MIAA Massachusetts High School Hockey

Malden Catholic vs. Braintree Game Notes Feb. 12

Braintree Wamps vs. Malden Catholic Lancers
6 p.m., Feb. 12, 2018, Valley Forum II

Previous meeting: Jan. 28, 2017 (Malden Catholic 4, Braintree 2 at Zapustas Arena in Randolph).

Braintree Wamps (6-4-5, 4-4-2 Bay State Conference)
• Goal differential: plus-8 (29-21) | Nonleague differential: plus-2 (8-6)
• Need five points in final five games to clinch postseason berth
• MHL RPI (Division 1): 27
• Streak: Won 3 | Last game: Won 3-1 vs. Norwood on Saturday at Rodman Arena
• Biggest win: 8-0 at Brookline, Jan. 31
• Worst loss: 3-0 at Framingham, Dec. 20
• Next game: Wednesday vs. Weymouth (8-7-2), 6 p.m. at Zapustas Arena

Malden Catholic Lancers (5-8-3, 2-5-1 Catholic Conference)
• Goal differential: minus-4 (36-40) | Nonleague differential: even (15-15)
• Need seven points in final four games to clinch postseason berth
• MHL RPI (Division 1): 22
• Streak: Won 1 | Last game: Won 4-1 vs. Bishop Guertin (N.H.) on Feb. 5 up north
• Biggest win: 8-2 vs. Xaverian, Jan. 17
• Worst loss: 6-1 vs. BC High, Jan. 31
• Next game: Sunday vs. Fairfield Prep (Conn.), 1 p.m. at Valley Forum II

Bay State Conference – Carey Division Standings
League Overall Goal differential
Framingham Flyers 4-1-4 4-6-6 Minus-11 (31-42)
Weymouth Wildcats 4-4-2 8-7-2 Minus-14 (41-55)
Needham Rockets 4-4-2 8-7-4 Plus-22 (58-36)
Braintree Wamps 4-4-2 6-4-5 Plus-8 (29-21)
Newton North Tigers 4-4-2 7-7-3 Even (43-43)
Brookline Warriors 0-10-0 1-14-1 Minus-51 (32-83)

Catholic Conference Standings
League Overall Goal differential
BC High Eagles 7-1-0 12-4-1 Plus-43 (62-19)
St. John’s Prep 4-2-2 9-3-3 Plus-16 (47-31)
Catholic Memorial 2-4-2 6-6-4 Even (30-30)
Malden Catholic 2-5-1 5-8-3 Minus-4 (36-40)
Xaverian 1-4-3 7-6-5 Plus-7 (58-51)