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Thunder and Lightning
by posted 11/24/2019


Boston Jr. Rangers 06E

(November 24, 2019) Sunday morning brought inclement conditions for the 95 Giants both inside and outside the New England Sports Village in Attleboro Massachusetts. Outside it was pouring rain, and inside the Boston Junior Rangers 06E were providing the thunder and lightning. Defenseman Derek Nazzaro set the tone early with a booming hit at the blue line. Then the lighting started in the form of right winger Tyler Barnes. Barnes took a pass from PJ Civitarese (1g-2a, 3 pts) and proceeded to outskate the opposing team to eventually beat the goalie short side. Five minutes later, lighting struck again when Barnes scampered down the ice and scored an unassisted  goal. Soon after, defenseman Brady Yutkins brought the boom again when he folded an opposing player along the boards. Early in the second period, Civitarese slid over a beautiful pass to Barnes who tapped it in for his 3rd goal of the morning. (3g-1a, 4 pts) The old saying “when it rains, it pours” held true this morning when Finn McNeil scored a goal off a shot by Cooper Hall. Late in the 2nd period, Barnes made a nice pass that led to a breakaway by Civitarese, who beat the goalie stick side with a quick wristshot to increase the lead to 5-1. Nate Hemman, playing defense this week for the shorthanded Rangers, made some great plays throughout the game to help his team secure the victory. The final buzzer rang and the Rangers headed to the locker room with the 5-2 win, and moved to 7-3 in the BHL-American Division standings.

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Rangers Lose A Close Game
by posted 11/23/2019


T. Barnes. B. Yutkins, & J. Connell

(November 23, 2019) - On Saturday, the Rangers 06E played host to the Boston Advantage 06S at Breakaway Ice Center in Tewksbury. PJ Civitarese got the scoring started in the 1st period when he took a pass from Tyler Barnes and lifted it past the goalie for the early lead. But late in the 1st period, the Advantage tied things up and then took the lead on a couple odd-man rushes that resulted in goals. Despite tough physical play by Brady Yutkins and Cam Wolf, and aggressive forechecking by Finn McNeil, the Advantage were able to extend their lead to 3-1 mid-way through the 2nd period. Soon after though, Barnes jumped into the fray with a goal to make it 3-2, assist going to Reid Blaeser. In the 3rd period, defense and forechecking once again were the name of the game as both teams had limited opportunities. The Advantage put things out of reach though late in the 3rd period with a power play goal, dropping the Rangers record to 6-3 on the season.



 


 
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Rangers 06E capture the silver medal
by posted 11/19/2019


Ranger's 06E Earn Silver Medal

The Boston Jr Rangers 06E competed in Lake Placid’s AAA tournament this past weekend and took home the silver medal. They competed against teams from the E9 and EHF-Elite leagues, among others. The Ranger’s also captured the silver medal in the team relay race. It was a great weekend of hockey that was enjoyed by all.

 

 


 
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Rangers 06E Lose A Nail Biter
by posted 11/10/2019


Reed Blaeser

(November 10th, 2019) Two heavy weights in the BHL American Division locked horns for a tilt at Breakaway Ice Center in Tewksbury and the fans didn’t leave disappointed. The Springfield Rifles drew first blood when they scored with 6:00 mins left in the 1st period. The score remained 1-0 until the Rifles struck again mid-way through the 2nd period to extend the lead to 2-0. PJ Civitarese got the home team fired up when he scored on a well placed wrist shot after receiving a perfect pass from line mate Tyler Barnes from the corner. The 2nd period ended with the Rangers down 2-1. In the 3rd period, the Rifles scored two more goals to make it 4-1, and it appeared  they were ready to run away with it, but the never-say-die Rangers had other plans. With 3:00 mins in the 3rd period, Civitarese launched a low, hard slap shot which the goalie initially saved, but Battling Barnes swooped in and buried the rebound, closing the gap to 4-2. With 1:40 left and the goalie pulled, Civitarese hit Cole Robinson on a cross-ice pass, which Robinson whistled pass the sliding goalie to make it 4-3. The hometown crowd was on their feet, wondering if the Rangers could pull off another late game rally. The Rangers had several opportunities while the clock ran out, but none made it past the goalie. The game ended in a 4-3 loss for the Rangers, their first in 7 games.  The Rangers drop to 6-2 on the season but look forward to starting up another unbeaten streak. 

 


 
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Ranger 06E Extend Streak To 6 Games
by posted 11/10/2019


PJ Civitarese
(November 9th, 2019) On Saturday, the Rangers drove south to face Rhode Island’s #1 tier-two team, the Saints. The teams battled hard in the first period but Ranger’s goalie Luke Dinsmore and the Saints goalie each made some big saves to keep both teams scoreless. Early in the 2nd period, the Saints scored two goals in a short period of time to jump on top. But as the Rangers have done all season, they answered back. Pj Civitarese scampered up the right side and made a crisp tape-to-tape pass that Cooper Hall tapped in on a backhand to get the Rangers on the score board. Five minutes later, Hall struck again to tie it, this time the assist going to Tyler Barnes. But the Saints weren’t ready to pack things up just yet and answered with two quick goals to take the 4-2 lead. With four minutes remaining in the 2nd, the Rangers closed the gap when Cole Robinson tallied his first goal of the morning, assists going to Nate Hemman and Civitarese. One minute later, Blake Haberstroh tied things up by punching in a rebound, assist going to Hall. With the clock ticking down in the 2nd period, the Saints scored again to regain the 5-4 lead. In the 3rd period, Ranger’s goalie Tristan Kerr turned into an impenetrable wall and the Ranger defense became downright offensive. Defenseman Brady Yutkins blasted a shot from just inside the blue line that found its way to the back of the net. Assist to Barnes. And just 1 minute later, defenseman Derek Nazarro pulled the trigger on a shot that made its way through traffic and in for the go-ahead goal. Finn McNeil contributed immensely throughout the game with his constant and relentless forechecking and backchecking, making it difficult for the Saints to get things going. Late in the 3rd period, the Rangers got some insurance when Hemman netted a goal after being set up by Robinson. The buzzer soon sounded and the Rangers recorded the 7-5 victory and improved their record to 6-1.
 
 

 
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Rangers 06E Make a Comeback
by posted 10/27/2019

(October 27th, 2019) The Boston Jr Rangers 06E skated at the friendly confines of Breakaway Ice Center for a game against the defending American League champs, Boston Americans. Things didn’t start out well for the Rangers, as they found themselves down 4-0 at the end of the first period. But the home team eventually settled down and found their stride. The first to step up was Cooper Hall, who intercepted a pass at mid-ice and broke in on the goalie, tallying the first goal for the Rangers at 6:00 of the 2nd period. Two minutes later, Cole Robinson scored an unassisted goal to make it 4-2. On the pursuing face off and only 6 seconds later, Reed Blaeser passed to Robinson, who lit the lamp for his 2nd goal and pulled the Rangers within 1 goal. The Rangers smelled blood in the water and carried the momentum into the 3rd period. Three minutes into the 3rd, formidable defenseman Jackson Masters buried a shot from the point to tie the game up. Goalie Tristan Kerr was the Minister of Defense after entering the game, making key saves throughout the 3rd period. Midway through the 3rd period, Cam Wolf snapped off a quick shot from the point and Hall was their to bury the rebound for the go-ahead goal. With 2:08 left in the game, Tyler Barnes took a pass from Nate Hemman, and sizzled a wrister far side to increase the lead to 6-4. The Rangers pulled themselves up off the mat early on and battled back for the impressive come-from-behind win. After the game, 3rd year head coach Jack Blaeser said, “The boys continue to improve faster than all other teams each year thanks to their hard work and it’s exciting to watch their development week to week.”

The win was the fourth in a row for the Rangers, who held on to a share of first place in the BHL American League.

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Another Win for the Team
by posted 10/21/2019


The Boston Jr Rangers 06E team headed to Chestnut Hill on Saturday night to take on the Yale Bulldogs at Boston College’s Conte Forum. The Bulldogs got on the board first when they were able to put in a loose puck in front of the net. The Rangers tied it up soon after though when Cooper Hall scored on a rebound. Late in the 1st period, Cole Robinson took control of the puck at center ice, skated down the right side past a defender and buried a wrist shot to put the Rangers up 2-1. In the second period, Cayne Leive fired a shot from a tough angle on the left side that beat the goalie short side. Later in the 2nd period, Robinson battled hard in front of the net to put in his 2nd goal of the night to make it 4-1. Throughout the game, the Rangers relentless back checking, led by forwards Reed Blaeser and Tyler Barnes, caused havoc on the ice. The Rangers’ defensemen were also formidable, with Jackson Masters and Caleb Yeung anchoring the blue line all night. The Rangers took the 4-1 lead into the 3rd period when Robinson netted his 3rd goal of the night, set up nicely by Nate Hemman and Derek Nazarro. The Rangers gave up a late goal but skated away with a well-played 5-2 win.

 
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Rangers Improve to 3-1
by posted 10/20/2019

(October 20, 2019) The Boston Jr Rangers 06E visited the Rinks at Exeter for a tilt with the Seacoast Spartans 06S. The Rangers got on the board first when Nate Hemman put home a wrist shot to make it 1-0. Assists to Finn McNeil and Jake Connell. The Spartans answered back 2 minutes later to tie it at 1-1. In the second period, both teams exchanged goals, with Tyler Barnes tapping in a rebound off PJ Civitarese’s shot to make it 2-2. Cole Robinson’s Howitzer-like slap shot from the point found the back of the net to once again tie it up 3-3. The second period came to an end with the Spartans leading 4-3. The fireworks continued into the third period when PJ Civitarese intercepted a pass in the Ranger zone, out skated everyone to score a short-handed goal and even the score at 4-4. The Spartans once again took the lead with 6:00 left and things seemed in doubt for the Rangers, until Cooper Hall started with his late-game heroics. Hall one-timed a beautiful setup pass by Barnes to tie things up with 1:37 remaining in the game. (Robinson also assisted on the play). And just 10 seconds later, Robinson to Barnes to Hall once against produced a beautiful goal, this time the game winner. Cam Wolf led the defense with his puck control and solid blue line play. Goalies Tristan Kerr and Luke Dinsmore each made some key saves throughout the game and combined for the win. The Rangers improved to 3-1 and grabbed a share of first place in the BHL-American Division.

 


 
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BJR Team beats undefeated Assabet
by posted 10/19/2019


On Saturday, the Boston Jr Rangers 06E traveled to Concord MA to take on the undefeated Assabet Patriots 06S team. The Rangers drew first blood when Cole Robinson took a pass from defenseman Brady Yutkins and beat the goalie with a wrist shot from the right slot. The first period ended with the Rangers still on top 1-0, thanks to some unbelievable saves by goalie Luke Dinsmore. Early in the second period, the Rangers were assessed a five-minute major penalty, which the Patriots capitalized on by netting 2 goals. But the Rangers quickly put that behind them when Tyler Barnes snagged a loose puck at center ice, used his speed to beat 2 defenders, and then made a nifty move to score the goal. Four minutes later, Cooper Hall tied up the game at 3-3 when he buried a pass from Robinson. In the third period, Reed Blaeser clanged a shot off the crossbar, but the ever-battling PJ Civitarese was there to put the rebound in for the 4-3 lead. The two teams went up and down the ice in a fast pass game until the Patriots scored with a 1:30 left in the 3rd to make it 4-4. But the Rangers never let up and Hall scored his 2nd goal with 51 seconds left, assists to Barnes and Robinson. The Patriots tried to answer but defensemen Derek Nazarro prevented a 3 on 1 rush with a great body check just before the blue line. The Rangers held on to the 5-4 win and improved to 2-1 on the season.


 
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Rangers 06E Win
by posted 10/13/2019

(Oct 13, 2019) The Boston Jr. Rangers 06E team traveled to Exeter NH on Saturday to face a formidable Seacoast Spartans 06S team in a BHL-American League show down. The Spartans jumped out to an early 1-0 lead before the Rangers settled down and took control. Cooper Hall evened the score in the 1st period by netting the first of his 3 goals on the day. Hall had spectacular game, finishing with 3 goals and 2 assists to tally a 5-point game. In the 2nd period, defenseman Cam Wolf went the distance to light the lamp, putting the Rangers up 2-1. Soon after, Nate Hemman (2 goals) took a pass from defenseman Jake Connell and beat the Spartans goalie with a blistering wrister from the slot to make it 3-1. Six minutes later, Jake Connell recorded his 2nd assist of the day by setting up PJ Civitarese, who one-timed a quick snapshot past the goalie. Fin McNeil (1 goal and 2 assists) joined in the effort by tucking home a loose puck to make it 5-1. Hall and Hemman finished up the scoring, and goalies Tristan Kerr and Luke Dinsmore combined for the 8-3 win. It was a great team effort by the Rangers to improve to 1-1 on the young season.

 

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Skills & Practice Schedule
by posted 08/21/2019

 

2006 BLUE SCHEDULE

OFF ICE - WEDNESDAYS  5:15-5:55PM

SPLIT PRACTICE - WEDNESDAYS    6:10 - 7:10PM

SPLIT PRACTICE - FRIDAYS    6:10 - 7:10PM

SKILLS - SUNDAYS  8:00 - 9:00PM

SKILLS WILL BEGIN SEPTEMBER 29TH.

BOSTON JR RANGERS SEASON OFFICIALLY STARTS THE DAY AFTER LABOR DAY


 
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