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VBBIH vs. Winchendon School: CA 4; Winchendon 2

Cushing Academy – 4
Winchendon School – 2
 
 
The Cushing Varsity B Boys’ Hockey team traveled to cross-town rival Winchendon School for the last game prior to the holiday break. Despite missing 6 players due to holiday travel, the boys came away with a 4-2 win over the Wapitis in dominate fashion.
 
The Penguins held a 4-0 lead after two periods on goals by Charlie McFadden, Frank Viacek, Chase Davis, and John Lessard. The Wapitis put a couple goals past Penguin goaltender Ben Speyer in the third period to bring the final score to 4-2. Speyer stood tall in net by making 27 saves, including a penalty shot when the score was only 2-0. The penalty shot save by Speyer was a game-changing save and killed any momentum Winchendon was building up.
 
In other game news, Nick White was fantastic playing forward chipping in 2 assists while JV call-ups Will Lessard and Trent Madigan made their Varsity B debuts in the win! The boys head into the holiday break with a 3-1-1 record and are excited to get back on the ice when they return in January. 
 
The team will return to action on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 with a home match-up against Top Gun at 7:00pm. This game will close out the 10th Annual Pink-the-Rink fundraiser where all proceeds will be donated to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. There will be raffles, merchandise sales, and great hockey for a great cause.
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Cushing Academy

39 School Street
Ashburnham, Massachusetts 01430
978-827-7000
admissions@cushing.org

Cushing Academy

Cushing Academy exists for students and develops curious, creative, and confident learners and leaders. Founded in 1865, Cushing is a co-ed, college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12 and PG. Our students, who come from over 30 states and 30 countries, excel in our outstanding academic, art, and athletic offerings. We welcome you to visit our community and beautiful 162-acre campus in Ashburnham, Mass., just one hour from Boston, to experience all that Cushing has to offer.

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