MIAA Massachusetts High School Hockey

Ed Burns Classic Game Notes

Ed Burns Classic, Championship Game
Weymouth Wildcats vs. Marshfield Rams
Feb. 19, 2018 | 8 p.m. | Ed Burns Arena

Previous meeting: Feb. 6, 2017 – Marshfield 4, Weymouth 2, Ed Burns Classic semifinal

Weymouth Wildcats (9-8-3, 3-5-2 Bay State Conference)
• Ed Burns Classic semifinal: Won vs. Andover, 3-2, Dec. 27
• Goal differential: minus-12 (49-61) | Nonleague differential: minus-7 (23-30)
• One win via shutout, one loss via shutout * (exclusion game vs. BC High, 8-0)
• Streak: Tied 1 | Last game: 3-3 at Milton, Thursday
• February record: 2-2-1
o Wins vs. Natick, Framingham; losses vs. Braintree, Wellesley; tie vs. Milton
• Biggest win: 9-3 at Brookline, Jan. 10
• Worst loss: 9-0 at BC High, Jan. 3 (exclusion game); 6-1 at Wellesley, Jan. 13
• Regular season finale

Marshfield Rams (9-5-5, 6-1-1 Atlantic Coast League)
• Ed Burns Classic semifinal: Tied vs. Arlington, 1-1 (Won in OT), Feb. 4
• Goal differential: plus-13 (46-33) | Nonleague differential: minus-7 (17-24)
• Four wins via shutout, three losses via shutout
• Streak: Won 1 | Last game: Won 2-1 vs. Bridgewater-Raynham, Feb. 10
• February record: 2-1-1
o Wins vs. B-R, D-Y; loss vs. Xaverian; tie vs. Arlington
• Biggest win: 7-0 at Dennis-Yarmouth, Feb. 3
• Worst loss: 6-1 vs. St. John’s Shrewsbury, Jan. 27
• Next game: Wednesday vs. Needham (9-7-4), Melchiono Tourney in Barnstable, 3 p.m. (Will face Franklin or Barnstable on Thursday)

Ed Burns Classic, Consolation Game
Arlington Spy Ponders vs. Andover Golden Warriors
Feb. 19, 2018 | 6 p.m. | Ed Burns Arena

Previous meeting: Dec. 29, 2016 – Arlington 3, Andover 2, Ed Burns Classic semifinal
• Arlington won last year’s Ed Burns Classic (def. Marshfield in title game, 3-2)

Arlington Spy Ponders (11-4-4, 10-2-2 Middlesex League)
• Ed Burns semifinal: Tied vs. Marshfield, 1-1 (Rams won in OT), Feb. 4
• Goal differential: plus-23 (56-33) | Nonleague differential: minus-4 (6-10)
• Three wins via shutout, one loss via shutout
• Streak: Won 1 | Last game: Won 2-0 at Belmont (8-7-5), Saturday
• February record: 3-0-3
o Wins vs. Reading, Lexington, Belmont, ties vs. Marshfield, Hingham, Winchester
• Biggest win: 10-1 at Wilmington, Jan. 27
• Worst loss: 3-0 vs. BC High (Jan. 8) and 4-1 vs. Burlington (Jan. 31)
• Next game: Thursday at Woburn (2-14-1), 2:40 p.m. (regular season finale)

Andover Golden Warriors (10-5-2, 8-2-2 DCL/MVC 1)
• Ed Burns semifinal: Lost vs. Weymouth, 3-2, Dec. 27
• Goal differential: plus-23 (46-23) | Nonleague differential: even (12-12)
• Six wins via shutout, two losses via shutout
• Streak: Won 1 | Last game: Won 1-0 vs. Waltham (13-4-2), Saturday
• February record: 3-2
o Wins vs. Westford, Acton-Boxboro, Waltham, losses vs. Waltham, Central Cath.
• Biggest win: 7-0 at Acton-Boxboro, Feb. 14
• Worst loss: 4-0 at Hingham, Feb. 15
• Next game: Tomorrow vs. St. John’s Shrewsbury (12-5-3), 7 p.m., Graf Rink (Newburyport Bank Classic; will face Newburyport or St. Peter-Marian on Friday)