MIAA Massachusetts High School Hockey

Rockland vs. Coyle & Cassidy Broadcast Notes

Division 3 South First Round
No. 3 Rockland vs. No. 14 Coyle & Cassidy
March 4, 2018, 11:30 a.m., Gallo Arena

Previous meeting: Jan. 13. Rockland 2, Coyle 1 at Rockland Ice Arena
• Rockland also won last season’s meeting, 2-1, on Feb. 1, 2017 in Raynham

Rockland Bulldogs (17-2-3, 9-0-1 South Shore League)
• Last postseason: Lost in Division 3 South final, 2-1, vs. Old Rochester/Fairhaven
• Won South Shore League, 19 points (lone tie vs. Norwell, 4-4, on Jan. 10)
• Record vs. tournament teams: 10-2-2
• Goal differential: plus-69 (104-35) | Nonleague differential: plus-28 (52-24)
o Tied third-most goals in Division 3 (with Hanover)
• Six wins via shutout, zero losses via shutout
• Streak: Won 2 | Last game: Won 3-1 vs. Sacred Heart, Feb. 21
• Roster breakdown: Seniors-8 Juniors-7 Sophomores-2 Freshmen-4
• Biggest win: 10-2 at East Bridgewater, Jan. 17
• Worst loss: both losses by one goal (2-1 at Hanover, Dec. 13 and 5-4 vs. Plymouth South, Feb. 14)

Coyle & Cassidy Warriors (9-6-6, 3-0-3 Eastern Athletic Conference)
• Lost in Division 2 South quarterfinals, 3-2, vs. Medway
• Preliminary round: Won 3-0 vs. No. 19 Attleboro, Monday at Gallo
• Won share of Eastern Athletic Conference, 9 points (Bishop Stang, 4-1-1 league play)
• Record vs. tournament teams: 4-6-4
• Goal differential: plus-20 (60-40) | Nonleague differential: plus-5 (39-34)
• Three wins via shutout, zero losses via shutout
• Streak: Won 1
• Roster breakdown: Seniors-4 Juniors-9 Sophomores-6 Freshmen-5 8th graders-2
• Biggest win: 9-2 at Martha’s Vineyard, Jan. 10
• Worst loss: 7-2 vs. Shrewsbury, Feb. 17