U divisions. New England Hockey Journal was at the Abelard Arena to observe the action.
Also attending the showcase were the Bishop Kearney Selects, New Jersey Rockets and Pittsburgh Penguins Elite 15-18 teams. The Long Island Gulls were participants in the 16 and 18-U divisions. Games were played in Woonsocket, West Warwick and Smithfield. For the purpose of this player listing, all 15-only teams were observed with the exception of the Pens Elite squad. 14-U games were played in Rochester, N.Y. over the weekend.
The following 2006 birth year players impressed and are prospects worth keeping track of as the 2021-22 season progresses. The event was headlined by James Hagens, Christian Humphreys and Sasha Boisvert up front, with Will Felicio and Alex Visnapuu locking things down on the back end, plus nice depth down some of the rosters, the ’06 birth year is shaping up as a quality group of players.