HockomockSports.com has posted their listing of awards for Boys Hockey for the Winter 2021-2022 season. We shared the FHS selections and provide the link to the full listing.
Dylan Marchand = 2022 HockomockSports.com Boys Hockey Player of the Year
Franklin senior Dylan Marchand has been named the 2022 HockomockSports.com Boys Hockey Player of the Year after a terrific season that saw the Panthers win the Kelley-Rex division title for the 11th straight year.
Marchand had a terrific year on the ice for the Panthers and was the most dynamic forward in the Hockomock League this year. He was also selected as the Hockomock League MVP. Two seasons ago, Marchand was named the HockomockSports.com Underclassman of the Year as a sophomore.
Going up against some of the top teams in the state, Marchand was Franklin’s go-to option in the offensive zone. He scored 12 goals and was second in the league with 17 assists for a total of 29 points during the regular season. The Panthers played a handful of teams in the top 15 of Division 1 including Natick, Reading, Hingham, Belmont, Reading, and Catholic Memorial, as well as eventual D1 State Champions. Marchand had a goal as the Panthers lost by just one.
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Cole Pouliot-Porter – Franklin – Goalie
Franklin sophomore Cole Pouliot-Porter took over in net for the Panthers this season and looked like a veteran from the start, helping the program clinch yet another Kelley-Rex title. Not only was Pouliot-Porter successful in league play, but he also had strong performances against some of the best teams in the state. He finished the regular season with 459 saves in 18.2 games played, posting a 2.62 goals against average with a 0.910% save percentage. “What can I say, he was our heart and our backbone all season,” said Franklin head coach Anthony Sarno. “This kid is just amazing and only 15 years old. To me and our squad, we consider him the best in the state! I can’t say enough about Cole, such a great person off the ice and in the classroom as well. A pleasure to have on our team.”
Dylan Marchand – Franklin – Forward
Franklin senior Dylan Marchand had a dominant season on the ice for the Kelley-Rex division champion Panthers. A speedy, skilled forward, Marchand was a handful for opposing defenses to deal with. He was among the top scorers in the league with 12 goals and was a catalyst in setting up the Panther offense, finishing with 17 assists in the regular season. “Dylan is a player with great speed that has the ability to change a game in an instant,” said Franklin head coach Anthony Sarno. “I call him the Energizer Bunny, as he never stops…great kid and a pleasure to have. He is going to be missed.”
Jack MacKinnon – Franklin – Defense
Franklin senior Jack MacKinnon had a great comeback season, captaining the Panthers to their 11th straight Kelley-Rex division title and a trip to the Division 1 state tournament. Still battling through an injury, MacKinnon is a smart defenseman that reads the ice very well. He can jump into the offense too and does a nice job moving the puck around in the offensive zone. “He gave us everything he could once he was cleared,” Franklin coach Anthony Sarno said. “I cannot say enough great things about Jack. He is just an amazing young man and elite in the classroom as well, a National Homer Society member and highly respected by his peers for all he brings to the table. He works extremely hard to improve himself each and every day and has a very bright future shared. He will be missed.”
Christian Shabbick – Franklin – Forward
Franklin senior Christian Shabbick had a standout season on the ice at forward for the Kelley-Rex division-winning Panthers. Noted as one of the most improved players on the squad, Shabbick gave Franklin much-needed depth in its attack as the Panthers battled some of the top teams in the state. He finished the regular season with 12 goals and 12 assists, including two goals against eventual state champs St. John’s Prep. “Christian Shabbick has been my most improved and hardest working player day in and day out,” said Franklin head coach Anthony Sarno. “He works so hard and has a great skill set and he put that on display for everyone to witness this season. He is a great teammate as well. He deserved to be an All Star as he represents what an All Star should be!”
Cole Pouliot-Porter – Franklin – Goalie
Franklin sophomore Cole Pouliot-Porter looked like a seasoned veteran more than a first-year starter, helping the Panthers clinch another Kelley-Rex division title. Playing against some of the best teams and offenses in the state, Pouliot-Porter turned in strong performance after strong performance, giving Franklin a chance in those contests. He finished the regular season with 459 saves in 18.2 games played, posting a 2.62 goals against average with a 0.910% save percentage. “Everywhere we go and teams we play, they always comment about how mature and incredible skilled Cole is, especially for his young age,” said Franklin head coach Anthony Sarno. “Looking forward to seeing him between the pipe next season as he grows and matures even more.”
Logan Marchand – Franklin – Defense
Franklin sophomore Logan Marchand battled through injury all season but still was a big contributor for the Kelley-Rex division champs. Despite playing against some of the best offenses the state has to offer, Marchand was a rock in the defensive zone for the Panthers. He finished the regular season with three goals and added eight assists for 11 points. “Logan Marchand is as tough of a defenseman as you will find for a sophomore,” said Franklin head coach Anthony Sarno. “He has size strength and the ability to transition to offense pretty quick. He is such a good teammate and a great person, any coach would love to have him. I can’t wait to see him with two good strong knees next season as he will be a dominating force on the blue line again!”
Ben Paterson – Franklin – Forward
Franklin sophomore broke into the lineup for the Panthers and became an instant contributor, helping the Kelley-Rex division champs establish a deep and talented forward group needed to compete with their loaded schedule. He finished the regular season tied for second on the team in points, scoring 10 goals along with 14 assists to tie teammate Christian Shabbick with 24 points (seventh-most in the league). “Ben Paterson came in as a sophomore with a good skill set and displayed that every practice and game,” said Franklin head coach Anthony Sarno. “He was our second-leading scorer in point on the point and was counted on in special teams play and performed well. His ability to see the ice and get to stops is nice to see for a sophomore. I can’t wait to see him as he grows and matures as a player.”
For the complete listing of Boys Hockey awards
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