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March 25, 2013

2013 Salem News Boys Hockey All-Stars

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TYLER BIRD

St. John's Prep Junior

Left Wing

Finished second on the team in scoring with 13 goals and 15 assists for 28 points ... Helped Eagles win their first Catholic Conference championship since 1994 ... Already ticketed to play Division 1 college hockey at Brown University ... Assisted on the game-winning goal and later scored himself in a 4-2 Super 8 quarterfinal win over Central Catholic ... Great skater with big (6-2, 200 lbs.) frame ... First liner has 43 career points ... Andover native ... Carries 3.8 grade-point average.

CHRIS CARMAN

Swampscott Senior

Defenseman

Team captain led Big Blue to their first-ever North title and state championship game berth ... Physically imposing force (6-foot-3, 190 lbs.) in all three zones ... His 10 goals led all Swampscott D-men ... Finished the season with 23 points ... Ended his career with 20 goals, 29 assists and 49 points ... Two-time Northeastern Conference all-star ... Had three assists in win over Salem ... Has been accepted at Elon University, UMass Amherst and the University of Vermont ... Ranked 15th in senior class with 4.1 GPA.

COREY CARMODY

Swampscott Senior

Left Wing

Power personified on the left side for Swampscott, he led the team in goals (23) and points (34) ... Was also the Big Blue's leading scorer in the playoffs with 7 goals and 10 points in five contests ... Big reason why Swampscott won its first playoff game in 44 years and wound up reaching first-ever state final ... Scored a natural hat trick in the final 121 seconds of a 4-1 playoff upset over arch rival Marblehead ... Hat trick in triumph over Division 2 foe North Reading ... NEC all-star and All-Conference ... Has been accepted to eight colleges, but might choose to take a post-graduate year first.

A.J. COUTO

Danvers Senior

Left Wing

Spectacular postseason showing saw him score 10 goals and add three assists in four games ... Had back-to-back playoff hat tricks against Somerville and top-seeded Beverly ... Game-winner vs. Beverly came with just 11 seconds left as Falcons pulled 4-3 upset ... Led North Shore with 28 goals ... Top point-getter for the Falcons with 38 ... Had 40 goals and 63 points in his varsity career ... Five points scored in win over Somerville ... Had three points in a game on five different occasions this winter ... NEC all-star.

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