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Pain, puzzlement over hockey player’s death

Matthew McCarthy, 17, had passed a preseason physical. Matthew McCarthy, 17, had passed a preseason physical.
By Milton Valencia and Kay Lazar
Globe Staff / December 31, 2009

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Matthew McCarthy was from a family of hockey players. He had played since age 6, and the burly senior defenseman was named captain of the Pentucket Regional High School team, a young leader. (Full article: 975 words)

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