MIAA Massachusetts High School Hockey

Andover vs. St. John's Shrewsbury Broadcast Notes

2018 Super 8 – Elimination Game
No. 5 Andover Golden Warriors vs. No. 8 St. John’s Shrewsbury Pioneers
March 4, 7:20 p.m., Chelmsford Forum

Season series: Andover leads, 1-0
• Feb. 20: Andover 3, St. John’s 1 in Newburyport Bank Classic

Andover Golden Warriors (13-6-2, 8-2-2 DCL/MVC 1)
• Last postseason: Lost in Division 1 North final vs. St. Mary’s Lynn, 2-0
• 2018 postseason to date:
o Lost 2-1 (OT) vs. Hingham, Super 8 first round on Wednesday
• Record vs. Super 8 teams (reg. season): 2-4-0
• Finished second in DCL/MVC 1, 18 points (Central Catholic won, 22)
• Goal differential: plus-30 (56-26) | Nonleague differential: plus-7 (22-15)
• Eight wins via shutout, two losses via shutout
• Streak: Lost 1
• Roster breakdown: Seniors-10 Juniors-5 Sophomores-4 Freshmen-5
• Biggest win: 7-0 at Acton-Boxboro, Feb. 14
• Worst loss: 4-0 at Hingham, Feb. 15
• Last state championship: None

St. John’s Shrewsbury Pioneers (14-7-3, 2-2-0 Catholic West)
• First postseason appearance since 2015 | First Super 8 appearance since 2012
• 2018 postseason to date:
o Won 3-0 vs. St. Mary’s Lynn Spartans, Super 8 play-in round
o Lost 5-0 vs. No. 1 Central Catholic, Super 8 first round
• Record vs. Super 8 teams (reg. season): 0-6-0
• Finished second in Catholic West, 4 points (Pope Francis won, 6)
• Goal differential: plus-37 (92-55) | Nonleague differential: plus-23 (67-44)
• Five wins via shutout, three losses via shutout
• Streak: Lost 1
• Roster breakdown: Seniors-8 Juniors-6 Sophomores-10 Freshmen-2
• Biggest win: 12-0 at St. Peter Marian, Dec. 20
• Worst loss: 4-0 at Hingham, Feb. 10
• Last state championship: 2004 | Total championships: 2 (’04, ’99)
• Last Super 8 title: None