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

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

Fairfield moves up as FCIAC puts five teams in boys hockey Top 10

The FCIAC is represented with five teams ranked among the top eight in the most recent GameTimeCT Top 10 Boys Hockey Poll which was released March 3. Fairfield Prep remains No. 1, the undefeated Fairfield Warde/Ludlowe co-op program is the highest-ranked FCIAC team at No. 3 while Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan and Ridgefield are the … Read more

Zolin Brothers Help Carry Greenwich To 1-0 Win Over New Canaan

GREENWICH — Last season saw the Greenwich and New Canaan boys hockey teams duel in two one-goal games. with the Rams winning both matchups, but tonight the Cardinals got a close contest to go their way, courtesy of the Zolin brothers. Charlie Zolin took care of business in the Cardinals’ zone, while his twin brother … Read more

New Canaan girls hockey gets first win in Greenwich since 2016

GREENWICH — Playing in Greenwich has typically not worked out well for the New Canaan girls ice hockey team. In fact, despite losing just 18 games over the past four seasons combined, the Rams were 0-3-1 while visiting the Cardinals. Given that recent track record, New Canaan coach Rich Bulan had plenty to smile about … Read more

Erickson, No. 4 Darien rally to tie No. 2 New Canaan

DARIEN — The Darien boys ice hockey team was undermanned, on a two-game losing skid, and facing a three-goal deficit against its rival. For Sam Erickson, it was time to answer the bell. Erickson ripped off a shot to the far top corner for a power play goal in the second period, and jump-started the … Read more

Rams Break Out Championship Mettle In Win Over Trumbull

TRUMBULL — The New Canaan boys basketball team missed a number of shots close to the basket during tonight’s game at Trumbull. That is the nature of the sport. The Rams were hit with a technical foul because their scorebook had the wrong number for a player. That is a correctable mistake, and since it … Read more

Eccleston, No. 4 New Canaan score early and often vs. No. 6 Ridgefield

DARIEN — At the end of last season, Jack Eccleston approached New Canaan boys ice hockey coach Clark Jones for some guidance. “He said he wanted to play an important role the next year and asked what he needed to do to make that happen,” Jones said. “We sat down and went over things and … Read more