Coach: Joe Hutchinson (second year)

Conference: Class B West

Last year’s record: 6-12

Returning-letterman: Seniors — Ryan Gosselin (F), Shuler Lamothe (D); Juniors — Kevin Knight (D), Blaine Arsenault (F); Sophomores — Ashton Dozois (G), Hunter Soucy (F), Garrett Morin (F), Taylor Scribner (F), Lucas Perry (F).

Key losses: Clay Rowland (D), Connor Violette (F), Conor O’Malley (D)

Promising newcomers: Junior — Riley Whitcomb (D); Sophomore — Drake Goupil (F); Freshmen — Conor Cyr (F), Julian Clements (D), Garrett Derocher (D).

Season outlook: The Hornets are a mostly young team, especially on the blue line. Their success on the defensive end will be key to their success this season. Blaine Arsenault (5 goals, 4 assists) and Ryan Gosselin (4 G, 5 A) are the team’s leading scorers amongst returners. 

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