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

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

Watch the FCIAC Girls Ice Hockey Semifinals on LocalLive

The FCIAC girls ice hockey semifinals will get underway at 6 p.m., Wednesday, at the Darien Ice House and the games will be carried on LocalLive. FCIAC Girls Ice Hockey Semifinals Click the games to go to the live stream No. 1 New Canaan vs. No. 4 Fairfield co-op, 6 p.m. No. 2 Darien vs. … Read more

The GameTimeCT Top 10 Boys Hockey Poll (Feb. 25): A minor switch in an otherwise steady week before postseason

With one week to go in the regular season, and one conference’s postseason getting underway Saturday, the GameTimeCT top 10 poll stayed pretty steady this week. The 10 teams remained the same, we split a tie, and only one other set of teams switched places. The top five remained identical, led by No. 1 Darien, … Read more

No. 1 Darien tips No. 6 Ridgefield, forges tie atop FCIAC

DARIEN — When Matt Fiorita scored during the opening minute of the second period of No. 1 Darien’s hockey game against No. 6 Ridgefield on Friday night, the Blue Wave had a 3-0 lead and appeared to be on their way to a romp. Then the Tigers crashed the party. Ridgefield rallied and closed to … Read more

The GameTimeCT Top 10 Boys Hockey Poll: Darien back at No. 1 after week off

Hey, look who’s back on top. And for the first time this season, it’s unanimous. After being usurped for a week, Darien rode Wednesday’s win over interloping Fairfield Prep and a Saturday dismantling of New Canaan back to No. 1 in the GameTimeCT boys hockey Top 10 poll. Click here for more

No. 2 Darien romps over No. 4 New Canaan in rivalry battle

DARIEN — One of the keys to playing in the Darien-New Canaan boys ice hockey rivalry is controlling the emotions of the moment. It also doesn’t hurt when the offense scores 10 goals. Jamison Moore netted the opening goal at 2:35 and the No. 2 Blue Wave turned their game against No. 4 New Canaan … Read more