BY THE NUMBERS
141: Career points by Beverly’s Connor Irving (50 goals, 91 assists); he’s 32 away from setting a new all-time Beverly High record.
124: Career points by his cousin, Andrew Irving (47 goals, 77 assists). Even more impressive: he played defense for the first 2 1/2 of his 4-year varsity career.
114: Career points by Danvers senior Joe Strangie (54 goals, 60 assists), making him the 14th player in DHS history to reach triple digits.
101: Career points by St. John’s Prep center Brian Pinho (35 goals, 66 assists); his game-winning goal vs. Central Catholic in Game 3 of the Super 8 quarterfinals was Point No. 100.
80 and 71: Career points, respectively, for outgoing Marblehead seniors Ian Maag (32-48-80) and Ty Bates (27-44-71).
58: Career totals of Swampscott’s Nunzio Morretti, meaning he’ll need 42 more as a senior to reach elite Big Blue Century Club status.
AND FINALLY, SIX BREAKOUT STARS FOR 2013-14
Tim Kalinowski, Marblehead F
Jake Stahlman, Salem F
Devon Wall, Swampscott F
Stephen Ganley, Danvers D
Cam Smullen, Peabody D
Mitch Nekorski, Masconomet G
The Blue Line Report, a column on North Shore high school hockey, appears each week during the winter sports season in The Salem News. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 978-338-2650, and follow him on Twitter @PhilStacey_SN.