The 66th Annual Beanpot Tournament took place on both Monday
February 5th and the following Monday, February 12th for the
All eyes were on Northeastern in the Championship as they
captured their first Beanpot title in 30 years, their fifth title in program
With 8 Valley Jr. Warrior alums playing in the Beanpot
tournament this year (spanning across all four teams), 3 of those players were
Huskies – Collin Murphy (defense), Austin Goldstein (forward), and
Patrick Jordan (goalie).
Murphy is a Wilmington, MA native who was with the
Warriors from 2009-2011 for his Peewee Minor and Peewee Major seasons. Austin
Goldstein out of the Saugus area also played two seasons with the Warriors
from 2011-2013 for his Bantam Major and U16 tier I seasons. Lastly, goaltender
Patrick Jordan out of Waltham, MA was with the Warriors for two seasons
from 2005-2007 for his Peewee Minor and Peewee Major seasons.
Other Valley Jr. Warrior alumns playing in this year’s
Beanpot included Boston University forward and assistant captain Bobo
Carpenter (2006-2010) and junior goaltender Max Prawdzik (2007-2014),
Boston College captain Casey Fitzgerald (2009-2013) and teammate JD
Dudek (2008-2010), and lastly Harvard University senior forward, Eddie
Northeastern defeated Boston University 5-2 in the
Championship. The Beanpot is a highly regarded tournament played between four
major college hockey schools of Boston. It is symbolic of the “Best of Boston”.
The Valley Jr. Warriors proudly supports all of its alumni as they continue the
Tradition of Training like a Warrior and going off to bigger and better things.