Unbeaten No. 1 Ridgefield takes hits, makes plays, tops No. 3 Fairfield Prep

RIDGEFIELD — Hunched over going off the ice after the second period, down awhile after scoring the game-winner in Ridgefield’s 2-1 win Wednesday night over Fairfield Prep: Will Forrest still said he was fine afterward. “Take a hit to make a play,” he said after scoring two goals at the Winter Garden to keep the … Read more

Goalie Jeff Reda happy with Trinity Catholic hockey

STAMFORD—The Trinity Catholic High School boys ice hockey program has faced a number of obstacles as the Crusaders maintain their membership in the FCIAC. The good news is one issue has been solved this 2018-19 season. Trinity Catholic has a goalie. For now and the foreseeable future. Sophomore Jeff Reda has a monopoly on the … Read more

FCIAC boys and girls ice hockey playoff races come into focus

The playoff picture has gotten more into focus regarding which six teams will partake in the 2018-19 FCIAC boys ice hockey tournament which takes place from Feb. 23-March 2, while the four-team field is already set for the FCIAC girls ice hockey tournament which commences Feb. 20. Ridgefield’s undefeated boys team, which is 9-0-0 in … Read more

The GameTimeCT Top 10 Boys Hockey Poll: Unbeaten Ridgefield remains at No. 1

Xavier earned just enough votes to make another return to the Top 10 thanks to a 1-1 tie with defending Rhode Island champion LaSalle Academy last week. The Falcons moved in — by one point — at the No. 10 spot while knocking out Guilford, which climbed as high as No. 8 as of last … Read more

New Canaan girls hockey blanks Fairfield in possible playoff preview

The New Canaan girls ice hockey team is just two weeks away from postseason play and, in a possible playoff preview, delivered a 4-0 win over the Fairfield co-op Wednesday night at the Wonderland of Ice. Senior co-captain Jess Eccleston scored twice in the final two minutes of the first period and Quincy Connell and … Read more

Granito scores four goals as No. 7 New Canaan routs Greenwich

DARIEN — There’s been a Granito suiting up for New Canaan’s boys hockey teams for more than 10 years. When it came time for Gunnar, the youngest of five siblings, to skate in his final senior night game on Monday, he made sure to put on a show. Granito collected four goals and an assist, … Read more

The 2018-19 FCIAC Winter Tournament Schedule

FCIAC Girls Basketball Tournament Saturday, Feb. 16 – Quarterfinals at Ludlowe HS No. 3 Trinity 57, No. 6 Ludlowe 50 No. 7 Ridgefield 41, No. 2 Trumbull 40 No. 4 Danbury 50, No. 5 Staples 41 No. 1 Norwalk 59, No. 8 Stamford 29 Tuesday, Feb. 19 – Semifinals At Trumbull HS No. 1 Norwalk vs. No. … Read more

No. 2 Darien rallies to edge No. 7 New Canaan in OT

DARIEN — It’s a thrill a minute whenever the New Canaan and Darien boys ice hockey teams clash. Just ask Darien senior Blake Swiggett, who made the most of his first game against the rival Rams. Swiggett took a pass from junior Bennett McDermott and scored low inside the right pipe with 1:15 remaining in … Read more

Fairfield’s Will Capalbo posts shutout in final game before donating bone marrow to brother Charlie

FAIRFIELD — By his own admission, Will Capalbo is reserved by modern day high school standards. Even so, the Fairfield Ludlowe senior found himself having a moment in late January. Capalbo’s spent much of the winter shuttling back-and-forth to the Dana Farber Institute in Boston as he prepares to undergo a bone marrow transplant to help … Read more