Here's Alex Carpenter. She's 16 and hails from North Reading. The numbers say she's the best that Massachusetts hockey has seen. Ever.
Seem familiar? That's because 30 years ago, the same thing was said of Bobby Carpenter, Alex's dad, when he graced the cover of Sports Illustrated. It's in his honor that we've replicated S.I.'s cover for this winter's all-scholastics section.