Connecticut Sports Talk, March 2

It's a championship preview show with the FCIAC championships set for both boys basketball and boys ice hockey.

Nutmeg Sports, HAN’s Connecticut sport show, airs Monday-Thursday at 2 pm on HAN.Network, hosted by Frank Granito, Donald Eng, Kevin Coleman and various HAN sports editors.

On the Thursday, March 2, episode Frank Granito, John Kovach, Kevin Coleman, and Don Eng get into the championship spirit with the boys basketball and hockey finals set to be played. The boys basketball championship between #3 Ridgefield and #5 Wilton tips off at 7pm on Thursday night from Alumni Hall. The boys ice hockey championship between #1 Ridgefield and #2 New Canaan will be Saturday at 2:30.

At the start of today’s show Frank and John break down the boys hockey semifinals from Wednesday night. The first semifinal featured the top seeded Ridgefield Tigers and the 4 seed Stamford/Westhill Co-op. Christian Compolatarro kept it close for Stamford early on but the Tigers power play proved to be too much as Ridgefield won 3-0 to advance to Saturday’s FCIAC championship. In the second semifinal the #2 New Canaan Rams and #6 Greenwich Cardinals played a tightly contested match for 29 minutes. Swedish transfer Anton Adding scored with 45 seconds remaining in the second period for the Rams, before New Canaan tacked on 4 more in the final frame en route to a 7-2 victory over the defending conference champs. Ridgefield and new Canaan will drop the puck at 2:30 on Saturday from Terry Conners.

Next up Kevin Coleman and Donald Eng doin Frank to preview tonight’s boys basketball FCIAC championship game. Our hosts break down Ridgefield’s and Wilton’s wins in the semifinals, along with their regular season match up to see how both squads match up heading into the championship.

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