Darien tops Xavier in boys hockey semis, to face ND-West Haven

WEST HAVEN — The boys hockey matchup we waited forever to see is now the last game on the winter’s schedule. And when it meets No. 1 Notre Dame-West Haven on Tuesday in the CIAC Division I final, Darien will have some history to change, but if it matches the way it played the last … Read more

Notre Dame overpowers New Canaan, will face Darien in Division I finals

STAMFORD — James Mascari had a simple explanation for his two-goal performance during the first period of Notre Dame-West Haven’s Division I boys ice hockey semifinal game on Wednesday. “I was due,” Mascari said. “I hadn’t scored in a while.” Staked to a two-goal lead by the sophomore forward, the top-ranked and top-seeded Green Knights … Read more

Darien boys hockey nips NW Catholic to reach Division I semifinals

WEST HAVEN — There were several question marks concerning the Darien boys ice hockey team when the 2021-22 season got underway. With senior Chris Schofield returning in the net, goalie was not one of those concerns. With Schofield delivering a superb performance, sixth-seeded Darien won a defensive battle with No. 3 Northwest Catholic 2-1 in … Read more

Top seed Notre Dame-West Haven edges Ridgefield in Division I boys hockey quarterfinal

Not all state tournament games are created equally, a sentiment that rang especially true as SCC champion Notre Dame-West Haven went head-to-head with FCIAC champion Ridgefield in the Division I boys hockey state tournament quarterfinal round on Saturday. With the game tied in the final four minutes, it was Notre Dame-West Haven that emerged victorious … Read more

Beau Johnson saves New Canaan in overtime win over Fairfield Prep in Division I quarterfinal

WEST HAVEN — For 46 minutes, Beau Johnson did everything possible to get New Canaan to overtime against Fairfield Prep in the CIAC Division I boys hockey quarterfinals. Then for 20 seconds, he had the best view of his teammates getting the Rams to the semifinals for the first time in five years. Click here … Read more

Henry Ertl stops 37 shots to lead Ridgfield to FCIAC boys hockey championship over Fairfield co-op

DANBURY — Heading into the FCIAC tournament, Ridgefield almost didn’t have its starting goalie. Henry Ertl nursed a strained back during February break and at one point thought his season was over. Fast forward two weeks and Ertl might be the hottest goalie in the state. Click here for the complete story

Puck drops on FCIAC boys ice hockey playoffs Saturday

When the 2021-22 FCIAC Boys Hockey Tournament commences Saturday with four quarterfinal games, from what has transpired during the regular season, it should be a great conference tournament because of the quality of the higher-seeded teams. The four quarterfinal games, highlighted by a doubleheader at Darien Ice House, are played at the home rinks of … Read more

Match-ups set for the FCIAC boys ice hockey tournament

The field is set for the FCIAC boys ice hockey tournament, which gets underway with the top four seeds hosting quarterfinal games on Saturday, Feb. 26. The final piece of the puzzle fell into play on Monday when the Fairfield co-op defeated New Canaan 4-2 at the Wonderland of Ice, leapfrogging over the Rams and … Read more

FCIAC hoops and hockey scoreboard for Monday, Feb. 21

Boys Basketball Stamford 67, Fitch 58 Danbury 56, Ludlowe 34 St. Joseph 58, Greenwich 51 Norwalk 43, New Canaan 33 Ridgefield 56, Westhill 46 Warde 68, Trumbull 56 Wilton 62, Darien 56 Staples 58, Brien McMahon 32 Boys Ice Hockey St. Joseph 9, NDFF 1 Staples 4, McMahon/Norwalk 0 New Canaan at Fairfield co-op, 8:30

Johnson, No. 4 New Canaan withstand barrage from No. 3 Fairfield at bay in boys hockey

DARIEN — By Fairfield’s count, the Mustangs’ boys hockey team outshot New Canaan 50-26 Monday at the Darien Ice House. After the Rams’ 4-1 victory over Fairfield, though, New Canaan goalie Beau Johnson could rightly praise his teammates’ defensive effort. Click here for the complete story