Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Framingham resident Bobby Brown, who was active in Framingham hockey for 50 years, died Tuesday morning.
Coach Bob Brown, 77, passed away this morning with his family by his side. "Brownie was not only a coach, but a loving, caring, and passionate friend of Framingham Youth Hockey Program for the last 50 years. FYHP, Loring Arena, and the Town of Framingham will not be the same without him," posted Joel Idelson on the Framingham Youth Hockey website. Recently, Framingham honored Coach Brown. For over a half century, Brown was a fixture for Framingham hockey. He was a volunteer coach for all levels of Framingham Youth hockey, Framingham South High School, and Framingham High School. Brown served as a varsity assistant, a junior varsity head coach, and one night last February against Medford was the varsity head coach. During his time in …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Framingham Youth Hockey Squirt C2 team defeated Waltham 2-1 to win the trophy.
The Framingham Youth Hockey Squirt C2 team had a very exciting tournament last month. The team defeated Waltham in five overtime periods to win the tournament and bring the trophy home to Framingham. Final score was 2-1. The team is coached by Colin McCarthy with assistant coaches Tim Hannon, Brian Novello and Daniel Palma. Hockey players are Nicholas Novello, Ashlyn Ham, Ivy Hannon, Robert Steele, Joseph Martell, Darren Palma, Rachel Marinofsky, Christopher Hernandez, Braeden Peterson, Shane McCarthy, Aidan Wech, Joey Tunno, Ben Wheet, Chase Ellingwood, Matthew Sexton, Manny Julakis, Lucas Marshall and Brian Lavin.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Framingham Hockey honors Bobby Brown for his 50 year involvement. Thanks to Michelle Smith for the fabulous photos and thanks to Josh Perry for the You Tube video.
Sunday, February 3
Framingham Hockey honors Bobby Brown for his 50-year involvement. He has been a volunteer coach for all levels of Framingham Youth hockey, Framingham South High School and Framingham High School. He has served as a varsity assistant, a junior varsity head coach, and one night last February against Medford was the varsity head coach. He was honored at the start of the Flyers vs Braintree hockey game Saturday night. During Brown's 50+ years in Framingham hockey, he has been an influence on many high school players including Stanley Cup Champions like Peter Taglienetti, but one of his biggest thrill in coaching was these last few years getting to teach his own grandsons how to skate and watching them come up through youth hockey. Thanks to …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Century-plus business closes in downtown Framingham,Coach Bobby Brown to be honored for his 50 years in hockey, FSU winter commencement and a tribute to the late Steve Orr at Village Hall all featured in today's column.
Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation. 1. The public is invited to Village Hall Saturday, Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. to pay tribute to Steve Orr, who died unexpectedly on Monday. Many paid tribute to Orr, at this link. 2. For over a half century Bobby Brown has been a fixture for Framingham hockey. He has been a volunteer coach for all levels of Framingham Youth hockey, Framingham South High School and Framingham High School. He has served as a varsity assistant, a junior varsity head coach, and one night last February against Medford was the varsity head coach. Tonight, he will be honored at the start of the Flyers vs Braintree hockey game at…
Saturday, October 20, 2012
The 18th Annual Framingham Youth Hockey Golf Tournament takes place Monday, Oct. 29 at Charter Oak Country Club in Hudson.
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Saturday, October 20, 2012
The 18th Annual Framingham Youth Hockey Golf Tournament takes place Monday, Oct. 29 at Charter Oak Country Club in Hudson. Registration is taking place now (a form is attached to this report). Cost is $185 per person and includes lunch, golf, cart and dinner.
Saturday, March 24, 2012
McKinnon and 45 other high school hockey players will play in the 3rd annual Massachusetts State Hockey Coaches Association High School All-Star Game Sunday, April 1 at the DCU Center in Worcester.
UPDATE: Framingham Flyer Jake McKinnon was named a starter at the 3rd annual Massachusetts State Hockey Coaches Association High School All-Star Game. McKinnon has played hockey for the last 12 years. He was a 4-year varsity starter for the Framingham High School ice hockey team. He was selected a Bay State Conference All-Star his junior year and was named the sole team captain this, his senior year. McKinnon and 45 other players will play Sunday, April 1 at noon at the DCU Center in Worcester. The game is hosted by the Worcester Sharks. The All-Star Game will consist of two teams split into Team South and Team North. Fans had the opportunity to vote for the starting lineup via a contest at Fox25, which ended Friday. Fox 25 News will …
Friday, March 16, 2012
Earlier this month the Squirt B team won the state title; Sunday it was the Squirt C team who captured the state title.
The Framingham Flyer Squirt C youth hockey team won the 2012 Massachusetts Tier IV Hockey Championship Sunday in Waltham. Framingham has not held this title in 13 years. The last Framingham Squirt Tier IV team to win this title was in 1999. Framingham, which won the District 8 tournament in January, competed in preliminary games on Friday and Saturday. After a 1-1 tie against Arlington in their first game, Framingham never looked back. Framingham had a commanding victory over Holy Name in the second round, and then defeated Franklin (2-1) to advance into the semi-final round. Framingham had a shut out win skating past Plymouth 3-0 in the semi-finals. Moving into the state championship game, Framingham battled Waltham on Waltham's home ice…
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The youth hockey team won in triple overtime in the semifinals and double overtime in the finals to earn a title Framingham has not held since 1988.
The Framingham Flyer Squirt B youth hockey team won the 2012 Massachusetts Tier III Hockey Championship held at Foxboro Sports Center this past weekend. The championship win earns Framingham a spot in the New England Regional Tournament the weekend of March 16-18, representing Massachusetts. The best teams from Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York will also compete in the tournament. Framingham, which won the District 8 tourney in November, competed in preliminary games on Friday and Saturday. Each game was hard fought. Framingham had victories over Wakefield (2-0), Canton (2-0) and a 5-2 win against Hanover, to move onto Sunday's semifinal game. In Sunday morning’s semifinal, Waltham took an early 1-0 lead. …
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Community members and youth groups, including Framingham Girl Scouts, Framingham High athletes and Framingham Youth Hockey, all donated their time Wednesday night to help make the 23rd Annual Curtis Family Community Thanksgiving Dinner a success.
Community members and many youth groups, including Framingham Girl Scouts, Framingham High athletes, Fuller Middle School students and Framingham Youth Hockey, all donated their time Wednesday night to help make the 23rd Annual Curtis Family Community Thanksgiving Dinner a success. Mark and Karen Curtis served 1,650 people on Thanksgiving last year; and with the economy still struggling the couple are expecting up to 2,000 meals to be served today. Anyone hungry, lonely or struggling this Thanksgiving is invited to stop by Framingham's Fraternal Order of Eagles Hall on Park Street between noon and 6 p.m. Organizers will also deliver more than 400 meals to those who can't leave their homes this holiday.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Monday night two Framingham midget hockey teams competed for the first-ever Framingham Town Cup, with Team Bellefeuille/Corazzini winning the championship game 5-4.
In a fast-paced game with few penalties and whistles, two Framingham midget hockey teams competed Monday night for the first-ever Framingham Town Cup at Loring Arena. The green team, coached by Blake Bellefeuille and Carl Corazzini took the lead and never relinquishing it. But the Framingham Midget House League Championship game, sponsored by Framingham Youth Hockey, was not an easy win for the green team; as the blue team, coached by John Schultz and Bert Lynch, never gave up. The blue team scored three times in the third period, to make it a one-goal win for the green team. Kevin Parker scored at 7:52 in the third to cut the green team's lead to 4-2. Jake Mackinnon scored his second goal of the game at 8:59 to cut the led to just one …