Thursday, April 4, 2013
The event is sold out. But on Wednesday, the organizers announced the items that will be auctioned off this weekend.
After Matt Brown was seriously injured after playing a Norwood High School hockey game; family, friends and the community came together to help him with his recovery. On Saturday, Apr. 6, The Matt Matt Brown Gala will happen at Fenway Park. But all 700 tickets have been bought and as a result is sold out. On Wednesday, the organizers announced the items that will be a part of the silent auction. The items range from tickets to a Bruin's game to a trip to Las Vegas. Click here to get the full list.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
The NHL is becoming increasingly strict on hard hits, and it's causing some controversy.
We ask Norwood Patch readers a different question every weekday at noon. Questions could range from local decisions made by officials, to state issues, to national politics and entertainment. Whatever it is, we want to know what NORWOOD thinks! To answer, use our comments section below. Yesterday the NHL suspended Bruins left wing Brad Marchand for five games following a hit on the Vancouver Canucks' Sami Salo. This isn't the first time Marchand has been penalized for a hit, but as a "repeat offender," NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan came down hard on the 23-year-old player, to the disappointment of Bruins management. For many this is a sign that the NHL is moving more and more towards stricter enforcement against violence on the ice. …
Monday, March 21, 2011
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Friday, March 4, 2011
Girls hockey defeated Winchester, 4-1, last nigh to advance to the quarter finals.
The Norwood girl’s hockey team avenged last year’s first round loss to the Winchester Sachems by beating the Sachems 4-1 in Canton yesterday afternoon. Ali Maloof, who had two goals on the night, got the Mustangs on the board in the opening minutes by slapping home a loose puck in front of the net at the 13:32 mark of the first period. Coach Bill O’Donnell utilized a different starting line-up in hopes of curtailing All-State forward and career hundred-goal scorer Michaela Chiuccariello of Winchester. Maloof, Jennny O’Donnell and Hayley O’Rourke started the game up front with defenseman Karen Colomey matched up with Chiuccariello’s line all through the game. “We’ve been trying to balance the lines a lot at times. Actually each game, at …
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Eastern Mass. playoffs start Thursday afternoon in Canton.
Lady Mustangs hockey drew a No. 1 seed in the MIAA tournament, with the opening game this Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in Canton against either Winchester or Belmont. “A great regular season, we compete in a tough league, but now everyone is 0-0 in my book,” Head Coach Bill O’Donnell Sunday night after he found out his girls received the No. 1 seed in the Division 2 Eastern Mass. girls hockey tournament. Despite the No. 1 seed in the tournament, the Mustangs are ranked below both Duxbury and Fontbonne in both the Boston Globe Top 20 poll and the ESPN Boston poll. The Mustangs and their coach wouldn't comment on either the Duxbury or Fontbonne team. “Our approach is the game in front of you, right now its Belmont or Winchester, and the players …
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Lisa Coskren's goal against Canton with 11.4 seconds remaining preserved the perfect record.
Norwood’s coach Bill O’Donnell emphasized execution and stated that his girls, “played like a team,” over the past weekend, beating two ranked opponents to improve the Mustangs to 7-0 with wins over Natick and Canton. Monday’s matinee against the No. 15 ranked Canton Bulldogs, featuring sophomore sensation Meaghan McKenna and defenseman Julia Murphy. Norwood’s Lisa Coskren opened the scoring in the first period by picking up the loose puck and racing down the left wing for the unassisted goal. Canton answered with 3:34 left in the first period when Haley Guaghan beat Norwood goalie Christina Frasca in the upper corner to even the score 1-1. The Mustangs countered with a goal by senior Ali Maloof who took the pass from by Allison Ryan from …
Monday, January 17, 2011
Two Norwood powerplay goals and nine Natick penalties lead to Norwood win.
Playing five on five is hard enough, but finding yourself short handed nine times a game makes the game a little tougher. In a penalty filled game at William Chase Arena in Natick, the Norwood Mustangs were able to defeat the Natick Red and Blue (3-5) behind two late third period powerplay goals. The game got off to a slow start as neither team was able to score in the first period. Natick however looked to have the edge in first period play, as they outshot the Mustangs 10-6. Natick had some opportunities to put the puck past goalie Jordan Davis, but he was able to stand tall on every shot he faced. In the second period, Norwood came out strong and ultimately put 17 shots on Natick's goaltender Derek Kwok. One of the shots did find the …
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Boys hockey beat Dedham 5-1 on Saturday despite six penalties on the Mustang team.
The Norwood boy’s hockey team moved to 5-3-1 on the season by beating out Dedham 5-1 on Saturday night in Canton. The Mustangs set the tone early on as sophomore Tyler Gover sent a Marauder player flying into his own bench with a vicious check at 14:01 of the first period. Gover added a crushing hit at the seven-minute mark that sent the crowd and his teammates into a frenzy. But Gover’s aggressive play earned him a questionable cross check penalty in the first that Norwood was able to capitalize on, when captain Adam Kewriga broke free and put an impressive move on Dedham goalie Chris Dempsey and, using a quick backhand, scored a Mustang goal for the early lead. Jordan Davis was an asset in the net for Norwood as he turned away 19 shots…
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
The Wolverines defeat the Mustangs 4-0 in the first annual Holiday Classic.
The Norwood Mustangs faced off against an undefeated Westwood boys' hockey team Tuesday afternoon in the first annual Metropolis Holiday Classic. Both Westwood and Norwood skated to a scoreless tie in the first two periods with both teams failing to capitalize on opportunities. "We had plenty of chances," Norwood Assistant Coach Bob Folan said after the game. Westwood out-skated Norwood in the third and controlled the puck to eventually defeat the Mustangs 4-0. 'We hung for two periods defensively, and we got a couple of bounces in the third," Westwood Head Coach Mike Welby said after the game. The real difference in this game was Westwood Senior Goalie Chris Treon who made 27 saves en route to the shutout against the bigger Norwood team…
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Norwood girls hockey remains undefeated with a 9-2 win over Brookline.
The Norwood girls' hockey team came out firing against Brookline Wednesday afternoon. The Mustangs unleashed 18 shots on goal in the first period starting the ride to a 9-2 win. This moves the girls to 3-0 on the young season. "Everyone skated and worked hard," said coach Bill O'Donnell after the win. Freshman defenseman Collen Glaser opened the scoring at the 12:31 mark of the first period. Emily Kelly later added a ten-foot wrist shot with the assist going to Haley O'Rourke. O'Rourke had two more assists to two goals later in the period on the stick of Jenny O'Donnell to make the score 4-0 after one period. Goalie Christina Frasca's shutout period in the first extended her streak to seven periods without allowing a goal. She made way for…