John Jay’s Mark Leprine (11) clears the puck after goalie Matt Lanza (1) made the save on a shot by Pelham’s Andrew Schauer (15) during boys hockey playoff game at the Ice Hutch in Mount Vernon Feb. 24, 2012. ( Frank Becerra Jr / The Journal News )
John Jay Indians
Head coach: Alex Smith
Assistants: Pat Chiappetta, Joe Posadas, Sam Kaplan
Home rink: Brewster Ice Arena
Last year’s record: 15-7-1
Returning letterman: 16
Captain: Frazier Bostwick F
Assistant Captains: Jack Grimm F, Thomas Blaney F, Matt Lanza G
Roster size: 22
Other players to watch: Shawn Smith F, Lucas Prestamo F, John Tobin F, Mark Leprine D, Jack Wertz D, J.J. Morowitz D, Anthony Scapperotti D.
Biggest game of the year: Every game … Brewster, Mahopac, Rye, Scarsdale, Horace Greeley.
Scouting report: “This year’s team has a good mixture of senior players and underclassmen. We are hoping to show up and battle in every game. Our defense has experience and we are fortunate to have veteran goal tending. Offensively, we have a group of hard-skating forwards with excellent leadership qualities. Our schedule is packed with high-quality opponents, so we will be motivated to work hard and compete at our highest level throughout the season.”