Junior Bruins Hockey
The Junior Bruins are an amateur hockey program based in Marlborough, MA. They have graduated more players to D-1 colleges than any midget/junior program on the east coast. Their alums have played at every Hockey East and ECAC school and colleges in other D-1 leagues. In addition, they have sent more players to the US National Team Development Program than any other on the east coast, alums that have played in the Olympics and currently in and the NHL.
Hall of Fame
Park Ridge, IL
After his BJB career, Blake went on to star at the University of Michigan for Coach Red Berenson where he put up 70 career points in four seasons and played in three Frozen Fours and serving as alternate captain before turning pro. As a pro, he has seen time for three NHL clubs including the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Dallas Stars and most recently the Calgary Flames. While with the Dallas Stars he won a Stanley Cup. A native of Park Ridge, IL.
Tim played for three seasons at the University of Maine for Sean Walsh before transferring to UMass-Amherst for his senior season. In his college career, Tim totaled 59 goals and 71 assists for 130 points in 141 games.
As a pro, Tim played for AHL clubs such as the Providence Bruins and Cincinnati Mighty Ducks and IHL clubs like the Las Vegas Thunder an Detroit Vipers before finishing his career in Europe in 2001-02.
Tim, wife Anne and kids reside in Hingham, MA. Tim owns and directs the Boston Advantage program. He is the son or Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lovell and grew up in Norwood, MA.
In Sean’s final season with the Junior Bruins, he posted a staggering line of 70-111-181 in just 72 games with 80 pims.
Sean had dozens of college scholarships to choose from but instead opted to play major junior. So, following his BJB days, Sean played in the OHL with the Detroit Jr. Red Wings for three season. In those seasons he scored 131 goals and added 132 assists in 187 games.
He then went on to play with three NHL teams, the Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Islanders and Nashville Predators, as well as playing for the following AHL teams: Kentucky Thoroughblades, Milwaukee Admirals, Kansas City Blades, Lowell Lock Monsters, Worcester Ice Cats, and the Providence Bruins.
Sean’s brother Ryan was a captain at Boston College and teammate of Bruins coach Peter Masters. Sean currently works in the financial services business in Manhattan.
Brendan’s second and final season with the Junior Bruins, he posted a 22-43-65 line with 164 pims in 48 games for Coach Ted Kelley and served as team captain.
In four seasons at Boston College, he posted 39 career points and 306 pims and served as captain his senior year. While at BC he was in the same class as Bruins coaches Chris Masters and Andy Powers, won two Hockey East Championships and two trips to the Frozen Four.
After college, he has played for the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks (AHL), Quad City Mallards (UHL), Wilkes-Barre Penguins (AHL), Syracuse Crunch (AHL), Worcester Ice Cats (AHL) and the Peoria Rivermen (AHL). While in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, where he is among the franchises record holder in games played and penalty minutes, he helped lead team to the AHL finals in his first season in 2000-01. He later went on and finished his career playing in Austria and Italy. He retired following the 2010-2011.
Brendan is the son of Jerry and Pat Buckley and grew up in Needham. Has an older brother Jerry (hockey agent) and sister Regan. Brother Jerry was a captain at Boston College and teammate of Bruins coach Peter Masters.
BAY STATE HOCKEY FOUNDATION
The Bay State Hockey Foundation’s (BSHF) mission statement is to raise money to support sled hockey for physically impaired children and veterans. We work with partners to offer free hockey to those children who are physically impaired as well as for disabled veterans. The BSHF also supports and helps fund amateur hockey players careers on the ice, academically and in the community. The aim of those that would benefit from the BSHF is to help further their hockey careers through on and off ice development.
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