ESPN Boston boys' hockey All-State team

First Line:

All-StateF – Patrick Kramer, Jr., BC High

The Bridgewater native led the Eagles in scoring with 12 goals and 21 assists for 33 points while being named a Catholic Conference All-Star. Kramer gave his verbal commitment to Merrimack in January.

All-StateF – Ara Nazarian, Jr., Malden Catholic

A two-time All-State selection and the 2013 winner of our Mr. Hockey award, Nazarian again led the Lancers in scoring with 22 goals and 35 assists for 57 points – good for fifth in the state. The Boxford native is committed to the University of New Hampshire.

All-StateF – Tyler Sifferlen, Sr., Malden Catholic

Sifferlen became the fourth straight Lancer to win the Mr. Hockey award this season, while captaining MC to its fourth straight Super 8 championship. Seven of his team-high 25 goals came during the Super 8 tournament – leading all participants. The North Andover resident is committed to UMass-Lowell for the 2015-16 season.

All-StateD – Ryan Shea, Soph., BC High

The blue-liner finished second only to Patrick Kramer in points for the Eagles with 27 (4 G, 23). A two-year varsity player for BC High, Shea was a Catholic Conference All-Star and is considering offers from a host of Hockey East schools.

All-StateD – Nick Rolli, Sr., Malden Catholic

A contributor to each of the Lancers’ four straight Super 8 championship teams, Rolli finished with six goals and 21 assists for 27 points this season. The Stoneham native is exploring post-graduate year playing opportunities for next season.

G – Bailey MacBurnie, Sr., St. Mary’s (Lynn)

Led all Division 1 goaltenders with seven shutouts this season while finishing in the top five with a goals against average of 1.75, as well as a save percentage of 92.6.

Second Line:

F – Bobo Carpenter, Jr., Austin Prep

Carpenter led the Cougars in goals (23) and points (34) while helping them to a second straight Super 8 finals appearance. The North Reading native is committed to Boston University and is also a standout on AP’s lacrosse team.

All-StateF – Peter Crinella, Jr., Springfield Cathedral

Crinella finished fourth in the state in scoring with 31-30—61 totals. The East Longmeadow native is committed to Holy Cross and also is a key contributor to the Panthers’ baseball team.

All-StateF – Antonio Marini, Sr., Xaverian

The Catholic Conference All-Star finished in the Top 10 of statewide scoring, putting up 16-37—53 totals while helping the Hawks back to the Super 8 tournament. The Hanover resident will continue his hockey career at St. Anselm next year.

All-StateD – J.J. Layton, Soph., Austin Prep

The rangy blue-liner finished fourth on the Cougars in points, scoring four goals and adding 18 assists. The Peabody native was a Phase 2 draft selection of the USHL’s Omaha Lancers last year.

D – Bryan Nelson, Sr., St. John’s (Shrewsbury)

The co-captain helped lead the Pioneers back to the Division 1 tournament after missing out last season, scoring nine goals and adding 15 assists – tied for second on the team with 24 points. The Upton native is weighing his playing options for next season.

All-StateG – Elijah Harris, Jr., Austin Prep

Harris backboned the Cougars to a second straight Super 8 finals appearance, with a 2.05 goals against average with three shutouts and an 86.6 save percentage. The Haverhill native was selected by the Dubuque Fighting Saints in last year’s USHL draft.

Third Line:

All-StateF – Connor Irving, Sr., Beverly

Irving helped the Panthers to the program’s first Division 2 state championship, scoring 16 goals and adding 31 assists.

All-StateF – D.J. Petruzzelli, Jr., Springfield Cathedral

The Quinnipiac commit finished second on the team in points, only to Peter Crinella, with 56 – good for third among statewide Division 1 players.

All-StateF – Ryan Dunn, Sr. F, Archbishop Williams

The captain helped the Bishops to a second straight Super 8 play-in game appearance while scoring 29 goals and adding 17 assists with a plus-minus rating of +23. He is weighing his playing options for next season between a post-graduate year and juniors.

D – Mike Seibold, Jr., Reading

Seibold finished third on the Rockets in scoring, netting three goals and adding 27 assists for the Division 1 state champion Rockets.

All-StateG – Tim Birarelli, Jr., Beverly

Birarelli was among the statewide leaders in the goals against average at 1.51. He compiled a save percentage of 91.7 with five shutouts for the Division 2 state champion Panthers.

All-StateG – Drew Foley, Sr., Wilmington

Foley backstopped the Wildcats to back-to-back Division 2 state championships in 2012 and ’13, before making a North finals appearance as Wilmington moved up to Div. 1 this season. He ranked third amongst Div. 1 goaltenders in goals against average (1.68) and posted a 93.4 save percentage.

Honorable Mention


Adam Blackman, Jr. Mansfield

Jimmy Currier, Sr., St. John’s Prep

Steve DeForge, Sr., BC High

Matt Dillon, Soph., Shrewsbury

Matt Filipe, Soph., Malden Catholic

Brendan Greene, Sr., Winchester

Marc Happy, Sr., Wachusett

Lloyd Hayes, Sr., Central Catholic

Johnny Leonard, Soph., Springfield Cathedral

Alex Lester, Sr., Central Catholic

Nick Morgan, Jr., Wayland

Cody Pasic, Jr., Barnstable

Ryan Petti, Jr., Tewksbury

Riley Prattson, Frosh., Springfield Cathedral

Nolan Redler, Sr., Winchester

Cam Russo, Jr., Austin Prep

Connor Shea, Sr., Milton

Pat Shea, Jr., Marshfield

Jack Sheehan, Sr., Norwood

Ryan Smith, Jr., Arlington Catholic

Mike Sorrenti, Sr., Archbishop Williams

Robbie Souza, Sr., Falmouth

Tim Sweeney, Sr., Xaverian

Mike Thomson, Sr., Reading


Nick Albano, Jr., Beverly

John Carlson, Sr., Hingham

Andrew Cross, Sr., Austin Prep

Adam Crowley, Sr., Burlington

Dante Flori, Sr., Watertown

Brian Goggin, Sr., Arlington Catholic

Joe Harrington, Sr., Braintree

Andrew Howlett, Sr., Canton

John McLean, Jr., Malden Catholic

Ean Mendeszoon, Sr., St. John’s Prep

Dan Petrick, Frosh., Springfield Cathdral

Sam Topham, Sr., BC High


Alex Daccord, Frosh., North Andover

Brandon Collett, Soph., Catholic Memorial

Kevin Huska, Sr., Barnstable

Keith Linnane, Sr., North Reading

Al Lynch, Sr., Framingham

Aidan Murphy, Frosh., Xaverian

Kyle Paquette, Jr., Tewksbury

Brandon Payzant, Soph., BC High

Mario Pizzeri, Sr., St. John’s (Shrewsbury)

Colin Soucy, Sr., Central Catholic

Jimmy Tierney, Jr., Oliver Ames

Coach of the Year

Bob Gilligan, Beverly - In his 11th year behind the Panthers bench, Gilligan guided them to the program's first hockey state title, beating Medfield in the Division 2 championship game.