Thursday’s boys hockey roundup: Late goals lift Guilford to tie with Cheshire

Cheshire 5, Guilford 5 >> Matt Clifford and Chris Cafiero scored the final two goals of the game to lift the Indians to their SCC Division II tie at DiLungo Rink in East Haven. Jack Petrick led the Indians (8-10-1) with two goals and two assists. Frank Ilnicki led the Rams (7-10-2) with two goals. […]

Wednesday’s NH County hockey roundup: Xavier blanks Notre Dame-Fairfield

No. 3 Xavier 3, No. 4 Notre Dame-Fairfield 0 >> Cam Pollock, Chris Ford and Dave Piekut all scored for Xavier (10-5-3) in a SCC-SWC Division I game at Milford. Notre Dame dropped to 10-9. Hamden 4, No. 5 Notre Dame-West Haven 2 >> Christian Ugolik had a goal and two assists for Hamden in […]

Boys Hockey: Hand, North Branford deadlock at 3-3

Hand goalie Robert Smith makes a save in front of North Branford's Dominic Raccio in Wednesday's 3-3 tie (Photo Dave Phillips)

NORTHFORD — There were four goals scored Wednesday night with a North Branford player in the penalty box. Three for Hand and the game-tying goal for North Branford. Only the last one was a shorthanded one as the two SCC/SWC League teams played to a 3-3 overtime deadlock at the Northford Ice Pavilion. “Penalties have […]

State boys and girls hockey teams stacked with siblings this season

(Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register) West Haven High School hockey players, all brothers, left to right, at Bennett Rink in West Haven. Jake, Max and Alex Lynch; Donnie and Kyle Froehlich; Hunter and Logan Cole.

It’s not unusual for high school teams to have siblings playing together. Although there are no official statistics to back this up, area coaches are saying there seems to be more siblings than usual this season among the SCC-SWC boys teams and SCC girls teams. The most unique sibling story comes courtesy of the New […]

Tyreek Perkins of Career is Tuesday’s Star; vote for Wednesday’s Star of the Day

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Tuesday’s Star Tyreek Perkins, Career boys basketball: Scored a game-high 19 points in a 48-42 win over Hillhouse. Vote for Wednesday’s Star of the Day until 9 p.m. Thursday.

2015 Boys Hockey Conference Tournament Schedules

SCC / SWC Division I Championship Friday, March 6 at Bennett Rink – 6 or 8 p.m. Division II Semifinals Thursday, March 5 at Bennett Rink, 6 and 8 p.m.  Championship Saturday, March 7 at Bennett Rink, 1 p.m. Division III Semifinals Wednesday, March 4 at Milford Ice Pavilion – 6:15 and 8:15 p.m. Championship […]

Staples / Weston / Shelton FCIAC boys hockey tourney ineligibility in wait and see mode


  Somehow, this doesn’t make sense. The past few days there have been several news reports regarding the Staples/Weston/Shelton boys hockey team being ineligible for the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference boys hockey tournament that starts on Saturday. The team has been declared ineligible because Shelton and Weston aren’t considered FCIAC schools. Staples/Weston/Shelton plays Fairfield […]

Hockey notebook: North Haven finds the right chemistry

North Haven's Josh Back (right) fights for a puck during a game vs. Hand earlier this year (Photo by Dave Phillips)

The start of a new season always has coaches searching for the right chemistry, mixing and matching players on various lines and backline defensive pairings to produce the strongest results. While that chemistry clicks quickly for some teams, for others it becomes a longer process. After starting the season 2-5-1, North Haven got its groove […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Hockey Poll: Greenwich and Darien still 1-2

Notre Dame and Ridgefield battle during a game earlier this season. (Photo Catherine Avalone)

The 2014-15 Register / GameTimeCT Top 10 hockey poll for Feb. 3, 2014. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Div 1. GREENWICH 17-1-2 12 165 1 I Last week: Defeated Wilton 8-4 and St. Joseph 3-0. Bottom line: The FCIAC tournament quarterfinals are on Saturday. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Div 2. DARIEN 16-2-1 […]

Tuesday’s NH County hockey roundup: Hamden girls fall in SCC D1 tournament semifinals

Simsbury 4, Hamden 1 >> Samantha Cozzolino scored, but the Green Dragons lost in the SCC Division I tournament semifinals. Madison Bakos and Christine Fracasso each had an assist for Hamden. SCC Girls Hockey Schedule Simsbury 4, Hamden 1 (at Simsbury) Hamden 1 0 0 — 1 Simsbury 2 0 2 — 4 First period—HA: […]

Boys hockey: Darien tops Notre Dame-West Haven, now unbeaten in last 12 games

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WEST HAVEN – Darien coach Chris Gerwig has been looking for his team to peak at the right time this season. As the league and state tournaments quickly approach, Gerwig’s team could not have picked a better time. With senior Jack Pardue scoring once and adding two assists, and Brendan Cassidy adding a goal and […]

Monday’s NH County Hockey Roundup: Branford girls advance to SCC championship

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Lexi Harney scored four times for top-seeded Branford in a 7-3 victory over No. 4 West Haven in the semifinals of the Southern Connecticut Conference Division II tournament at East Haven. The Hornets (14-4-1) will face No.2 Hand for the championship on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. at Bennett Rink in West Haven. Julia Schatz, Marissa […]

Friday’s Star, Jeff Allen, Hand; Vote for Saturday’s Star of the Day

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FRIDAY’S STAR: Jeff Allen, Hand boys basketball: Made all five of his attempts from behind the arc and finished with 28 points in a 67-58 win over Amity. Allen also grabbed 16 rebounds. Vote for Saturday’s Star of the Day until 9 p.m. Monday.

Saturday’s NH County hockey roundup: Amity outscores Trinity Catholic

Amity 8, Trinity Catholic 6 (at West Haven) Trinity Catholic 1 4 1 — 6 Amity 0 2 6 — 8 First period—TC: Daniel Bernard (Jordan Skipba) 6:59; Second period—TC: Griffin Northrop (Zach Lockwood) 2:53; Griffin Northrop 6:13; AM: Zach Shelnitz (Dalton Luciani, Kevin Ryan) 7:17; TC: Joey Nelson (Connor Scanlan) 9:10; AM: Zach White […]

Boys hockey: No. 8 Notre Dame-West Haven shuts out No. 3 Fairfield Prep

BRIDGEPORT >> Notre Dame-West Haven goaltender Wade Conlan knows if his team is to advance deep into the postseason, he will have to play a big part. Consider Conlan’s performance on Saturday a step in the right direction. Turning aside all 35 shots he faced, the senior led the Green Knights to a 2-0 victory […]

Wednesday’s hockey roundup: Fairfield Prep gets by Catholic Memorial

Ryan Deering scored twice for the third-ranked Fairfield Prep boys hockey team, which defeated Catholic Memorial (Mass.) 3-1 Wednesday in a non-conference game at Bridgeport. John Edmonds also scored for the Jesuits (9-7). Zach Sullivan scored for Catholic Memorial (6-11-3). No. 8 Notre Dame-West Haven 2, No. 4 Ridgefield 1 >> Alec Andreucci scored the […]

Boys hockey: Andreucci comes up big for Notre Dame-West Haven against Ridgefield

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WEST HAVEN – Notre Dame sophomore Alec Andreucci has a knack for making big plays. Wednesday evening was just another on the list. Scoring on a breakaway with 5 minutes, 9 seconds remaining in the game, Andreucci lifted the Green Knights, the No. 8 team in the Register/GameTimeCt Top 10 poll, to a 2-1 victory […]

Boys hockey: Fuss leads Fairfield past Branford in overtime

Branford freshman William Benni battles Fairfield in overtime. Fairfield defeated Branford 2-1, in OT, Wednesday night, February 18, 2015 at the Northford Ice Pavilion. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

NORTHFORD – Postseason play begins in a couple weeks, but the Fairfield Warde/Ludlowe co-op and Branford played a game Wednesday night worthy of a state semifinal or final. And it was Jake Fuss of the Mustangs who scored with 1:56 remaining in overtime to give Fairfield Warde/Ludlowe a 2-1 victory at the Northford Ice Pavilion. […]