Five FCIAC boys hockey players named to CHSCA Div. I All-State first team

Five players from the FCIAC were among the 14 players statewide who were selected to the Division I First Team when the six 2020-21 CHSCA All-State Boys Hockey Teams were released on March 30. The Connecticut High School Coaches Association selected an all-state first team and all-state second team for Division I, Division II and … Read more

Jack Johnson, New Canaan topple Greenwich, repeat as FCIAC champs

GREENWICH — Every kid who plays ice hockey dreams of delivering a big performance in a championship setting. For New Canaan senior Jack Johnson, that dream became a reality on Saturday. Johnson scored a hat trick and took MVP honors to lead the fourth-seeded Rams to their second consecutive FCIAC boys ice hockey championship with a … Read more

New Canaan stuns Darien in OT, advances to FCIAC boys hockey final

DARIEN — It seems that playoff time is New Canaan’s time. Jack Johnson scored off a pass from Boden Gammill 6:17 into overtime as the fourth-seeded Rams knocked off No. 1 Darien 2-1 in the FCIAC boys ice hockey semifinals Thursday at the Darien Ice House. New Canaan (7-6-1), which defeated the Blue Wave 4-3 for … Read more

Mathews’ Overtime Goal Leads Cards Past Fairfield And Into FCIAC Final

BRIDGEPORT — Advancing to the championship game of the FCIAC Division I Boys Ice Hockey tournament required Greenwich to defeat second-seeded Fairfield Co-Op for the third time in less than one week, a difficult task to say the least. It’s tough to beat a team three times in one season, let alone six days, but … Read more

Fairfield moves up as FCIAC puts five teams in boys hockey Top 10

The FCIAC is represented with five teams ranked among the top eight in the most recent GameTimeCT Top 10 Boys Hockey Poll which was released March 3. Fairfield Prep remains No. 1, the undefeated Fairfield Warde/Ludlowe co-op program is the highest-ranked FCIAC team at No. 3 while Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan and Ridgefield are the … Read more

Erickson led No. 4 Darien beats No. 7 Ridgefield to get back into the win column

RIDGEFIELD — After tying New Canaan last week, Darien senior captain Sam Erickson wasn’t happy. He said the team needed to play more physical and come out faster the next time it took the ice. On Wednesday afternoon, sparked by Erickson’s first-period goal, the No. 4 Blue Wave did just that, shutting out No. 7 Ridgefield … Read more

Zolin Brothers Help Carry Greenwich To 1-0 Win Over New Canaan

GREENWICH — Last season saw the Greenwich and New Canaan boys hockey teams duel in two one-goal games. with the Rams winning both matchups, but tonight the Cardinals got a close contest to go their way, courtesy of the Zolin brothers. Charlie Zolin took care of business in the Cardinals’ zone, while his twin brother … Read more

No. 4 Darien looking to get going after slow start to season

DARIEN – With an extra attacker, Darien senior defenseman Matt Stein took a shot from the point. The shot was deflected in, tying the game against New Canaan on Wednesday night. Stein’s goal with 51.4 seconds left forced overtime and after a scoreless extra period the teams skated to a 4-4 tie. The tie prevented the … Read more

Erickson, No. 4 Darien rally to tie No. 2 New Canaan

DARIEN — The Darien boys ice hockey team was undermanned, on a two-game losing skid, and facing a three-goal deficit against its rival. For Sam Erickson, it was time to answer the bell. Erickson ripped off a shot to the far top corner for a power play goal in the second period, and jump-started the … Read more

Ahern’s OT goal seals No. 3 Notre Dame-West Haven’s win over No. 2 Darien

DARIEN — Ryan Ahern said he could hear his coach telling him to get off the ice, but he could also see teammate John D’Errico with the puck near the boards on the opposite side. It was time for a split-second decision. “(D’Errico) made eye contact with me,” Ahern said. “I saw the puck come … Read more