Youth Hockey off to Successful Start
The Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey League (MEB) is off to an
impressive start, having kicked off their Learn-to-Skate program on
October 13, and the competitive teams having completed most of the
early season positioning (parity) games with strong showing.
Teams from Mites to Midgets are faring well in their respective
divisions, with a couple outright leading their peers in win-loss
percentage. The league is in the fourth year of a merger between the
two town programs, and teams have celebrated more than a half dozen
division championships since the first year of the partnership.
With home ice at the Louis E. Porrazzo Memorial Rink in East Boston,
MEB is celebrating again this week.
Over the weekend, the Peewee A team faced off against rival
Charlestown in the Boston Mayor’s Cup 2011 Tournament championship
game at Conte Forum at Boston College.
The team started off slowly, with Charlestown taking an early lead
in the first period. MEB answered with three goals in the opening
period to regain the lead, and never looked back. Charlestown
attempted a comeback early in the second, but were stopped in their
tracks by the strong offensive force of the MEB Peewee A’s. The team
turned several more opportunities into goals for a final score of
11-3 to win the Championship title for the tournament. Other teams
in the league also made runs at the title in their division, with a
couple making it to the semi-final rounds.
The 2011 Boston Mayor’s Cup Tournament Championship is one of
several tournament titles also garnered by MEB since the merger, a
partnership that has proven successful for “town hockey” in these
For more information on Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey, or to learn
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