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

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

FCIAC Girls Ice Hockey Tournament Scoreboard and Schedule

Click scores for stats Semifinals at Darien Ice House Wed., Feb. 23 No. 1 New Canaan 2, No. 4 Greenwich 0 No. 2 Stamford/Westhill/Staples 3, No. 3 Darien 0 Final at Darien Ice House Sat., Feb. 26 No. 1 New Canaan vs. No. 2 Stamford/Westhill/Staples, 2:30 p.m.

Top seeds New Canaan, Stamford/Westhill/Staples advance to FCIAC girls hockey championship

DARIEN — The FCIAC’s most prolific champion will take on a new kid on the block for the conference girls ice hockey championship. No. 1 New Canaan and the second-seeded Stamford/Westhill/Staples co-op both pitched shutouts, with the Rams defeating Greenwich 2-0, and SWS knocking off Darien 3-0 in the conference semifinals Wednesday at the Darien … Read more

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

Benson’s hat trick leads New Canaan girls hockey past Darien

DARIEN — As if the New Canaan girls ice hockey team hasn’t found enough offense this season, now the Rams have a hat trick from a defender in a game against the state’s second-ranked team. Junior Amanda Benson scored once in each period and helped the defense pitch a shutout as New Canaan dominated in … Read more

Devillers, No. 6 Darien edge No. 3 New Canaan in front of full house

DARIEN — It’s not unusual for a boys ice hockey game between New Canaan and Darien to feature several twists and turns. It’s also not odd for those games to end with a one-goal difference — that’s happened in four of the last six meetings with another game ending in a tie. What made No. … Read more

‘Hanson Sisters’ line leading way for New Canaan girls hockey

First things, first: Caitlin Tully, Jade Lowe and Maddie Kloud have not yet seen the movie “Slap Shot.” But it is definitely on the agenda for the three New Canaan girls ice hockey forwards. “We made it a point that the three of us have to sit down and watch it,” Tully said with a … Read more

Five FCIAC boys ice hockey teams ranked in latest Top 10 poll

New Canaan is ranked No. 2 and the Fairfield Ludlowe/Warde cooperative team is tied for No. 3 as they lead a group of five FCIAC teams ranked among the top nine in the latest GameTimeCT Top 10 Hockey Poll which was released Jan. 30. The other three conference teams – Darien, Greenwich, and Ridgefield – … Read more