Newington HS hockey forward BJ Richard featured on ESPN Sportscenter

Newington/Berlin/Manchester boy’s hockey player BJ Richard’s recent exploits against New Fairfield/Immaculate in the D3 boy’s hockey playoffs have landed him on ESPN’s Sportscenter.

In the clip, Richard carries the puck up the right wing and proceeds to skate through three defenders before sending a wrist shot past New Fairfield/Immaculate goaltender Ryan Dobos.  Newington/Berlin/Manchester went on to win the game 4-2, advancing to the state semifinals at Yale’s Ingalls Rink.**

Below is a low quality capture of the video on Sportscenter:

 

Here is the original game footage:

 

** Newington/Berlin/Manchester defeated Masuk 4-1 in the semifinals and are slated to play Rockville/Bolton/Coventry/Lyman Memorial in the Division 3 boy’s hockey finals on 3/16 at Yale.