Boys’ Hockey Preview 2014: Edward Little High School Red Eddies


Coach: Craig Latuscha (10th season)

Conference: Class A East

Last year: 10-8-1, lost in regional quarterfinal

Returning lettermen: Seniors — Cade Chapman (D), Zach Gosselin (G); Juniors — Matt Verrill (F), Liam Benson (F), Matt Grenier (F), Ben Steele (D), Tyler Couture (D),  Devin Dumont (G); Sophomores — Ryan Raby (F), Max Giard (F), Elijah McBride (F), Cody Woodward (F). 

Key losses: None.

Promising newcomers: Senior — Dixon Dilodovico (F); Junior — Zack Guimond  (F); Freshmen — Aaron Kane (D), Alex Landry (D), Eli Thibodeau (F).

Season outlook: The Red Eddies have a strong junior class that should make them competitive against a lot of  the top tier teams. They will play a more difficult schedule this season to prepare them for a making a run in the playoffs. First-team all-state defenseman Ben Steele anchors the defense and second-team all-state forward Liam Benson leads the offense. Both are juniors. Developing the underclassmen will be essential for Edward Little’s success.