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February 25, 2013

The Second Season begins Hockey teams dream of postseason glory after finding out their playoff seedings, matchups


A potential semifinal matchup with their arch rivals from Marblehead could await if Swampscott gets past its first round game. “We’re strictly focused on getting that first win,” said Faia. “If we do and Marblehead’s up next, we’ll deal with it when the time comes.”



This marks the 14th time in the 23-year history of the Super 8 state hockey tournament that St. John's Prep has been selected, but the first time the Eagles have been the No. 1 seed. Here are the spots that St. John's have been seeded in the Super 8 and in what years: No. 1 seed: 2013 No. 2 seed: 1991, 1994, 2007, 2011 No. 3 seed: 2008, 2011 No. 4 seed: 1992 No. 5 seed: 1999 No. 6 seed: 2004 No. 7 seed: None No. 8 seed: 1998 No. 9 seed: None No. 10 seed: 2003*, 2005, 2006* * â€" The Prep lost the play-in game and fell back into the Division 1 North state tournament.

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