The 2019 GameTimeCT All-State Ice Hockey Team. Compiled by Mike Fornabaio. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media. Designed by Pete Paguaga and Sean Patrick Bowley.
Player of the Year
Stats: Scored 38 goals and 28 assists for the Tigers, who went undefeated through the regular season and won the FCIAC tournament. … Finished his career with 160 points and 85 goals.
Honors: CHSCA Division I MVP. … Two-time all-state selection. … First-team All-FCIAC this season; second-team choice last season.
Off the ice: Academic high honors. … Plays first base on the Tigers’ baseball team.
Up next: Planning to play hockey and baseball at Taft as a post-graduate.
Coach of the Year
Stats: In his first year with the Tigers, led Hand to an 18-5-1 record, an appearance in the SCC/SWC Division III playoffs and a CIAC Division III semifinals appearance.
Honors: SCC Division III Coach of the Year.
Stats: Had four shutouts. … Played 21 games to a .917 save percentage and a 2.74 goals-against average, going 8-13 for the Lancers. … Six career shutouts and 911 career saves.
Honors: CHSCA first-team all-state. … First-team All-SCC/SWC. … SCC all-academic team. … Notre Dame-Fairfield winter sports MVP and scholar-athlete of the year.
Off the ice: School valedictorian. … National Honor Society.
Up next: Will attend Brown.
Stats: Allowed only 27 goals in 22 games, playing to a .935 save percentage and a 1.23 goals-against average.
Honors: First-team All-FCIAC. … First-team all-state pick by CHSCA. … His Tigers won three FCIAC championships and a state title.
Off the ice: High honors. … Volunteer at Dorothy Day Hospitality House.
Up next: Will attend Michigan State. Plans to join Army ROTC as a sophomore.
Stats: Played to a plus-23 rating in 23 games for the Blue Wave, who reached the FCIAC semifinals and Division I quarterfinals. … Scored 10 goals (three on the power play) and 11 assists.
Honors: First-team CHSCA all-state. … First-team All-FCIAC. … team captain and MVP.
Off the ice: Volunteer coach for unified sports. … Works to raise awareness and money for Memorial Sloan Kettering cancer research.
Up next: Plans to play junior hockey.
Stats: Had four goals and six assists for 10 points, helping the Cardinals into the FCIAC playoffs. … Scored 40 points, including 15 goals, in his career at Greenwich.
Honors: First-team All-FCIAC and first-team CHSCA all-state. … Second-team selection for both last year.
Off the ice: National Honor Society
Up next: To be determined.
Simon van Wees
Stats: Scored two goals and added 20 assists. … Took just two minor penalties.
Honors: First-team All-FCIAC. … First-team all-state pick by CHSCA.
Stats: Scored eight goals and nine assists for the Lions, CCC North champions for the third year in a row. … Had 47 career points.
Honors: Two-time CHSCA first-team all-state pick. .. Two-time All-CCC selection.
Off the ice: National Honor Society.
Up next: College to be determined.
Stats: Scored 19 goals and 30 assists for 49 points. … Had 45 points as a junior and 25 as a sophomore.
Honors: CHSCA first-team all-state. … First-team All-FCIAC.
Off the ice: FCIAC winter boys scholar athlete. … Lion’s Heart Community Service. … National Honor Society.
Up next: Will play a PG year at Brunswick.
Stats: Scored 33 goals and added 12 assists for the Rams. … Scored 23 seconds into overtime to lift the Rams over Greenwich in the first round of the CIAC tournament. … Finished with 118 career points, including 77 goals.
Honors: First-team All-FCIAC and first-team CHSCA all-state the past two years.
Off the ice: Mentor for Storm Hockey. … President, New Canaan Turkey Drive for the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. … Volunteer coach, New Canaan Winter Club. … Pura Vida Club.
Up next: To be determined.
Stats: Scored 20 goals and 25 assists, helping the Lions to the Division I semifinals. … Had 48 goals and 108 points in three seasons at Northwest Catholic.
Honors: All-CCC and CHSCA all-state selection two years in a row.
Up next: Plans to repeat his junior year at Westminster. … Chosen for USA Hockey’s Select 17 national player development camp in June.
Stats: Led the state-champion Jesuits with 36 points, on 17 goals and 19 assists. … Had 22 points as a junior for the state champions.
Honors: CHSCA Division I Player of the Year. … First-team on the coaches’ all-state team and on the All-SCC/SWC team.
Off the ice: Member of St. Aloysius Youth Group volunteers at Malta House Soup Kitchen. … Works with at-risk youth at Stamford Boys and Girls Club and Norwalk’s Carver Community Center.
Up next: Undecided.
Stats: Finished his career with 269 points. … Scored 34 goals and 36 assists this season.
Honors: Two-time SCC/SWC Division II Player of the Year. … CHSCA state Division II Player of the Year this season. … Three-time all-state and all-league selection. … Helped the Indians win the 2017 Division II title (scoring the go-ahead goal) and reach the final the next year.
Off the ice: National Honor Society. … Student Senate.
Up next: An All-America lacrosse attackman for Guilford, he’ll play lacrosse at Quinnipiac next year.