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Golf Tournament Saturday, May 12th
The Pinkerton Hockey and Golf Teams are partnering to put on a golf tournament this spring. The proceeds from the tournament will be used to supplement the budgets of the these two teams. The date of this event is Saturday May 12th with a start time of 1 p.m. Format will be a team scramble and the cost to play is $75 per player (includes greens fee, cart, meal and raffle). Several sponsor options are available for anyone interested in doing so. Contact Coach Fletcher at or 603-560-6131.
Pinkerton loses in Quarterfinals
The Astros' season ended Saturday night in a 3-1 loss to Bishop Guertin.
While the Astros had defeated the Cardinals 4-1 in their previous matchup, BG came away with the victory in the quarterfinal game. BG recorded goals in all three periods, going up 2-0 in the second. The Astros responded with a goal late in that period from Nick Plaza assisted by Landon McClure, but it would be the only goal for Pinkerton.
The Astros put up a good fight in the third and pulled goalie Dakota Robinson with a little over two minutes remaining, but BG put in an empty netter to put the game away.
Dakota Robinson earned 26 saves on the night.
The Astros had a great season with plenty to be proud of, ending with a record of 15-4.
Congrats boys. Thanks for a fantastic season.
Pinkerton wraps up regular season with win
Pinkerton wrapped up its regular season with a 9-4 victory over Manchester Central.
Manchester Central scored first, but Pinkerton answered with five goals in the first period. Gennaro Marra opened the scoring for the Astros, followed by Ty Riviere, Jon Last, Nick Trask, and Pat Hare.
Central responded with two goals in the second period, but Pinkerton netted four more. Ty Riviere scored his second of the game, along with Joe Marra, Landon McClure, and Jack Normand with his first varsity goal of the season.
With running time in the third, Central was able to put one more away, but Pinkerton came away with the win.
Matt Gilliland had 21 saves in the victory.
The Astros ended the regular season with a 15-3 record and will play in the quarterfinals on Saturday.
Pinkerton wins big on Senior Night
Pinkerton defeats Bedford, 3-2
It was another hard-fought game for the Astros but they came out on top against Bedford 3-2, improving their record to 13-3.
It was a good start for the Astros as they went down 1-0 after the first period. After tying it up in the second with a goal tipped in by Nick Trask off a point shot by Colin Leighton, the Astros had a stronger third.
The Astros took the lead in the third with goals by Pat Hare and Colin Leighton, but penalties kept the game close and allowed Bedford to climb within one before time ran out.
Dakota Robinson had another outstanding night in net for the Astros with 31 saves.
Pinkerton loses to Concord in OT
Astros over Bishop Brady, 9-4
Pinkerton got off to a slow start in Tuesday night's game, but they managed to pull it together for a 9-4 win over Bishop Brady.
Tyler Whiting led the scoring for the Astros with three goals, followed by Patrick Hare with two.
Brady was able to keep things interesting, netting goals in all three periods. However, Pinkerton was able to pull away in the latter part of the game. Cody Sullivan, Cooper Flinton, Colin Leighton, and Nick Trask added goals for the Astros.
Matt Gilliland was in net for the Astros and recorded 11 saves.
Pinkerton defeats Salem
Pinkerton overcomes a two game losing streak by defeating Salem 6-0.
The Astros opened the scoring in the first period off a goal from Cody Sullivan. The scoring continued in the second with a beautiful top-shelf goal from Patrick Hare.
Pinkerton picked it up in the third with another goal from Cody Sullivan as well as goals from Gennara Marra, Ty Riviere, and empty-netter by Jon Last.
Dakota Robinson stopped 18 shots on his way to a shutout.
Pinkerton loses second in a row
The Astros lost their second game in a row against Trinity on Sunday afternoon.
Pinkerton fell behind in the first against Trinity and couldn't regain the lead. Trinity netted their first goal early in the first period off a bad turnover in the Astros own end. Despite outshooting Trinity 17-7 in the period, Pinkerton couldn't capitalize.
Cody Sullivan scored early in the second to tie the game, but fell behind once again halfway through the period.
Trinity netted their third goal in the third period and just about put the game out of reach for the Astros, but Pinkerton was able to put one more in after pulling their goalie with just under two minutes left in the game.
Dakota Robinson had 14 saves on the night.
Pinkerton drops game to Hanover
Pinkerton's third game in four nights resulted in the first loss of the season for the Astros. Pinkerton got off to a slow start in Tuesday's game and fell behind early in the first period. Hanover tilted the ice in the first earning 16 shots and 2 goals.
Pinkerton rebounded in the second gaining the advantage in shots, but neither team was able to capitalize on their chances.
The Astros came out with fire in the third period, dominating play and keeping the puck in Hanover's end. After multiple chances, Pat Hare put in a backhander to cut Hanover's lead in half. The Astros continued to battle back, but two late penalties hindered their chances and Hanover was able to score a third goal with just over three minutes left to put the game out of reach.
Dakota Robinson performed well in net earning 25 saves in the loss.
Pinkerton wins vs Nashua South-Pelham
Despite sloppy play and inconsistent effort, Pinkerton came away with a 12-0 win over Nashua South-Pelham.
Pinkerton went up 2-0 in the first period with goals from Cody Sullivan and Patrick Hare.
The Astros netted five more in the 2nd period with goals from Patrick Hare, Lucas Masciarelli (2), Landon McClure, and Jon Last.
Pinkerton finished the game with goals from Tyler Whiting, Cooper Flinton, Nick Trask, Pat Hare, and Pat Last who earned his first varsity goal.
Matt Gilliland earned a shutout for the Astros with eleven saves.
Pinkerton takes on Hanover next on Tuesday night at Campion Arena.
Astros over Lancers 3-1
Pinkerton improved to 9-0 on the season with their second win over rival Londonderry.
The two teams went scoreless through the first period, but Pinkerton went up 2-0 in the 2nd period with both goals scored by Ty Riviere.
The Astros dominated play in the third and went up 3-0 with a goal by Cody Sullivan. The Lancers netted a goal with 2 second left in the game, but Pinkerton went on to earn their ninth victory of the season.
Dakota Robinson played another strong game in net with 27 saves.
Astros win in Salem, 4-1
Pinkerton looked sluggish as they got off to a rough start against Salem, going down 1-0 after the first period. However, the Astros answered in the second with three goals scored by Tyler Whiting, Cody Sullivan, and Brett Levesque.
Cody Sullivan put the fourth and final goal in with just under a minute left on an empty netter.
Dakota Robinson had 20 saves for the Astros.
Pinkerton faces Londonderry on Saturday in a rematch against their rival.
Pinkerton Beats Defending Champs Bedford
Pinkerton Wins in OT vs Londonderry
Pinkerton pulled off its sixth win of the season with a 3-2 win against Londonderry in overtime.
Pat Hare opened the scoring in the first period with an unassisted goal.
Londonderry tied it up in the second six minutes into the period. Ty Riviere followed up with a goal assisted by Cody Sullivan to end the period with a 2-1 lead. Londonderry scored the only goal of the third to push the game to overtime.
The Astros came out strong in OT, pushing the play into Londonderry's zone right away. :26 seconds in OT Ty Riviere scored once again for Pinkerton off a beautiful pass from Cody Sullivan.
Dakota Robinson had another strong game in net with 20 saves.
Pinkerton faces off against Bedford next, on Saturday, January 20th.
Win Number 5 for Pinkerton
Pinkerton beats Concord
The Astros earned their fourth win of the season with a 3-2 victory over Concord on Wednesday night.
Pinkerton started the game strong, netting two goals in the first period from Nick Trask and Ty Riviere. However, Concord had all the answers in the second as they tied it up making it a 2-2 game going into the third. It wasn't until 14:58 of the third period that Astros pulled ahead for the last time with a powerplay goal scored by Tyler Whiting from a great pass across the slot from Cooper Flinton.
Dakota Robinson had another strong game in net for the Astros with 19 saves.
Pinkerton Earns Narrow Victory
The Astros struggled to earn a 3-2 win against Exeter in their rematch on Wednesday.
Pinkerton got on the board first with Jonathan Last's first varsity goal. Tyler Whiting scored in the second followed by two goals from Exeter. Cody Sullivan scored the winning goal in the third to put the Astros at 3-0 on the season going into the holiday break.
Dakota Robinson earned 22 saves in the game.
Astros 2-0 after 11-0 win over Nashua North
The Astros start season with a 2-0 record after an 11-0 win over Nashua North-Sauhegan.
Ty Riviere led the scoring for Pinkerton with 4 goals. Assistant Captain Patrick Hare added two of his own while Landon McClure, Cooper Flinton, and Gennaro Marra also scored for the Astros. Joseph Marra and Connor Trask both earned their first varsity goals in this game.
Dakota Robinson earned his second shutout of the season.
The Astros take on Exeter again next Wednesday.
Pinkerton Opens with Win
The Astros open the season with a 6-0 win over Exeter at the Ice Den.
Landon McClure scored his first and second career goals with the Astros, both in the first period. Cooper Flinton added his first career goal to put the Astros ahead 3-0 at the end of the first.
After a lackluster second period, Pinkerton picked up the pace in the third netting three more goals. Patrick Hare scored two and Lucas Masciarelli added one more.
Dakota Robinson kept his team in the game in the second period and earned the shutout with 24 saves.
Astros face Nashua North at Conway Arena on Wednesday.