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Boston Jr Rangers
Boston Jr Rangers
City Tewksbury, Massachusetts
League Eastern Hockey League-Premier
Founded 1995
Home arena Breakaway Ice Center
Owner(s) Mike Sorabella
Head coach Rich DeCaprio

Website
Rangers website
Franchise history
2004-2012 Boston Bulldogs
2012-present Boston Jr Rangers
The Boston Jr Ranger Hockey Club is a a Tier III Junior A ice hockey organization playing in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. The team plays in the Eastern Hockey League, a Tier III Junior A league.

The initial founder and owner Mike Addesa is a former NCAA Division I ice hockey head coach at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.[1] Mr. Addesa founded the team as the Boston Bulldogs playing out of Salem, Mass. At the end of the 2011-12 season the franchise was sold and relocated to become the Boston Jr Rangers.

The organization also operates a team in the EHL-Elite Division and numerous youth division teams. The Elite Division team was formerly in the Metropolitan Junior Hockey League (MetJHL) and won the league championship in the 2014–15 season, its last season in the league.

Boston Bulldogs Junior Hockey Club Logo

Seasonal RecordsEdit

Season GP W L OL SL PTS GF GA Finish Playoffs
Atlantic Junior Hockey League
2012-13 44 22 9 11 55 135 105 5th of 12Lost quarter-final, ?-? (Knights)
Eastern Hockey League
2013-14 44 18 21 5 55 120 149 4th of 5 North Div.
12th of 17 EHL
Lost Round 1, 0-2 (Bobcats)
2014-15 44 18 22 1 3 40 122 128 4th of 5 Boston Div.
13th of 19 EHL
Lost Round 1, 0-2 (Oilers)
2015–16 (Premier) 41 18 19 4 40 124 124 5th of 9, North Conf.
12th of 18, EHL-Premier
Lost First Round, 0-2 vs. Walpole Express
2015-16 (Elite) 42 32 7 - 3 216 105 67 2nd of 8 Elite Won Round Robin Pool B 3-0-0
Won Final 2-0 (Boston Jr. Bruins)
2016–17 (Premier) 48 28 17 - 3 140 135 59 2nd BostonWon First Round, 2-1 Vermont Lumberjacks Lost quarterfinals 0-2 vs. New Jersey Rockets
2016–17 (Elite) 42 22 15 - 5 149 122 49 6th NorthernWon First Round, 3-2 (so) vs. Boston Bandits Won Round Robin Pool  2-1-0
Lost Final 2-0 (Philadelphia Revolution)
2017-18 (EHL) 50 38 11 5 - 197 114 77 1st BostonWon Conf Semifinal 2-0 vs. Walpole Express Won Frozen Finals Round Robin Pool 0-2-1 (Eliminated)
2017-18 (EHL-P) 44 37 4 3 - 216 80 77 1st North

Won Conf Semifinal 7-2 vs. New England Wolves Won Conf Final 2g-1 (Vermont Lumberjacks) Won Final 4-3 (Philadelphia Junior Flyers) Won Championship

2018-19 (EHL) 46 27 15 4 - 170 115 58 3rd NorthW, Conf QF 2G-0 (Seahawks) L, Conf SF 0g-2 (New Hampshire Avalanche)
2018-19 (EHL-P) 42 34 4 4 - 244 91 72 1st NorthWon Conf Semifinal 2g-1 (Vermont Lumberjacks)
Lost Conf Final 2g-0 (New England Wolves)
2019-20 (EHL) 46 39 5 2 - 208 104 80 1st New EnglandPlayoffs cancelled prior to start of conference semifinals
2019-20 (EHL-P) 42 34 6 2 - 260 105 70 1st NerthPlayoffs cancelled prior to start of conference semifinals

Notable alumniEdit

The Rangers/Bulldogs have produced a number of alumni playing in higher levels of junior hockey, NCAA Division I, Division III, and ACHA college programs.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.collegehockeynews.com/reports/coachHistory.php?cid=2005
  2. http://www.bostonjuniorbulldogs.com/team/alumni

External linksEdit

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