Morris/Sussex Top 10 for Dec. 10

Every Monday throughout the 2018-19 season, The Morris-Sussex Hockey Report will rank the top ten teams in the area. Below are our rankings for Monday, Dec. 10. 1- Delbarton (4-1) 2- Pope John (2-0) 3- Randolph (4-0) 4- Morristown-Beard (2-1-1) 5- Madison (2-1-1) 6- Morris Knolls (3-2) 7- Chatham (3-3) 8- Montville (2-2) 9- VernonContinue reading “Morris/Sussex Top 10 for Dec. 10”

Observations, news and notes for Dec. 9

By Mike Gurnis With the season now two weeks old, there is a good amount to discuss as teams have now played 4-5 games by this point. Here are some of the top topics, news, and notes from the first two weeks of the season in the Morris/Sussex area. RANDOLPH TAKING AIM AT MENNEN DIVISIONContinue reading “Observations, news and notes for Dec. 9”

MCSSIHL standings for Dec. 9

MENNEN DIVISION Randolph 4-0-0, 8 points. (4-0-0 overall) Morris Knolls 2-1-0, 4 points. (3-1-0 overall) Morristown-Beard 1-0-1, 3 points. (2-1-1 overall) Madison 1-1-1, 3 points. (2-1-1 overall) Chatham 1-3-0, 2 points. (2-3-0 overall) Morristown 0-4-0, 0 points. (0-4-0 overall) HALVORSEN DIVISION Kinnelon 2-1-0, 4 points. (2-2-0 overall) Montville 2-1-0, 4 points. (2-2-0 overall) Vernon 2-1-0,Continue reading “MCSSIHL standings for Dec. 9”

Salvia’s four-goal performance lifts Mount Olive to 7-4 win over Park Regional

By Mike Gurnis MORRIS TWP. — The tri-op program of Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown may be short on numbers, but it certainly wasn’t short on goals on Saturday night. The team- which consists of just 10 skaters and a goalie- is at a disadvantage on most nights as it goes up against teams with larger rosters, suchContinue reading “Salvia’s four-goal performance lifts Mount Olive to 7-4 win over Park Regional”

Chatham downs Morristown for 1st Mennen win

By Mike Gurnis MORRIS TWP. — After seeing six crucial points slip away in its first three Mennen Division games, Chatham was desperate to get back into the win column. On Saturday evening, it certainly played like a desperate team. The Cougars came out firing early, outshot Morristown 46-8, and capitalized on the power playContinue reading “Chatham downs Morristown for 1st Mennen win”

Randolph powers past Morris Knolls behind Spagnuolo, Zangara

MORRIS TWP.– For the first 19 minutes of Randolph’s game against Morris Knolls on Tuesday, it appeared that Randolph was doing just about everything right- except for scoring. Despite putting over 20 shots on goal through the first period and opening minutes of the second period, Randolph could not find a way to solve MorrisContinue reading “Randolph powers past Morris Knolls behind Spagnuolo, Zangara”

Morris/Sussex Top 10 for Dec. 3

Each Monday throughout the 2018-19 season, The Morris-Sussex Hockey Report will rank the top ten teams in the area. Below are our first rankings for Monday, Dec. 3. 1- Delbarton (2-1) 2- Pope John (1-0) 3- Randolph (2-0) 4- Morris Knolls (2-0) 5- Madison (1-0-1) 6- Morristown-Beard (1-1-1) 7- Chatham (1-2) 8-Kinnelon (2-0) 9- MorristownContinue reading “Morris/Sussex Top 10 for Dec. 3”

Morristown-Beard moves past Montville for 1st win

By Mike Gurnis Morristown-Beard, which has been one of the top programs in Morris County as well as the state over the years, is undergoing a bit of a transition this season. After former NHL defenseman Randy Velischek did not return to the program after a successful nine-year run, Scott Greene was called upon toContinue reading “Morristown-Beard moves past Montville for 1st win”

Chatham-Madison 2018-19 girls hockey preview

LAST SEASON: In just its second year of existence, the co-op between Chatham and Madison experienced a high level of success as it raced out to an impressive 12-0 start before finishing 17-5. It reached the final of the Morris-Union Girls Ice Hockey League tournament, where it was upset by Kent Place, 4-2. HEAD COACH:Continue reading “Chatham-Madison 2018-19 girls hockey preview”

Morristown-Beard 2018-19 girls hockey preview

LAST SEASON: The Crimson finished 13-4-2, and managed to win the NJISAA Prep Tournament for the second year in a row as it downed Princeton Day, 4-1 in the final. It finished third in the WIHLMA Tournament. HEAD COACH: Bruce Driver, 19th season. 273-59-17 career record. CONFERENCE: WIHLMA-Hengerer Division. KEY PLAYERS GRADUATED: Morristown-Beard graduated severalContinue reading “Morristown-Beard 2018-19 girls hockey preview”