On the latest episode of New England Hockey Journal’s “RinkWise” podcast, NEHJ’s Jeff Cox joins the show to preview the upcoming prep hockey playoffs alongside host Kirk Luedeke.
The discussion focuses on the potential field for the NEPSAC Elite 8 Tournament, the premier tournament in prep school hockey that includes the top eight teams in New England — in addition to the Large School and Small School Tournaments, all three of which are set to be held at campus sites from March 2-6.
Belmont Hill just suffered its first loss of the season, while Avon Old Farms and Kimball Union Academy have been at the top of their respective conferences from the regular season’s start to finish. What is the one school no team wants to face right now? Listen to the full episode below to hear analysis and projections.
In addition to team talk, the duo also touches on myriad players, including Kimball Union’s Jaiden Moriello (Saugus, Mass.), Avon Old Farms’ Conor Callaghan, Salisbury’s Dylan Hyrckowian, Belmont Hill’s Sam Scopa (Lexington, Mass.), St. Mark’s Michael Fisher (Westboro, Mass.), Nobles’ Ben MacDonald (Weston, Mass.) and many more.