MIAA Massachusetts High School Hockey

Burlington vs. Pope Francis Broadcast Notes

2018 Super 8 – Elimination Game
No. 6 Burlington vs. No. 7 Pope Francis
Sunday, March 4, 5:20 p.m., Chelmsford Forum

Burlington Red Devils (19-4-0, 13-1-0 Middlesex League)
• Last postseason: Lost in Division 1 North quarterfinals vs. Arlington Catholic, 3-2 (OT)
• 2018 postseason to date:
o Lost 5-3 vs. No. 3 St. John’s Prep, Super 8 first round
• Won Middlesex League – Freedom Division, 26 points
• Record vs. Super 8 teams (reg. season): 1-2
• Goal differential: plus-44 (80-36) | Nonleague differential: plus-12 (28-16)
• Five wins via shutout, zero losses via shutout
• Streak: Lost 1
• Roster breakdown: Seniors-9 Juniors-6 Sophomores-7 Freshmen-2
• Biggest win: 5-0 at Woburn, Dec. 20 and 6-1 vs. Wilmington, Jan. 6
• Worst loss: 6-1 vs. St. John’s Prep, Super 8 first round – second loss to SJP this season
• Last state championship: 2013 (Division 1) | Total championships: 2 (’13, ’12)
• Last Super 8 title: None | Best Super 8 finish: runner-up, 2009 (lost 5-1 vs. CM in title game)

Pope Francis Cardinals (17-4-3, 4-0-0 Catholic West)
• Last postseason: Lost in Super 8 quarterfinals vs. Central Catholic, 2-0 (5-0, 5-1)
• 2018 postseason to date:
o Won 3-0 vs. Arlington, Super 8 play-in game
o Lost 6-1 vs. No. 2 BC High, Super 8 first round
• Won Catholic West, 8 points
• Record vs. Super 8 teams (reg. season): 6-4-1
• Goal differential: plus-52 (105-53) | Nonleague differential: plus-32 (73-41)
• Four wins via shutout, no losses via shutout
• Streak: Lost 1
• Roster breakdown: Seniors-6 Juniors-13 Sophomores-5 Freshmen-2
• Biggest win: 11-0 vs. St. Peter Marian, Jan. 15
• Worst loss: 6-1 vs. BC High, Super 8 first round
o Two losses vs. BC High and two losses vs. Central Catholic are only four losses
• Last state championship: 2009 (Division 1) | Total championships: 3 (’09, ’03, ’96)
• Last Super 8 title: None | Best Super 8 finish: Crossover round (2014-16)