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Townie Hockey: An Embarrassment of Riches

A rundown of Townie hockey careers.

Less than a month ago, Charlestown to the National Hockey League—with one going just across 93 to play for the Bruins.

Back in April, helpful reader Kevin Kelly sent in these stats, describing the town's embarrassment of riches when it comes to hockey.

Check the list. That's a lot of Townie hockey careers.

NHL Stats:

NAME TEAM G   A  PTS *Keith Yandle PHX (2-time All Star) 42 143 185 Mike Fidler CLE, MIN, HART (271 games) 84 97 181 Jack O'Callahan CHI, NJ (389 games) 27 104 131 *Jimmy Hayes CHI 5 4 9 Jim Vesey STL, BOS (15 games) 1 2 3 Paul O'Neil VAN (6 games) 0 0 0 Billy Whelton WIN (2 games) 0 0 0

Other Leagues:

NAME LEAGUE G   A  PTS Paul O’Neil WHL, PHL, AHL, ACHL 338 350 688 Jim Vesey IHL, AHL 200 217 417 Mike Powers IHL 129 162 291 *Ray Ortiz CHL, ECHL, SPHL 72 108 180 Jack O’Callahan AHL, Olympic Team 33 112 145 Keith Yandle AHL, QMJHL 32 100 132 Billy Nolan ECHL 54 75 129 *Dan McGoff ECHL, CHL, Holland 27 86 113 Joe Fidler AHL, PHL, France 47 57 104 Mark Fidler ACHL 45 53 98 Mike Fidler CHL, AHL 38 41 79 Ed Considine QMJHL, ACHL, IHL 12 55 67 *Jimmy Hayes NAHL, USHL, AHL 19 43 62 Bill Whelton CHL, AHL 10 51 61 Paul Wilkins NEJHL, NEHL, EHL 25 26 51 Michael Dobie NEJHL 24 21 45 Brian Yandle ECHL, AHL 11 34 45 Richie Hart AHL, IHL, NAHL, PHL 6 24 30 Billy Cotter AHL, ACHL 7 8 15 Dan Considine OJHL 3 9 12 Sean Farley BHL 3 1 4 Jack Wilkins CAHL NSA Bob Reardon CAHL NSA Steve Cedorchuk NEHL NSA

College Stats:

NAME COLLGE G A PTS #Jimmy Vesey Merrimac 110 134 244 Mark Fidler BU 77 101 178 Tom Cullity Penn/Vermont 84 77 161 Bob Reardon BC 57 76 133 #Jack O’Callahan BU 18 102 120 Mike Anthony Connecticut 49 55 104 Kevin McGonagle Wesleyan 44 58 102 Brian Yandle New Hampshire 31 68 99 #Mike Fidler BU 46 48 94 Tommy DeRosa St. A’s/Tufts 41 51 92 Joe Fidler BC/Northeastern 38 51 89 Billy Cotter BU 30 54 84 #Jimmy Hayes BC 42 39 81 Mike Powers BC 29 37 66 Billy Nolan BC 25 32 57 Richie Hart BC 12 43 55 #Paul O’Neil BU 35 19 54 Alexa Hingston St. Anslem 20 32 52 Brittany Murphy Connecticut 23 25 48 #Bill Whelton BU 10 37 47 Ray Ortiz Northeastern 18 24 42 Kendall Junta St. Anslem 15 26 41 Shane Coleman Fitchburg St. 13 28 41 *#Kevin Hayes BC 10 29 39 Kasey Cedorchuk St. A’s/Northeastern 9 29 38 Sean Farley BC 15 22 37 John Murphy Tufts 16 20 36 Steve Cedorchuk BC 6 19 25 Paul Wilkins Northeastern 10 14 24 Ralph Goodwin Merrimac 7 17 24 Ed Reardon BC 8 13 21 Jim Mahoney New England College 2 13 15 Bud Yandle BC 3 11 14 Mike Devlin Northeastern 2 10 12 *John Humphrey Southern NH 8 4 12 Dan McGoff BU 5 5 10 *Mike Settipani Southern NH 1 4 5 Bob Nigro St. Anslem 1 3 4 *John Caldwell Harvard 0 1 1

* Still active
# NHL draft pick

There are no statistics available on-line for Michael Quinn (Holy Cross); Charlie McCarthy and Rod O’Connor (BC); Joe O’Neil and John Ryle (St. Anslem); Bobby Harty and Bobby Gould (Norwich); Sean Sullivan (Stonehill); Tom O’Neil (Suffolk); Matt O’Neil (Amherst); Mark Chardavoyne (Bowdoin); Joe Craven (Massachusetts Maritime); Tim Hamano (Bates); John Whelan (Williams); Chuck Hayes (Lowell); Mike O’Callahan (Babson); Tim O’Connell (Merrimac); Richie O’Neil and Allen Jarasitis (BU); Jim Hingston and Mike O’Donnell (North Adams State); Dan Campbell, Billy Tryder, Jack Woods and Paul Anthony (Salem State); Sean Darragh (Army); Ken Guittar (Westfield St.); Joseph Campbell, Jim Godding, Bob Cuneo and Richie Craven (Boston State); John Tibbetts and Jim Tibbetts (Providence); Jason Smith (Fitchburg State); and Jack Kelly (Dartmouth).  

Kevin Kelly July 20, 2012 at 09:40 PM
I also added Michelle Kane's 15 goals and 14 assists at N. E. College to the archives. If anyone knows of other "Townie" hockey players, please let me know and I'll try and add their stats as well. Thanks Julie.
The Workingman July 21, 2012 at 11:45 AM
Dont forget Aaron Titcomb Second leading goal scorer as a defense man at Brewster Academy attending Salisbury CT this winter playing now for another List maker Brian Yandle on Pro Evolution ... Games going on now if you need your hockey fix for 10 bucks watch some great talented kids from New England and Canada in the Chowder Cup ..http://www.proamhockey.com/schedule-s12690 Pro evolution ( http://www.proevolutionhockey.com/ ) plays today at Noon then Sunday The playoffs and Championships
The Workingman July 24, 2012 at 04:37 PM
Jack O'Callahan of Charlestown & 1980 'Miracle on Ice' team turns 55 today! Happy Birthday! Jack #Townies
Jack OC September 18, 2012 at 04:08 PM
Belated thanks on the Happy Birthday... 55... wow.. Quite a list and a lot of goals from 1 square mile... Jack OC

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