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Power rankings: LI/NYC hockey (12/13)

by Tom Liodice and Dylan Butler on
Tue, Dec 13, 2011 2:53 PM

Updated Tue, Dec 20, 2011 2:31 PM
Power rankings: LI/NYC hockey (12/13)

Long Beach looks on in its game against Syosset

Photo by Photo by Tom Liodice

1. Smithtown (14-0)

The Bulls were idle this past week and have already clinched a postseason spot in the Suffolk County playoffs. They’ll continue their march to stay undefeated Monday night against a Kings Park/Commack team with just one win in its past four games.

Next: Kings Park/Commack @ The Rinx (Monday, 9:40 p.m.)


2. Syosset (6-0)

Like the above top-ranked Smithtown Bulls, Syosset also had a week off of its own. Led by the dynamic scoring prowess of Corey Hoffman, the Braves will have to make sure they have their legs under them against Oceanside.

Next: Oceanside @ Bethpage Ice Rink (Friday, 9:15 p.m.)


3. Connetquot/Sayville (11-1)

With the Friars idle, the T-Birds have done enough to jump into the top three with an 11-1 thrashing of what was a surging Half Hollow Hills team.

Next: East Islip @ The Rinx (Wednesday, 9:00 p.m.)


4. St. Anthony’s (CHSHL 4-0)

The Friars stayed idle in what has been a somewhat quiet week on the Island. They are the only team in the CHSHL “A” Division with a positive GF/GA differential.

Next: St. Mary’s @ Cantiague (Thursday, 4:30 p.m.)


5. Long Beach (7-3)

The defending state champion Marines move up a spot after defeating winless Bethpage. They’ll face an interesting test on Monday when they face off with defending Liberty Division champion and undefeated Eat Williston

Next: Jericho @ Bethpage Ice Rink (Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.)


6. Monsignor Farrell (2-1-1)

The Lions were idle this week and will face a desperate Fordham Prep squad Saturday night in Coney Island.

Next: Fordham Prep @ Abe Stark Rink (Saturday, 9:00 p.m.)


7. East Williston (9-0-2)

The defending Liberty Division champions had no problem defeating Bethpage and Lynbrook last week, moving them up one spot. They’ll have a big test facing them on Monday in the form of defending state champion Long Beach.

Next: Garden City @ Bethpage Ice Rink (Tuesday, 9:15 p.m.)

8. Sachem (8-4)

The Arrows got back on the winning track wit ha 6-2 victory over Ward Melville thanks to a Chris Porcillo hat trick.

Next: West Islip @ The Rinx (Monday, 9:20 p.m.)


9. St. Joseph by the Sea (0-2-2)

After two scoreless periods, the Vikings gave up a pair of early third period goals in a 2-1 loss to Iona Prep Friday night at Abe Stark Rink

Next: Monsignor Farrell @ Staten Island Pavilion (Dec. 22, 8:00 p.m.)


10. Oceanside (7-3)

The Sailors gives the Liberty Division its second representation in the power rankings, and make its first appearance in the weekly Top 10. They were idle this week, but will face a test in Syosset on Friday.

Next: Syosset @ Bethpage Ice Rink (Friday, 9:15 p.m.)

Questions? Comments?

Contact Tom at tliodice@cablevision.com, and follow him on Twitter @MSGV_TLiodice

Contact Dylan at dbutler3@cablevision.com, and follow him on Twitter @Dylan_Butler


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