New Canaan Boys Hockey Ousted by Notre Dame in CIAC Playoffs [PHOTOS]

Despite sophomore Tyler Hill’s two-goal, two-assist performance, the New Canaan Rams boys hockey team fell to Notre Dame Fairfield  6-4 Wednesday at the Milford Ice Pavilion. New Canaan led 2-1 after one period and extended its lead to 3-1 early in the second. The Lancers scored two unanswered goals in the second period to tie the game, and pulled ahead 4-3 early in third with another goal. New Canaan junior Kyle Mettler’s third period goal evened things up for the Rams at 4-4 before the Lancers scored the eventual game-winner with 3:40 left to play. Notre Dame added an empty-netter to cap the scoring at 6-4. Athlete of the Week: Parker Lewis

The Athlete of the Week is sponsored by Baskin-Robbins, Connecticut Sandwich Co., Joe’s Pizza and Mackenzie’s. The New Canaan Rams boys hockey team made an impressive run in the FCIAC playoffs, falling to eventual champion Darien in the semifinals. That game might not have ever happened if not for the heroics in double overtime of senior forward Parker Lewis in New Canaan’s quarterfinal match against Fairfield last Saturday. Lewis knocked home a rebound at the 3:56 mark of the second extra session for a dramatic game-winning goal, capping off a remarkable 3-2 comeback win, after the Rams fell behind early 2-0. The No.

New Canaan Blanked By Darien in FCIAC Hockey Semifinals

Jes Sauerhoff contributed to this report. Max Romeyn scored a first period goal, and teammate Craig Miller added some insurance with an early score in the second period as the Darien Blue Wave shut out New Canaan 2-0 in the FCIAC semifinals Wednesday afternoon at Terry Conners Rink in Stamford. The win was the third of the season for the Blue Wave over New Canaan and was sweet revenge for last season’s loss to the Rams in the conference championship. “We didn’t lose this game, Darien beat us,” New Canaan head coach Pat Gore told “They’re very quick on the transition.

New Canaan Skates Past Fairfield in Double OT, Advances to FCIAC Semis

Jes Sauerhoff contributed to this report. Parker Lewis scored a goal in double overtime to give the New Canaan Rams a dramatic 3-2 win over the Fairfield Mustangs in FCIAC quarterfinals at Terry Conners Rink in Stamford. New Canaan–ranked No. 3 coming into the tournament–overcame a 2-0 deficit to the sixth-seeded Mustangs en route to the win, setting up a dream semifinal matchup against the No. 2 seed–arch-rival Darien on Wednesday.

New Canaan Rams Boys Hockey Falls to Darien

Deadlocked at 2-2 as the puck dropped to begin the final period of Saturday’s showdown with Darien, the New Canaan Rams boys hockey team was positioned to end its two-game losing streak and show the rest of the FCIAC that the defending conference champs were once again the team to beat. Darien, however, had a claim of its own to stake. Scoring two goals in a 32-second span in the third, the Blue Wave justified their #1 Division I state ranking by dominating the final period en route to a 6-3 win over their conference rivals at Darien Ice Rink. “It’s puzzling,” first-year New Canaan head coach Pat Gore told “You’ve got a rivalry game.