HOCKEY: RBC’S HOEY NOTCHES 100TH POINT

Former New Jersey Devils great Jim Dowd was back coaching Manasquan/Point Pleasant Beach at Red Bank Armory Monday, but Red Bank Catholic’s Evan Hoey had five goals and picked up his 100th career point in RBC’s 10-0 win. Hoey is up for an SSZ Game Puck for his performance last week.  You can vote for Evan HERE – the polls will stay open until Tuesday at 4 p.m. Shore Sports Zone has the video highlights.

HOCKEY: RFF TOPS PPB/SQUAN AS DOWD SITS

Brendan Ban had four goals and three assists to lead Rumson-Fair Haven to an 11-3 win over Point Pleasant Beach/Manasquan at the Red Bank Armory Monday. Rob Garavante added a hat trick for RFH, who raced out to a 6-0 lead and led 7-1 at the end of two periods. Shore Sports Zone has the video highlights.

Point Pleasant Beach/Manasquan did not have head coach Jim Dowd behind the bench in the game. News 12 New Jersey reported that the former New Jersey Devils great is facing an allegations that he kicked a player in the back during last Wednesday’s game against Red Bank Regional at Jersey Shore Sports Arena. 

ALL-STARS BODY-CHECK HUNGER

The Monmouth All-Stars beat Ocean 8-5 in a fundraiser for the Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties at the Red Bank Armory Sunday. (Photos by Stacie Fanelli. Click to enlarge)

By STACIE FANELLI AND DANIELLE TEPPER

One night each summer, Red Bank plays host to a wall of noise at the Red Bank Armory: 42 hockey players from high schools up and down the shore, their friends, family and die-hard fans – all in the name of charity.

Jim Dowd, a “born and raised hockey player” and retired member of the Stanley Cup champion  New Jersey Devils, is the founder of the Shoot for the Stars Foundation, which has been running the charity game, a showdown between Monmouth and Ocean counties’ best high school players, for 15 years.

Approximately 500 action-thirsty supporters came out Sunday evening to watch “All-Star” competitors from 20 different high schools, including Red Bank Regional, Red Bank Catholic and Rumson-Fair Haven.

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