Boys’ Hockey Preview 2014: Saint Dominic Academy Saints

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Coach: Steve Ouellette (eighth year)

Conference: Class A East

Last year’s record: 13-8-1, lost in state championship game

Returning letter-winners: Seniors — Brad Berube (F), Calebe Labrie (F), Bryan Bonenfant (D), Mitch Lorenz (D), Dillon Pratt (F), Matt Chasse (F), Kenton Ernst (F), Matt Keaney (F), Chris Laverdiere (D), Dillon Pratt (F); Juniors — Austin Roy (F), J.D. Hodsdon (F); Sophomore — Noah Toussaint (F). 

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Key losses: Chase Hainey (F), Calvin Stewart (F), Tyler Sirois (F), Avery Jones (D), Mike Richard (D), Zack Roy (G), Caleb Dostie (G).

Promising newcomers: Seniors — Adam Poulin (F), Ricky Lacombe (F); Juniors — Cooper Richard (F), Nate Richard (D), Brendan Donovan (D), Ridge Servidio (G), Alex Michaud (G); Sophomores — Kyle Welsh (G), Sam Story (D); Freshman — Gavin Bates (D). 

Season outlook: The Saints return a large number of experienced players from last season’s state runner-up team with experience in both the forward and defensive positions.  The biggest question is who will assume the reins in goal as the Saints will open the year with inexperience at the goaltending position for the second straight season. Juniors Ridge Servidio and Alex Michaud and sophomore Kyle Welsh will all compete for the starting goaltender position.

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