The Astros traveled to Berlin Saturday to play their final game of the season. Berlin, who was celebrating their 12 seniors on Senior night, came ready to play, and took the play to the Astros from the opening drop. The game saw 19 penelties between both teams. Berlin scored once in the first, twice in the second, and added another in the third to win 4-0. The Mountaineers outshoot the Astros 39-37.
Penelties and periodic effort lead to 5-3 loss against Nashua South.
Pinkerton left their skates on the bus Wednesday afternoon when they traveled to Nashua to play south. Nashua scored the first two goals of the game, both in the 1st period. One of them on a powerplay, which South had seven of in the game. The Astros responded quickly, 13 seconds in the second period, when Eddie Welch scored. Assists going to Nick Trask and Pat Hare. PA tied it up later in the period on a Gennaro Marra goal. Assists from Brenden Banks and Lucas Maciarelli. South netted the go ahead goal past Freshman goaltender Dakota Robinson to end the second period, 3-2 south. Halfway through the 3rd, PA tied it again on a Banks goal, asssited by Colin Leighton. South scored the game winner with 3 minutes left, and added an empty net goal to make it a final 5-3. The Astros Play their final game of the season Saturday when they travel to Berlin.
Welch scores 2, Hare adds the other, as Astros battle back to force an overtime draw with 3-3
The Astros received another strong performance from senior goalie Jordan Puzzo, who with Jake St. Jean and Matt Hall, were recognized on Senior night against Exeter. The Astros found themselves down 2 in the first, both scores with a PA player in the box. Pat Hare answered at the end of the first and the period ended 2-1. With no scoring in the second, the third period opened up with an Exeter goal 2 mins in. PA stuck with it and took advantage of their own power play opportunities when Eddie Welch scored with 6 minutes left. With the man advantage again late, and the goalie pulled, Welch lit the lamp again, with only 45 seconds remaining. After a back and forth overtime, thE game ended in a 3-3 tie.
Exeter gaol: Mello from Korea and Royer
Exeter goal: Royer from Lorenz and Mello
PA goal: Hare from Trask and Welch
Exeter goal: Mello
PA goal: Welch from Sullivan and Hare
PA goal: Welch from Hare
Puzzo 46 saves
Astros lose to rival Londonderry, 3-0.
Pinkerton traveled to the IceCenter Wednesday night to play their crosstown rival, the Londonderry Lancers. Londonderry got on the board first halfway through the first period, on a goal by Patrick Maloney. The Lancers scored with a minute left in the period, and the teams entered the second with the Astros down two. Halfway through the second, Mike MacKenzie scored on a breakaway for the Lancers, making it 3-0. The teams battled back and forth in the third period, but no other goals were scored, and the game ended 3-0. The last home game for the Astros will be this Saturday, as PA plays External on Senior night.
Astros battle back, however lose heartbreaker in OT, 3-2.
Pinkerton took on Manchester Memorial Saturday afternoon, and found themselves down 2 to the Crusaders after the 1st period at the Ice Den. The Astros regrouped and came out hard in the second, with Nick Trask scoring on a feed from Eddie Welch. The Astros added another, a shorthanded goal by Chris Gile, and the score remained tied 2-2 after two periods. The teams exchanged 8 shots a piece in the third, but the game stayed scoreless, and went to OT, where Memorial ended it 1:33 into the extra session.
MEM goal: (5:25 ) Poitras unassisted
MEM goal (PP): (9:01) Cardow from Poitras
PA goal: (4:03) Trask from Welch
PA goal (SH ): (10:15) Gile from Masciarelli
MEM goal: (1:33) Cardow from Poitras
PA - Puzzo 44
MEM - Broussard 17
Astros lose to Bedford, 7-1
The Astros put up a strong effort against Bedford, at St. A's, however the Bulldogs were just too much to handle by the time the night ended. Pinkerton ' s Pat Hare netted the first goal of the game 9 mins in, assisted by Nick Trask. Bedford controlled the remainder of the period, where it ended 3-1 Bulldogs. The second period remained scoreless, however ended on a Bedford goal at the buzzer. Bedford added 3 more in the third and won the game 7-1.
PA saves: Puzzo 44 BED saves: 4
Astros defeat Hanover 3-1
Pinkerton showed up Saturday ready to skate, controlling play early, however the game remained scoreless through one period. Patrick Hare put Pinkerton on the board first halfway through the second with a nifty top corner goal. Hanover answered with two minutes left and the teams entered the third tied at one. Freshman Gennaro Marra notched his first career Varsity goal, on a breakaway, after a nice feed from Lucas Masciarelli sent him in alone. Hare then netted his second goal of the game, on the power play to give the Astros a cushion. The game ended 3-1, with Pinkerton out shooting the Mauraders 22-18. The Astros visit Bedford Tuesday night, at St. As, where they look to avenge an early season loss to the Bulldogs.
PA goal: (8:10) - Patrick Hare from Colin Leighton
Han goal: (13:01) - Stadheim unassisted
PA goal: (3:06) - Gennaro Marra from Lucas Masciarelli
PA goal: (PP) (10:11) - Patrick Hare unassisted
PA - Puzzo 17
Hanover - Ratliff 19
Pinkerton loses to Bishop Brady, 5-2
The Astros displayed spurts of offensive power Thursday night, however it was not enough, as they were outshot 28-20 at the Ice Den. Brady scored quickly to open the game, however Pinkerton responded with a Jackson Puzzo goal five minutes into the second period. After a Brady power play goal, the Astros again responded with a power play goal of their own, as Patrick hare cleaned up a mess in front to tie the game at two. A Brady goal with 40 seconds remaining in the period gave the Green Giants the lead entering the third. Four penalties in the 3rd period allowed to Brady to add on to their lead and win 5-2. The Astros return to action, again at the Ice Den, for a matinee tilt with hanover, starting at 1 PM.
BB Goal: (1:30) Holden unassisted
PA Goal: (5:00) Jackson Puzzo from Eddie Welch
BB Gaol: (PP)(7:39) Nolin from Krollis
PA Goal: (10:02) Patrick Hare from Brendon Banks and Nick Trask
BB Goal: (14:21) Avakous from Nolin
BB Goal: (2:16) Rosato unassisted
BB Goal: (PP) (7:14) Nolin from Avakous
Saves PA: Robinson 26 BB: Joutsen 15
Astros outshoot Alvirne / Pelham 35-19 ,squander 2 goal lead in third, losing in overtime, 4-3.
Goals by Liam Rooney, Shamus Doherty, and Cody Sullivan were not enough, as Alvirne /Pelham took advantage of Astro penelties and defensive breakdowns, to score the game tying goal with 2:50 left in the 3rd period. Halfway through the OT period, A/P scored on their first shot of the extra session.
PA Goal: Liam Rooney from Cody Sullivan and Chris Gile
PA Goal: Shamus Doherty from Cody Sullivan and Pat Hare
PA Goal: Cody Sullivan from Liam Rooney and Chris Gile
A/P Goal: Diprizio Havertown
A/P Goal: Richall from Diprizio
A/P Goal: Richard from Parent
A/P Goal: Parent from Richall
PA Saves- Jordan Puzzo 15
A/P Saves- Curtis Richall 32
Astros lose to BG 3-1
Pnkerton Academy came out strong against an undefeated Bishop Guertain team, scoring halfway through the first period on a Liam Rooney goal. BG answered halfway through the second period, and the game entered the 3rd period tied. After a back and forth battle, BG cashed in with the go ahead goal. They added one more with a minute left to make it a final 3-1.
PA goal: (7:20 ) Liam Rooney from Chris Gile
BG goal: (6:21) Blazak from Pearson
BG goal: (11:13) LaSalle from Hult
BG goal: (1:01) Caito unassisted
SAVES: PA- Jordan Puzzo 30 BG- 14
Astros shutout Nashua North Souehagan 2-0.
Pinkerton came out quick, scoring two goals in the first period of Wednesday night's game at the Ice Den. Cody Sullivan scored his 1st career varsity goal, followed by Patrick Hare later in the period. The Astros would hold onto the two goal lead for the rest of the game, and Freshman goaltender Dakota Robinson earned his first career shutout in his first career start.
PA goal (4:34 ): Cody Sullivan from Cam Leborgne
PA goal (9:56 ): Patrick Hare from Brendon Banks and Nick Trask
2nd & 3rd Periods:
Saves- PA: Dakota Robinson 16
Saves- NNS: Sean Chipman 21
Astros lose to Londonderry, 3-1
The Astros lost 3-1 Saturday night against a competitive Londonderry Lancer team. The Lancers opened the scoring a couple minutes into the 2nd period, scoring a shorthanded goal. Pinkerton goalie Jordan Puzzo kept the Astros in the game, allowing them to tie the score halfway through the second, on a Liam Rooney goal. The goal was Rooney's first of his varsity career. Londonderry scored one more in the second, and one in the third period, to make it a final, 3-1. Pinkerton plays Nashua North-Souhegan on Wednesday night.
LON goal: (1:54) (SH) - Mackenzie from Donnelly and Maloney
PA goal: (9:20) - Liam Rooney from Cody Sullivan
LON goal: (12:15) - Morrisette from Andrews
LON goal: (9:05) - Muldoon from Mackenzie and Theriault
Saves: PA: Puzzo 31 LON: Baldwin 12
Concord beats PA, 6-0.
The Astros traveled to Concord Wednesday night to the play the Tide in their first NHIAA game since the holiday break. Despite a strong effort by Pinkerton, Concord controlled the play, heavily out shooting PA 35-12. Pinkerton looks to rebound on their home ice Saturday night, when they face off against rival Londonderry. Game time is 5:20 PM at the Ice Den.
PA: Jordan Puzzo 29 saves
Con: Ben Nelson 12 saves
Lewiston outlast Astros in final game of Christmas Tournament.
Pinkerton came out strong and stayed with a very talented Lewiston team for 2 periods of Monday's final game of the Blue Devil Classic. Nick Trask and Patrick Hare scored goals for the Astros in the 2nd and 3rd periods respectively. Lewiston continued their agressive attack into the third, which was too much for Astros, as the team from Maine scored 5 times in the final 11 minutes of play. Final Score 8-2.
(3:50)Nick Trask from Brendon Banks
(13:17)Patrick Hare unassisted
Astros Play First Two Games of Holiday Tournament to 1-1 Ties.
Pinkerton hockey celebrated the holidays by participating in the Blue Devil Classic at the IceCenter in Salem ,NH. On Saturday, the Astros faced Scarborough, ME in game one. A first period goal by Astros defensman Mike Francis, was equalized by a 2nd period Scarborough goal. The two teams exchanged opportunies in the 3rd and OT, but the game ended in a 1-1 tie. Goalie Jordan Puzzo played excellent for PA, stopping 33 shots.
PA goal: Mike Francis from Cody Sullivan and Chris Gile
SCAR goal: Jacques from Perry
3rd Period & OT:
PA - J. Puzzo 33 / SCAR - Wasser 16
In game two of the Blue Devil Classic, Pinkerton came out strong, scoring on their first period power play. Belmont, MA answered in the 2nd period. The two teams battled back and forth in the 3rd, and again in overtime, but again tied 1-1. Freshman Goalie Dakota Robinson played very well for the Astros, and kept his team in the game throughout. Pinkerton plays in its 3rd and final game of the holiday tourney Monday, vs. Lewiston, ME, at 12 PM.
PA goal: (9:39)(pp) Patrick Hare from Nick Trask
BEL goal: (8:58) Dacey from Bailey and Rizzuto
3rd Period & OT:
PA: Robinson 33
Pinkerton battles back to win thriller in OT, 3-2
The Astros quickly found themselves down 2 goals halfway through the first period Monday night against St. Thomas at Dover arena. PA's Brendon Banks scored in the second period, and then the Astros tied the game on a deflected shot by Nick Trask in the 3rd. With the score tied, Pinkerton survived a 5 on 3 for 2 minutes, as well as a penalty shot moments later. Jackson Puzzo notched his first career goal with 1:07 left in OT to win it for the Astros.
St. Thomas goal: (2:44) - Gaulin unassisted
St. Thomas goal: (7:13) - Grella from Roberts
PA goal: (12:56) - Banks from Sullivan and Gile
PA goal: (:53) - Trask from Doherty
PA goal: (6:53) - Puzzo from Trask and Sullivan
PINKERTON ASTROS LOOK TO REBOUND FROM LOPSIDED LOSS TO BEDFORD
The Astros struggled to find offense Saturday night, losing to Bedford 7-0. The Bulldogs outshot the home team 36-11, and dominated play the majority of the night, winning their first game of the season. Goalie Jordan Puzzo saw a lot of rubber throughout the evening, and ended the contest with 29 saves. Pinkerton looks to rebound Monday, when they travel to Dover to take on St. Thomas.
BED goal: (10:25) - Gagne from Roberto
BED goal: (2:01) - Voloshin from McGadden and Abad
BED goal: (11:00) - McGadden from McDonough and Abad
BED goal: (13:14) - Voloshin unassisted
BED goal: (3:56) (SH) - Gagne unassisted
BED goal: (6:45) - John from Gamble
BED goal: (13:15) - Roberto from McGadden
Puzzo (PA) 29
ASTROS BATTLE TO GAME ONE VICTORY OVER SALEM, 7-2
Pinkerton Academy opened up its season at the Ice Den with a hard fought victory over Salem, 7-2. After shaking off the nerves during the first period, Pinkerton settled in and out shot the Blue Devils 22-19. Patrick Hare, Brendon Banks, Eddie Welch, and Nick Trask all scored their first career varsity goal. Captain Shamus Doherty netted a hat trick for the Astros.
P.A. Goal (1:33) - Patrick Hare from Shamus Doherty, Jake St. Jean
SAL Goal (2:43) - Mitchell McGinn unassisted
P.A. Goal (8:48) - Shamus Doherty from Brendon Banks
SAL Goal (11:40) - Mitchell McGinn from Alex Svenson
P.A. Goal (6:10) - Brendon Banks from Cody Sullivan, Chris Gile
P.A. Goal (7:33) - Eddie Welch from Jackson Puzzo, Cam Leborgne
P.A. Goal (8:13) (SH) - Shamus Doherty unassisted
P.A. Goal (11:32)(PP) - Shamus Doherty from Chris Gile
P.A. Goal (12:54) - Nick Trask from Colin Leighton
Jordan Puzzo (PA) 17 saves Paddy Capsalis (SAL) 15 saves
Pinkerton Astros 6th Annual Alumni Hockey game
The 6th Annual Astro Alumni Hockey Game will take place on Friday, November 27th, at the Ice Den. The puck will drop at 1:00 PM. Please contact Coach Fletcher if you have any questions. 603-560-6131 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Astros lose heartbreaker in double OT 3-2...
Despite lopsided offensive opportunities, Pinkerton Academy lost in double Overtime 3-2 to Concord in the semifinals on Wednesday evening. The Astros were down one goal entering the third period of play before Tyler Poole tied the game mid way through the period. Tim Cronin gave PA the lead with 4 minutes remaining, but the Tide quickly answered sending the game to overtime. Still deadlocked after 60 minutes of play, the two teams entered the second OT tied at 2. With just under two minutes left to play, Concord capitalized earning a trip to the title game. PA outshot Concord 48- 30 in the contest, but was unable to capitalize on numerous scoring opportunities as Concord's Ben Nelson played fantastic in net.
Congratulations to every member of PA hockey on a great season.
CON goal (1:06) Matt Noris from Bradley Murphy
PA goal (6:54) Tyler Poole from Reese Popkin and John Hamilton
PA goal (10:52) Tim Cronin from Ethan Landry
CON goal (13:10) Bradley Murphy from Matt Noris
CON goal (13:10) Alex Orcutt from Drew Livingston
PA saves: Jordan Puzzo 27 CON saves: Ben Nelson 45
Astros win quarters, defeat Exeter 2-1 in OT
Pinkerton Academy Astros defeated visiting Exeter Saturday night 2-1 in OT. Exeter opened the scoring in the first taking control bringing a physical and discipline game, but the Astros found their game at intermission with a much improved performance in the second and third. PA will advance to play Concord in the semifinals on Wednesday evening at JFK in manchester.
EXE goal (2:38) 9 from 6 and 5
PA goal (5:16) Tyler Poole from Zach Pendenza and John Hamilton
PA goal (4:21) Ethan Landry from Tyler Poole and Gio Corsetto
PA saves: Jordan Puzzo 14 EXE saves: Bryson Desjardins 41
PA wraps up regular season with 8-1 win over Nashua South
PA scored early and often en route to an 8-1 victory on senior night over Nashua South on Wednesday. PA was lead by seniors Ethan Landry (1G/3A), Gio Corsetto (1G/3A), and Brendan Murphy (19 saves). Sophomore Zach Pendenza, junior Jake St. Jean, and senior Trent Parker each scored their first regular season goals in the victory. PA will now wait and watch as the NHIAA wraps up the regular season this weekend to determine their final seed and quarterfinal matchup. What is certain is that the Astros will earn a first round bye and will host on Saturday March 7th at 4pm.
PA goal (3:10) Gio Corsetto from John Hamilton and Tyler Poole
PA goal (8:11) Zach Pendenza from Gio Corsetto and Ethan Landry
PA goal (8:37) Tim Cronin from Ethan Landry and Gio Corsetto
PA goal (9:57) Steve Leonard
PA goal (14:15) PP Ethan Landry
PA goal (2:22) Jake St. Jean from Zach Pendenza and Zack Gray
PA goal (12:18) Trent Parker from Tyler Poole
PA goal (13:52) Tim Cronin from Ethan Landry and Gio Corsetto
NS goal (13:00) 24 from 25 and 8
PA saves: Brendan Murphy 19 NS saves: Alissa Bennett 24
Astros defeat Exeter 5-1
Pinkerton Academy defeated Exeter high Saturday evening 5-1. PA came out hard in the first scoring 30 seconds into the game and never looked back. Jordan Puzzo made 20 saves in the win. PA is back to work Wednesday hosting Nashua South on senior night (8pm) in the final regular season game. Seniors John Hamilton, Ryan Monte, Ethan Landry, Gio Corsetto, Trent Parker, Steve Leonard, and Brendan Murphy will be recognized.
PA goal (14:30) Gio Corsetto from Ethan Landry
PA goal (5:22) Ryan Monte from Shamus Doherty and Ethan Landry
PA goal (1:27) Tyler Poole from Gio Corsetto and Tim Cronin
PA goal (2:09) John Hamilton from Tyler Poole
PA goal (13:10) Tim Cronin from Gio Corsetto and Ethan Landry
EXE goal (7:55) 5 from 20 and 16
PA saves: Jordan Puzzo 20 EXE saves: Bryson Desjardins 26
Balanced scoring leads Astros to 6-2 win over rival Londonderry
PA got goals from each line en route to a 6-2 win over rival Londonderry on Wednesday evening at the Ice Den. The Astros were lead by seniors Ryan Monte (2A), Steve Leonard (1G/1A), and sophomore Colin Philippon (1G/1A). Junior Jordan Puzzo made 20 saves in the win, including a few big saves on the PK in the second period with the game in the balance. With the win, Pinkerton stands at 11-3-2 in league (14-3-2 overall) and will next travel to Exeter on Saturday night.
LON goal (5:31) 19 from 16
PA goal (6:37) Tyler Poole from Ryan Monte and John Hamilton
PA goal (11:45) Ethan Landry from Gio Corsetto
PA goal (5:28) Colin Philippon from Aaron Harmon and Trent Parker
PA goal (13:37) Steve Leonard from Colin Philippon
PA goal (14:30) Tim Cronin from Reese Popkin
PA goal (8:26) PP Shamus Doherty from Steve Leonard and Ryan Monte
LON goal (10:04) 10 from 19 and 4
PA saves: Jordan Puzzo 20 LON saves: Cody Baldwin 8 Colby Joncas 5
Astros battle to 4-4 tie with Central
Pinkerton Academy tied visiting Manchester Central 4-4 on Saturday afternoon at the Ice Den in Hooksett. PA was lead by junior Tyler Poole (1G/2A), senior Gio Corsetto (2G), and freshman Reese Popkin (2A). The Astros showed resilience battling back from 2 goals down in the second and one goal down in the third scoring with less than a minute left with the goalie pulled. The Astros return to action Wednesday hosting rival Londonderry at 7pm at the Den.
CEN goal (5:50) 19 from 20
PA goal (8:30) Tyler Poole from Reese Popkin and Colin Philippon
CEN goal (11:21) 7 from 13 and 15
CEN goal (2:21) 13
PA goal (6:32) Gio Corsetto from Reese Popkin and Zach Pendenza
PA goal (8:50)PP Ethan Landry from Tim Cronin and Tyler Poole
CEN goal (12:29) 21 from 20 and 11
PA goal (14:06) Gio Corsetto from Tyler Poole
PA saves: Brendan Murphy 6 Jordan Puzzo 22 CEN saves: Mathieu Cislak 31
Corsetto nets 2 goals, reaches 100 career points in win
Pinkerton Academy defeated visiting Trinity 5-1 Wednesday evening in a team effort. PA was lead by Senior Gio Corsetto (2G), Ryan Monte (1G/1A), and junior Tyler Poole (2A). Corsetto's contributions earned him 100 career points, only the 4th player in PA hockey history to reach the honorable benchmark. Junior Jordan Puzzo made 23 saves in the win. The Astros return to action Saturday hosting defending state champion Manchester Central (7pm- Ice Den).
PA goal (2:25) Colin Philippon from Reese Popkin and Tyler Poole
PA goal (4:10) Shamus Doherty from Ryan Monte
PA goal (9:17) Gio Corsetto from Ethan Landry
PA goal (6:44) PP Gio Corsetto from Tyler Poole
PA goal (7:08) Ryan Monte from Steve Leonard
Trinity goal (12:15) 14 from 2
PA saves: Jordan Puzzo 23 Trinity saves: Matt Beaudret 5 Curtis Wirbel 21
Astros defeat Memorial 3- 0 behind strong special teams play
Pinkerton Academy Astros defeated memorial 3-0 Saturday night behind strong special teams play. The Astros went 2 for 3 on the Powerplay while managing to kill 4 Memorial Powerplays including a five minute advantage early in the second. Gio Corsetto (1G/1A) and Tyler Poole (1G/ 1A) lead the Astros to victory, with Jordan Puzzo (25 saves) earned his first career shutout. The Astros return to action Wednesday hosting Trinity (7pm) at the Ice Den.
PA goal (1:26) PP Gio Corsetto from John Hamilton
PA goal (5:54) Tyler Poole
PA goal (11:22) PP Reese Popkin from Gio Corsetto and Tyler Poole
PA saves: Jordan Puzzo 25 MEM saves: Brendan McKenzie 37
Astros avenge early season loss, defeat Bedford 5-1
Pinkerton Academy defeated Bedford 5-1 on Wednesday night, improving their record to 8-3-1 (11-3-1 overall) on the season. Pinkerton was lead by senior Gio Corsetto (1G/ 3A), sophomore Tim Cronin (1G/2A), and senior Ethan Landry (1G/1A) with teammates John Hamilton and Tyler Poole chipping in with a goal each. Junior Jordan Puzzo continued his recent success turning back 26 Bedford shots in the win. PA will next travel to Manchester on Saturday evening to face a tough Memorial team.
PA goal (14:10) Gio Corsetto from Ethan Landry and Tim Cronin
PA goal (:52) Tim Cronin
BED goal (3:04) 37 from 12
PA goal (10:38) Ethan Landry from Gio Corsetto and Zach Pendenza
PA goal (12:49) PP John Hamilton from Tim Cronin and Gio Corsetto
PA goal (3:59) Tyler Poole from Gio Corsetto and Reese Popkin
PA saves: Jordan Puzzo 26 Bedford saves: Alec Lindberg 24
Pinkerton rebounds with solid 4-1 defeat of Hanover...
Pinkerton Academy rebounded from a tough mid week loss defeating Hanover 4-1 on Saturday night at Campion Ice Arena. Pinkerton was lead by junior Tyler Poole who assisted on the game winning goal in the 2nd before netting a goal of his own in the third. Sophomore Colin Phillipon, junior Gio Corsetto, and freshman Reese Popkin were the other goal scorers for PA, with Popkin's third period goal as the first of his career. Junior Jordan Puzzo made 17 saves in the win.
PA goal (1:41) Colin Phillipon from John Hamilton
PA goal (8:27) PP Gio Corsetto from Tim Cronin and Tyler Poole
HAN goal (2:27) 19 from 7
PA goal (5:41) Tyler Poole unassisted
PA goal (:23) EN Reese Popkin from Ethan Landry
PA saves: Jordan Puzzo 17 Hanover saves: Mike Stinson 18
Astros blow 4 leads, lose 6-5 in OT
Pinkerton failed to hold leads of 1-0, 2-1, 4-2, and 5-4 losing to Salem in OT 6-5 Wednesday evening. Pinkerton was lead by senior Ethan Landry (3G), Ryan Monte (1G/2A), and John Hamilton (1G/1A). Gio Corsetto, Tim Cronin, and Tyler Poole had 2 assists each. Brendan Murphy made 24 saves. PA travels to Hanover Saturday and will look to bounce back.
PA goal (1:08) Ethan Landry from Gio Corsetto and Tim Cronin
SAL goal (8:48) PP 14 from 2 and 17
PA goal (7:30) Ryan Monte from Tyler Poole
SAL goal (7:42) 2 from 3
PA goal (9:22) John Hamilton from Tyler Poole and Ryan Monte
PA goal (10:22) Ethan Landry from Gio Corsetto and Tim Cronin
SAL goal (12:14) 3 from 2
SAL goal (14:42) 3 from 14
PA goal (2:35) Ethan Landry from John Hamilton and Ryan Monte
SAL goal (6:20) 17
SAL goal (:49) 2
PA saves: Brendan Murphy 24 SAL saves: Sam Macdonald 33
PA defeats resilient Alvine squad 2-1
Pinkerton Academy defeated Alvirne- Pelham 2-1 Monday afternoon at the Ice Den improving their record to 6-2-1 in league (9-2-1 overall). PA was lead by senior captain John Hamilton who scored both of the Astro goals, with fellow senior Ryan Monte and junior Tyler Poole contributing with 2 assists each. Senior Brendan Murphy stopped 15 of 16 shots in the win. PA will return to action Wednesday hosting Salem at 4:30.
PA goal (6:52) John Hamilton from Tyler Poole and Ryan Monte
ALV goal (9:36) 14 from 8
PA goal (11:14) John Hamilton from Tyler Poole and Ryan Monte
PA saves: Brendan Murphy Alvirne: 39 saves
Astros take practice outside!
Pinkerton Academy held practice outside on Beaver Lake in Derry on Wednesday, taking advantage of the great ice conditions to host an inter- squad 3 v. 3 tourney in the midst of the season. Conditions allowed for team members to skate around the entire lake Wednesday, providing a memorable experience for players and coaches alike. See more from local media outlets by following the links below.
Pinkerton Academy Astros defeated Bishop Brady 6-1 on MLK day in a make up from the scheduled Jan 3 date. The Astros were lead by Seniors Ryan Monte (2G), Ethan Landry (2A), and Junior Tyler Poole (1G/2A) with junior Jordan Puzzo making 16 saves earning his first career league win. The Astros will return to action Saturday facing newcomer Alvirne at 1pm at the Den.
PA goal (:58) Ryan Monte from Tyler Poole
PA goal (8:49) Ryan Monte from Reese Popkin and Tyler Poole
PA goal (14:07) Tyler Poole from Gio Corsetto
PA goal (1:58) PP Ethan Landry from Tim Cronin and Zach Pendenza
PA goal (9:42) Tim Cronin from Ethan Landry
BB goal (12:08) 12 from 7
PA goal (13:17) Colin Philippon from Aaron Harmon and Jake St. Jean
PA saves: Jordan Puzzo 16 BB saves: Kyle Jalbert 32
Corsetto hat trick leads Astros to 5-2 win over BG
Gio Corsetto scored three times including once while a man down as the Pinkerton Academy Astros defeated Bishop Guertin 5-2 Saturday night. Fellow senior Ryan Monte also contributed on the score sheet with a goal of his own with sophomore Colin Philippon earning his first career goal in the win. Senior captain John Hamilton had 3 assist in the victory with fellow senior Brendan Murphy stopping 30 of 32 shots. PA will travel to Bishop Brady on Monday January 19th in a make up game, and will look to continue to improve.
PA goal (3:11) Gio Corsetto from Steve Leonard
PA goal (8:51) SH Gio Corsetto from John Hamilton and Shamus Doherty
PA goal (15:00) Colin Philippon
PA goal (10:41) Ryan Monte from John Hamilton and Tyler Poole
BG goal (7:56) PP 17 from 19 and 8
BG goal (9:53) 12
PA goal (14:59) EN Gio Corsetto from John Hamilton
PA saves: Brendan Murphy 30 BG saves: Thomas Norton 20 Alex Hall 10
Astros defeat Nashua North 6-3 behind third period surge
Pinkerton Academy defeated Nashua North 6-3 Wednesday evening netting 3 third period goals in the win. PA was lead by Sophomore Tim Cronin (1G,3A) as well as seniors Gio Corsetto (2G,1A) and Ethan Landry (2G,1A). Brendan Murphy made 17 saves in the win. PA will look to build off the win facing a tough BG squad at home Saturday afternoon at 4:30.
PA goal (3:51) Ethan Landry from Tim Cronin
PA goal (7:58) PP Ethan Landry from Ryan Monte
N.N. goal PP (8:28) 6 from 15
N.N. goal (12:29) 9 from 8 and 16
PA goal (4:10) PP Tim Cronin from Gio Corsetto and Tyler Poole
N.N. goal (11:24) SH 9 from 16
PA goal (0:54) Gio Corsetto from Tim Cronin and Ethan Landry
PA goal (7:54) Tyler Poole from Steve Leonard
PA goal (13:35) Gio Corsetto from Tim Cronin
PA saves: Brendan Murphy 17 N.N. saves Sean Chipman 20
Astros recipients of Shaw's supermarkets generosity as part of Kraft Hockeyville America
PA hockey was given a $500 check yesterday, Tuesday Jan 13th, from Shaws supermarket as part of Kraft's Hockeyville USA program. Pinkerton Academy hockey would like to thank both Shaw's and Kraft for their generosity and support for both PA hockey and the game that we love! Please check out Kraft's hockeyville website for more information as they are giving away 150,000 in upgrades to a local rink in an American hockey community as well as the opportunity to host a televised NHL preseason game! http://goo.gl/MDw9LM
Lancers outwork Astros, defeat PA 4-2
Londonderry took advantage of Pinkerton's lack of discipline earning three power play goals en route to a 4-2 victory at the Ice center on Saturday. Pinkerton's goals came from senior Ethan Landry and Junior Tyler Poole with goaltender Brendan Murphy making 25 saves in the loss. PA returns to action Wednesday traveling to Nashua North.
PA goal (8:21) Ethan Landry from Ryan Monte and Tim Cronin
LON goal (11:22) 11 from 5 and 19
LON goal (6:02) PP 18 from 8
LON goal (7:30) PP 21 from 10
PA goal (11:10) Tyler Poole from Josh barton and Gio Corsetto
LON goal (14:09) PP 21 from 15
PA saves: Brendan Murphy 25 Londonderry saves: 21
PA defeats Concord 3-0, Murphy records second consecutive shut out
Pinkerton Academy defeated the Crimson Tide of Concord by a score of 3-0 on Wednesday night earning consecutive shut out victories. PA senior captain John Hamilton opened the scoring just under 5 minutes into the first on a nice feed from Junior Tyler Poole followed by Sophomore Aaron Harmon's first career goal as the Astros exited the first up 2-0. Senior Shamus Doherty netted his first career goal on the Powerplay mid way through the third extending the lead to three, which is all the support goalkeeper Brendan Murphy needed making 16 saves for his second shutout of the year. PA will look to continue the success Saturday afternoon (3:20) as they travel to the Ice Center to face-off against rival Londonderry.
PA goal (4:35) John Hamilton from Tyler Poole
PA goal (11:27) Aaron Harmon
PA goal (7:43) PP Shamus Doherty from Ryan Monte
PA saves: Brendan Murphy 16 Concord saves: Ben Nelson 25
Pinkerton holds on to lead late, defeats Dover 3 - 1
Pinkerton earned their third win in three days defeating a resilient Dover team 3 - 1. PA got on the board first mid way through the game as senior Ryan Monte put home a back door feed from Sophomore Tim Cronin. Dover tied the game early in the third, but senior Steve Lenard finished off an end to end rush to give the Astros the lead once again. Senior John Hamilton finished off the game with an empty netter. Fellow senior Brendan Murphy made 21 saves in the win, including 3 odd man rush saves at pivotal points in the game. Pinkerton returns to regular season play visiting Bishop Brady on Saturday January 3rd.
PA goal 8:57 Ryan Monte from Tim Cronin
Dover goal 12:57 3 from 29
PA goal 10:39 Steve Leonard
PA goal (open net) 00:6 John Hamilton
PA saves: Brendan Murphy 21 Dover saves: Luc Ravenelle 23
Astros defeat Biddeford 9-0 in xmas tourney
Pinkerton stunned Biddeford, Maine for 4 goals in the first 4 1/2 minutes of play en route to a 9 - 0 win in their second game at the Tuscan Classic xmas tourney hosted by Salem. The Astros were lead by seniors Ethan Landry (4G) and Gio Corsetto (3A) as well as Junior Tyler Poole (1G 2A) and sophomore Tim Cronin (3A). Junior Jordan Puzzo turned away all 20 shots in the win for his first career shutout. Pinkerton wraps up tournament play tomorrow, Sunday Dec 28, at 1pm against Dover (NH).
PA goal 13:52 Ethan Landry from Ryan Monte
PA goal 13:02 Zach Pendenza from Tyler Poole and Gio Corsetto
PA goal 11:32 Ethan Landry from Steve Leonard
PA goal 10:32 Tyler Poole from Shamus Doherty and Gio Corsetto
PA goal 5:11 Trent Parker from Tim Cronin
PA goal 12:11 Ethan Landry from Tim Cronin
PA goal 7:32 Ryan Monte from Tim Cronin and Colin Philippon
PA goal 6:01 John Hamilton from Gio Corsetto and Tyler Poole
PA goal 12:21 Ethan Landry from Ryan Monte
PA saves: Jordan Puzzo 20 Biddeford, ME: 20
PA opens xmas tourney with win
Pinkerton Academy defeated Ludlow MA 9- 5 in the opener of the Tuscan Kitchen Salem xmas tourney on Friday afternoon. Pinkerton was lead by seniors Gio Corsetto (1G, 4A) and John Hamilton (2G/2A) while junior Tyler Poole netted 2 of his own with 2 helpers. Senior Ethan Landry also had two goals in the win with single goals coming from Colin Philippon and Tim Cronin. While offense was plentiful, defense was rare in the win, something that PA will look to improve upon in the second tourney game on Saturday Dec 27th at 12:10 against Biddeford, Maine.
PA goal 13:21 John Hamilton from Gio Corsetto and Tyler Poole
PA goal 8:29 Gio Corsetto from Tyler Poole
PA goal 1:37 Ethan Landry from Tim Cronin and Ryan Monte
PA goal 12:32 Ethan Landry from Tim Cronin and Mike Francis
Ludlow goal 3:29 8 from 4
Ludlow goal 11:53 8 from 6
PA goal 9:25 Tim Cronin from John Hamilton and Zach Pendenza
PA goal 8:03 John Hamilton from Gio Corsetto and Steve Leonard
PA goal 6:12 Colin Philippon
Ludlow goal 5:08 8
Ludlow goal 4:58 8 from 21
PA goal 4:19 Tyler Poole from Gio Corsetto and John Hamilton
PA goal 3:54 John Hamilton from Gio Corsetto and Tyler Poole
Ludlow goal 2:21 8 from 9 and 21
PA saves: Brendan Murphy 16 Ludlow saves: 36
Astros rebound, beat St Thomas 4-0
Pinkerton Academy Astros rebounded from a rough outing on Saturday defeating visiting St Thomas on Monday night behind the 20 save shut out from Senior Brendan Murphy. Fellow Senior Steve Leonard opened the scoring on the Powerplay mid way though the first to give the Astros the lead, and they never looked back. Junior Tyler Poole found the back of the net twice in the second, with teammate Ethan Landry adding the final goal in the third period. Pinkerton will face three teams in three days starting Dec 26 as they play Ludlow MA, Biddeford ME, and Dover NH in the Blue devil Xmas tourney. PA returns to league action on Saturday January 3rd traveling to Bishop Brady.
PA goal (8:03) PP Steve Leonard from Tyler Poole & Gio Corsetto
PA goal (5:09) Tyler Poole unassisted
PA goal (10:36) Tyler Poole from John Hamilton
PA goal (11:49) Ethan Landry from Jacob St. Jean & Tim Cronin
PA saves- Brendan Murphy: 20 St Thomas saves- Zane Angelopoulos: 32
Bedford thumps Astros
Bedford scored early and often defeating Pinkerton 5- 1 on Saturday afternoon. The Astros lone goal came from senior Gio Corsetto in the defeat with senior Brendan Murphy making 22 saves. Pinkerton will look to right the ship on Monday evening hosting St Thomas at 6:30 at the den.
BED goal (12:56) 10 from 2
BED goal (10:18) 10 from 2 & 29
BED goal (13:21) 38 from 5 & 7
BED goal (11:37) 12 from 10
PA goal (6:03) 10 from 7
BED goal (2:06) 37 from 5 & 12
PA saves: Murphy 22 BED saves: Voloshin 15
Astros battle to tie in opener against Salem
PA hockey opened the 14'- 15' season with a tie on the road against a tough Salem squad. Salem opened the scoring mid way through the first carrying the play for the first half of the game before Tyler Poole even the score at 1 on a PP goal early in the third. Senior Ryan Monte gave the Astros the lead with just under 6 minutes to play, but Salem was able to answer scoring on the PP with 1:17 remaining. Brendan Murphy made 26 saves in the tie, including many late in the third.
Pinkerton returns to action Saturday traveling to Bedford for a 1pm start.
6:12 Salem goal: 15 from 2 & 6
14:06 PA goal: Tyler Poole from Gio Corsetto & Steve Leonard
5:42 PA goal: Ryan Monte from Ethan Landry & Tim Cronin
1:17 Salem goal: 8 from 2 & 14
PA saves: Brendan Murphy 26 Salem saves: Sam Macdonald 23
PA defets Westford Academy in preseason finale
PA hockey wrapped up their preseason schedule hosting Westford Academy (MA) at the ice Den in Hooksett on Saturday. PA received goals from Senior Ethan Landry as well as juniors Tyler Poole and Shamus Doherty. Senior Brendan Murphy made 19 saves in the winning effort.
PA opens the regular season Wednesday night as they travel to Salem.
2014- 2015 schedule posted
Check out the schedule via the tab on the left side of the homepage, 14'- 15' schedule is out! Make note that this schedule is subject to change...
2nd annual golf tournament
Check out the handouts section (to the left of the main page) for tourney info, registration sheet, and sponsorship opportunities. Coach Piper is the tournament director and can field all questions if needed, his contact information is on our homepage or on the attached tourney info sheet.
Hope to see you for the 2nd annual PA golf/ hockey fundraiser tournament!
Pinkerton hockey on twitter!
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Sanford and Dudek meeting up again at Boston College in 2014
After 10 successful years at Pinkerton, coach Casey Kesselring has taken an opportunity at New Hampton School coaching the Mens ice hockey team. Best of luck to Coach Kesselring and much abilge for all that he has done for PA hockey!
His assistant coach for the past 6 years, Joey Lee, will take over as head coach. Coach Lee also serves as PA golf coach and is a Cultural Geography teacher at Pinkerton.