By MATTHEW CONYERS, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Hartford Courant
7:38 PM EST, December 10, 2012
Avery Boissy, Fermi/Enfield/East Granby/Stafford, Sr.: Had at least a point for the co-op in every game he played last season and should continue to be steady producer.
Ryan Carpenter, Simsbury, Sr.: Efficient and hard-working forward is one of the most unheralded players in the competitive CCC North.
Avery Clair, Glastonbury, Sr.: Set to become the latest standout player for Glastonbury thanks to his size and speed.
Jeff Demers, Windsor/Avon/Farmington, Sr.: Aggressive two-way player will be asked to lead co-op as it tries to make a run in Division II.
Chris Gionfriddo, South Windsor, Sr.: Embodies South Windsor's gritty style and will be tough to be push off the puck.
Nick Jones, South Windsor, Jr.: Scrappy player with skill is expected to make big improvements this season.
Patrick Melanson, Northwest Catholic, Sr.: Has proven himself one of the smarter forwards in the area and also one of the most prolific (60 points last season).
Brendon Quirion, Rocky Hill/Middletown/RHAM, Sr.: Could become one of the area's top scorers after getting 44 points last year (20-24).
Brendon Richard, Newington/Berlin, Sr.: Is back after strong tournament run that saw him step up with six goals and become a clutch finisher.
Kyle Whalen, Rocky Hill/Middletown/RHAM, Sr.: Great distributor with ability to find open space and make his teammates better.
Matt Urrichio, East Catholic, Sr.: Will be the leader for the Eagles as they try to rebound from a seven-win season.
Jeff Rossman, Newington/Berlin, Sr.: Offensive-minded defenseman (19 assists) was pivotal in leading co-op to Div. III title last year.
Chase Gabor, Glastonbury, Sr.: Improved greatly as last season wore on and became big-game goalie in the postseason.
Drew O'Leary, Newington/Berlin, Sr.: Had 1.46 goals-against average and .909 save percentage last year to become the co-op's anchor.
Cam Pinkham, Tri-Town, Sr.: Tri-Town coach Paul Dowe believes senior is ready to become one of the surprise stories of the season in net.
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