Caitlyn Caldon, East Catholic/Glastonbury/South Windsor (ETB): Caldon, ETB’s senior goalie, collected 27 saves in a 4-3 win over West Haven/SHA at Bennett Rink on Saturday. ETB has won six straight games against Connecticut opponents.
Demeri Carangelo, Hamden: Carangelo had six points on four goals and two assists to lead Hamden to a 7-4 victory over Mercy/Northwest Catholic on Saturday.
Mackenzie Chapman, Simsbury: Chapman scored twice and had an assist as the Trojans defeated Notre Dame-Fairfield, 5-1, on Saturday. Her first goal and the assist came in the opening period, when Simsbury went ahead 2-0.
Gracie Cho, Conard/Hall: Cho scored three straight goals as the Conard/Hall co-op shut out the Amity co-op, 5-0, for its first win of the season on Saturday.
Mary McKiernan, East Catholic/Glastonbury/South Windsor (ETB): McKiernan, a sophomore, had her second hat trick of the season as ETB defeated Mercy/Northwest Catholic, 4-2, on Monday.
Sophia Mughal, Fairfield co-op: Mughal scored a pair of goals as Fairfield edged Conard/Hall, 3-2, on Friday at the Wonderland of Ice.
Sydney Orszulak, Greenwich: The senior co-captain scored twice and helped lead a solid defensive effort when the Cardinals downed the Fairfield co-op, 4-1, on Thursday.
Kelly Raymond, Darien: Raymond, a junior forward, scored the tying and go-ahead goals in the Blue Wave’s 3-1 win over rival New Canaan Saturday at the Darien Ice House. It was Darien’s first victory against New Canaan since the 2018 state semifinals.
Emily Stefanelli, Ridgefield/Danbury: Stefanelli scored a goal and dished out two assists in the Tigers’ 4-3 victory over the Hamden co-op on Friday. Her goal opened the scoring in the first period and her two assists came in the second period when Ridgefield built a 4-1 lead.
Jess Ware, Greenwich: The Cardinals’ senior goalie amassed 30 saves as the Cardinals came from behind to defeat West Haven/SHA, 2-1, Monday at Hamill Rink in Greenwich.
GAMES TO WATCH
Amity/North Haven/Cheshire vs. Simsbury at International Skating Center, Thursday, 4:20 p.m.: The Amity co-op is in good position for a state playoff bid, but faces a tough test here as it tries to bounce back from back-to-back losses last week. Simsbury has held the state’s No. 1 spot since the beginning of the season.
Suffield co-op vs. East Catholic/Glastonbury/South Windsor (ETB) at Newington Rink, Friday, 8:20 p.m.: A key CCC battle. ETB has been on a roll, winning six straight against Connecticut opponents. Suffield won the first meeting, 4-2, back on Dec. 19.
Darien vs. East Catholic/Glastonbury/South Windsor (ETB) at Newington Rink, Saturday, 6:20 p.m.: Darien is coming off a great week which featured wins over Simsbury and New Canaan, and takes to the road to face an ETB team which has moved up to fifth in the state playoff race.
West Haven/SHA vs. Amity co-op at Astorino Rink, Saturday, 8 p.m.: A key game for both SCC and state seedings. The two conference foes square off twice in the final two weeks of the season.
Guilford vs. Fairfield co-op at Wonderland of Ice, Monday, 3:50 p.m.: Fairfield and Guilford are inside the playoff bubble, but barely. A victory here would be a big lift for either team’s chances.
Simsbury vs. Greenwich at Hamill Rink, Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.: The Trojans and Cardinals played to a 1-1 tie at the International Skating Center on Jan. 24. They’ll clash with Greenwich getting the home game this time.
Avon co-op vs. Suffield co-op at Enfield Twin Rinks, Wednesday, 4:20 p.m.: The two teams have already qualified for the CCC playoffs and are separated by just one game in the standings. The winner will get the tiebreaker, as the team’s first meeting resulted in a 4-4 tie.
Darien vs. West Haven/SHA at Bennett Rink, Wednesday, 5 p.m.: Darien and West Haven/SHA have been headed in opposite directions. Darien has solidified its hold on a top four seed, while West Haven/SHA had dropped four of the last five games.
Simsbury vs. East Catholic/Glastonbury/South Windsor (ETB) at Newington Rink, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.: Another northern clash, with the hot ETB team taking on first-place Simsbury. The Trojans dominated the first meeting, 7-2 on Jan. 8.
– Dave Stewart