Six FCIAC stars named to All-State team in girls ice hockey

Senior goalie Blythe Novick and junior forward Kaleigh Harden of New Canaan and Darien senior forward Nelle Kniffin were repeat selections and three of the six players from the FCIAC who were selected to the Connecticut High School Girls Hockey Association All-State team. The three other players from the conference selected to the 18-player all-state … Read more

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

2020-21 All-FCIAC Girls Ice Hockey Awards

First team Forwards Kate Bellissimo, Darien, Sr. Kelly Raymond, Darien, Sr. Nelle Kniffin, Darien, Sr. Kaleigh Harden, New Canaan, Jr. Grace Crowell, New Canaan, Jr. Caitlin Tully, New Canaan, Jr. Defense Ceci Stein, Darien, Jr. McKenna Harden, New Canaan, Sr. Delaney Roth, Greenwich, Sr. Megan McCarthy, Trumbull/St. Joseph, Sr. Goalies Blythe Novick, New Canaan, Sr. … Read more

New Canaan edges Darien in OT to win FCIAC girls ice hockey title

DARIEN — After the New Canaan girls ice hockey team had celebrated its victory against Darien in the FCIAC championship game, senior goalie Blythe Novick perfectly summed up the respect between the two rivals. “It’s just who wants it more that day and who can push it that extra step,” Novick, a four-year starter, said. … Read more

New Canaan tops Trumbull, sets up showdown with Darien in girls hockey final

Call it New Canaan vs. Darien, Round Four. The two rivals will square off for the FCIAC girls ice hockey championship for the second consecutive season when they meet at 4 p.m., Saturday, at the Darien Ice House. Second-seeded New Canaan punched its ticket to the title game as junior Kaleigh Harden delivered a hat … Read more

Darien tops Greenwich, earns return trip to FCIAC girls hockey final

DARIEN — The Darien girls ice hockey team will get its shot at a second straight FCIAC championship. The top-seeded Blue Wave took the lead by scoring two goals in a 16-second span late in the first period and went on to defeat No. 4 Greenwich 4-2 in the FCIAC semifinals Thursday at the Darien … Read more