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

New Canaan, Darien will clash again for state girls ice hockey crown

SHELTON — Three years to the day of the last CHSGHA girls ice hockey final, New Canaan will finally have a chance to defend its state crown. And it will come in a rematch of that title game against Darien. The Rams and Blue Wave, the top two seeds in state tournament, punched their tickets … 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

2021-22 All-FCIAC Girls Ice Hockey

All-FCIAC First Team and individual photos are available as digital images or as 8×10 glossy prints. To purchase photos, click here or email [email protected]. First Team            Forwards Chelsea Donovan, Darien Morgan Massey, Darien Kaleigh Harden, New Canaan Caitlin Tully, New Canaan Isabel DiNanno, Wilton/Norwalk Meadow Gilchrist, Stamford/Westhill/Staples Defense Ceci Stein, Darien Kendall Conley, Trumbull/St. Joseph Lexie Tully, … Read more

FCIAC State Girls Basketball, Hockey Tournament Scoreboard for Monday, Feb. 28

Girls Basketball CIAC Class LL Danbury 65, Cheshire 27 Greenwich 43, Conard 40 Hillhouse 51, Staples 30 Ridgefield 50, Norwalk 27 Southington 50, Westhill 35 Stamford 53, Warde 42 West Haven 61, New Canaan 44 Wilton 48, Trumbull 30 Girls Ice Hockey CHSGHA Tournament ETB 3, Trumbull, St. Joseph 2

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