New York High School hockey wrapped up over the weekend, with Suffern High School winning the Division 1 State Championship and Pelham Memorial High School taking home the Division 2 State Championship. Canisius hosted the semi-finals and finals at the Harbor Center in Buffalo.
Suffern defeated West Genesse, 5-2, while Pelham defeated Starpoint, 7-6, in a hectic overtime thriller. Both champions hail from New York State’s Section 1, which covers the span of the Hudson Valley, including Rockland County, Dutchess County, Putnam Valley, and Westchester County.
There were some awe-inspiring season performances by players in New York State this year, and many schools and state records were broken by players and coaches alike. Today, New York Hockey Journal covers some of the best performances and storylines from ’21-’22 high school season.