Mettler’s goal in 2OT gives No. 3 New Canaan win over No. 7 Ridgefield in FCIAC semis

DARIEN — The FCIAC will be crowning a new boys ice hockey champion this year. New Canaan freshman Shane Mettler scored off a pass from sophomore Nick Megdanis five minutes into double overtime as the Rams knocked off three-time defending conference champion Ridgefield, 3-2, Wednesday night at the Darien Ice House. The victory puts top-seeded … Read more

Schofield saves help send No. 1 Darien to FCIAC final, beat No. 5 Greenwich 2-1

GREENWICH — Taking over for one of the state’s best goalies on one of the state’s best teams, Chris Schofield had big skates to fill as a Darien sophomore. He stopped 26 Greenwich shots, made one more big stop on a Cardinals power play in the last couple of minutes of Wednesday’s FCIAC semifinal, and … Read more

Schofield Shines In Goal, Leading Darien To 2-1 Semifinal Win Over Greenwich

GREENWICH — Chris Schofield, the Darien hockey team’s sophomore goaltender, has spent his first season as a starter honing his skills for games like tonight. Facing Greenwich in the semifinals of the FCIAC Tournament, Schofield was under constant pressure throughout the first period yet never let a puck get behind him. That set the tone … Read more

Girls Hockey Notebook: FCIAC champ Darien sets sights on state crown

The wide smiles on the faces of the Darien girls ice hockey players after they won their latest championship delivered a clear message: This one was special. Darien scored two early goals and then held off a couple of comeback attempts to beat rival New Canaan, 4-2, for the FCIAC championship Saturday at the Darien … Read more

2019-20 All-FCIAC Girls Ice Hockey Awards

First Team Forwards Nelle Kniffin, Jr., Darien Kaleigh Harden, Soph., New Canaan Quincy Connell, Sr., New Canaan Devon Cavaliere, Soph., Trumbull/St.Joseph Meghan Lane, Sr., Wilton/Norwalk Meadow Gilchrist, Soph., Stamford/Westhill/Staples Defensemen Catherine Martin, Jr., Darien Cate Droogan, Sr., Darien Katie Piotrzkowski , Sr., Greenwich McKenna Harden, Jr., New Canaan Sydney Orszulak, Sr., Greenwich Goalies Blythe Novick, … Read more

Darien skates past New Canaan for first FCIAC girls hockey crown since 2016

DARIEN — Kit Arrix and the four senior co-captains on the Darien girls ice hockey team have been crowned state champions multiple times during the past few seasons. One achievement that has eluded them during that span however, has been an FCIAC title. That is, until Saturday. Darien scored a pair of goals early in … Read more

FCIAC Super Saturday Tournament Schedule, Scoreboard

It’ll be a super Saturday for FCIAC teams as the conference crowns its girls ice hockey champion, and also opens its boys basketball and ice hockey tournaments today. FCIAC Boys Basketball Quarterfinals All games at Fairfield-Warde No. 3 Warde 51, No. 6 Staples 44 No. 2 Trinity Catholic 53, No. 7 Wilton 50 No. 4 … Read more

Tournament field set for FCIAC boys ice hockey; New Canaan is top seed

The field is set for the 2020 FCIAC Boys Ice Hockey Tournament, which gets underway with two playdown games on Saturday, Feb. 29. Here’s the complete tournament schedule. FCIAC Playdowns – Saturday, Feb. 29 No. 6 Fairfield vs. No. 3 Darien at Darien Ice House, 6 p.m. No. 5 Westhill/Stamford at No. 4 Ridgefield at … Read more

Colleen Cassidy’s second-period goal lifted Darien past Greenwich in FCIAC girls hockey semis

DARIEN — The 2019 FCIAC Girls Hockey Tournament semifinals saw Greenwich rally from a late, two-goal deficit on its way to defeating Darien in overtime, but the Blue Wave returned the favor when they met the Cardinals Wednesday night with another berth in the conference finals at stake. This time Darien held on to its … Read more

New Canaan blanks Fairfield to reach third straight FCIAC girls hockey final

DARIEN — The New Canaan girls ice hockey team has been faced with numerous obstacles this season, including injuries and illnesses which have led to an ever-changing lineup since Game 1 in December. Now, the Rams are healthy, and they’re back in a familiar spot. New Canaan advanced to the FCIAC final for the third … Read more