STONEHAM, Mass. — In what was certainly one of the most thrilling high school games of the season to date, Stoneham scored two late goals to tie and then go ahead of Masco for a 5-4 victory on Thursday night.
Senior Joseph Kranefuss scored with 6.4 seconds to play to lift the Spartans to victory and the title at the Stoneham Christmas Tournament. He came blowing down the left wing and slid a puck between Masco goaltender Nick Santangelo and the near post.
With prep hockey and a few college hockey games postponed in the region Thursday, the two teams were able to play in front of an NHL Eastern Conference scout at Stoneham Arena. It was good exposure for a few of the players in the game. Here’s a look at three prospects, who stood out in my viewing: