One the very best junior hockey programs in New England is based out of Springfield MA. The Springfield Junior Falcons year after year put a great product on the ice, send tons of kids to college on scholarships and even have some NHL’ers as alumni. The program is so highly regarded former NHL players have had their sons play for the team.
In the top photo New England Junior Falcons Justin Smith (17) deflects a shot onto Boston Junior Bruins goalie Mike Reilly (1) as defenseman Ryan Criscuolo (22) looks on at the Olympia Ice Center in West Springfield MA. on October 28, 2006.
New England Junior Falcons goalie Steve Parry (35) makes a kick save against the Junior Bruins at the Olympia Ice Center in West Springfield MA.
The Junior Bruins won in OT, 4-3.