Rick, a huge New York Yankees fan, started full coverage of High School and college hockey for The Star Ledger during the winter of 1978-79. He instituted All-State Teams, Team rankings and the Coach of the Year. Rick had a High School and College hockey column with...
The New Jersey High School Ice Hockey Hall of Fame was established in 2009 to formally honor the contributions of the many outstanding players, coaches, teams and contributors to New Jersey high school ice hockey.
The Hall of Fame honors the contributions and accomplishments of these individuals who are worthy of recognition as examples for others to emulate and serves as a symbol of appreciation of the excellence, honor, and devotion displayed by these celebrated individuals.