New Canaan scores twice in 34.3 seconds to beat Greenwich in overtime

DARIEN — Gunnar Granito has delivered an endless parade of highlights for the New Canaan boys ice hockey team during the past four seasons. But with the seconds ticking away and the Rams trailing the Greenwich Cardinals in a playoff game on Tuesday, the highlights were fading and the emotions were coming to the forefront. … Read more

Darien responds to 2OT loss with dominating effort against St. Joseph in CIAC opener

DARIEN — The Darien boys ice hockey team had to wait nearly a week to get back on the ice following a heartbreaking double overtime loss to Greenwich in the FCIAC semifinals. Needless to say, it was an angry group of Blue Wave players. Darien took out its frustrations on St. Joseph, scoring five goals … Read more

Ridgefield powers past Greenwich to win third straight FCIAC tournament title

GREENWICH — Ridgefield is already a tough team to defend at even strength, but when it’s on a power play, watch out. The Tigers put on a power play execution clinic during Saturday’s FCIAC boys hockey tournament final against Greenwich and in the process kept their streaks of superiority alive. Scoring five power play goals, … Read more

No. 1 New Canaan blanks Suffield to reach CHSGHA state quarterfinals

No matter what the game plan may be for a girls ice hockey team on a given night, there’s one simple fact: As long as you keep the pressure in the other team’s zone, you’re not going to lose many games. Or, as New Canaan head coach Rich Bulan puts it: “You aren’t going to … Read more

Ridgefield Routs Greenwich For Third Straight Conference Title

GREENWICH — Ridgefield proved how dangerous it can be when given opportunities. The Tigers scored five of their eight goals off the power play, including three during a three-minute stretch in the second period, and they stifled the Greenwich attack in locking up a decisive 8-1 victory over the Cardinals in the FCIAC boys hockey … Read more

Kreppein, defense lead Darien into CHSGHA state semifinals

DARIEN — The Darien girls ice hockey team had to feel like history was repeating itself. The Wave was leading 2-0 in its state quarterfinal game when Greenwich sophomore Emiri Fukuchi scored with 2:58 remaining to put the Cardinals back in it. The moment brought back memories of last week’s FCIAC semifinals, when Greenwich erased … Read more

FCIAC boys ice hockey final to be streamed by FairfieldLive; tickets sold out

The FCIAC boys ice hockey championship game between the No. 6 Greenwich Cardinals and No. 1 Ridgefield Tigers will be streamed by FairfieldLive. The game will begin at 6 p.m., Saturday, at Dorothy Hamill Skating Rink in Greenwich. To visit FairfieldLive, go to the home page of FCIAC.net and click on the LocalLive logo near … Read more

Purchase tickets online for the FCIAC boys ice hockey final

There are 600 tickets available for the FCIAC Boys Ice Hockey Final between No. 1 Ridgefield (21-0) and No. 6 Greenwich (11-9-1), which will be held at 6 p.m., Saturday, at Dorothy Hamill Rink in Greenwich. Tickets should be purchased in advance at eventbrite.com. Tickets are $10 each. Click  here for the FCIAC link on eventbrite … Read more

No. 1 Ridgefield cruises past Westhill/Stamford into FCIAC final

RIDGEFIELD — Call it a portent, an omen, or a harbinger … any of those will suffice. When Ridgefield’s Nick Cullinan scored just 35 seconds into Wednesday afternoon’s FCIAC boys hockey semifinal, it was a sign for the Westhill/Stamford co-op team. A sign of major trouble ahead. Unbeaten Ridgefield registered five goals unanswered goals in … Read more

Graves’ goal in double OT leads Greenwich past Darien and into the FCIAC finals

DARIEN — When Greenwich’s Charlie Graves scored in double overtime to give the Cardinals a dramatic 2-1 double-overtime win in the FCIAC boys hockey semifinals on Wednesday, there was no one happier than Charlie Zolin. After making 46 saves, the Greenwich freshman goalie was exhausted. “I was really thankful, because I don’t think I could’ve … Read more