The #1 Greenwich Cardinals face the defending champion #2 Ridgefield Tigers in the FCIAC boys hockey championship game live on the HAN Network on Saturday, March 3, at 7 p.m.
You can watch the HAN Network’s live pregame show at 6:50 p.m., and the game live at HAN.Network, or on Frontier Communications’ Vantage Sports Network (Chs. 600/1600).
Greenwich defeated Ridgefield 5-3 Feb. 19. Nikita Kovalev had a hat trick for the Cardinals, who that day won the tiebreaker that gave them the top seed in the FCIAC tournament. Both Greenwich and Ridgefield finished the FCIAC season 10-1, good for 20 points. Both had first-round byes in the FCIAC.
Greenwich advanced to the final with a 10-4 win over No. 5 Fairfield in the semifinals Wednesday, led by Alex Mozian’s hat trick.
Ridgefield, were able to edge Darien 2-1 in the semifinals thanks to junior goaltender Sean Gordon who had 26 saves. Matt Walker and Breaden McSpedon both found the back of the net.
Frank Granito, John Kovach and Kevin Coleman will be on the call.
Both teams are among the top seeds in the state Division I tournament. Greenwich, ranked second on its 18-2 regular season record, hosts St. Joseph (15th, 5-14) on Wednesday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the Dorothy Hamill Skating Rink. Ridgefield (16-4), ranked fifth, hosts the Fairfield co-op (12th, 11-9) Wednesday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Winter Garden.
How To Watch
HAN Network’s live sports coverage begins at least 10 minutes before the games’ scheduled start. There are a few different ways you can watch the HAN Network:
Mobile: Watch the games, local news, politics and entertainment programming on your iPhone or Android phone with the HAN Network app. Download it here.
Due to changes by our app developer, if you have our HAN Network app and aren’t receiving notifications before live events, you may need to delete and reinstall the app.
Online: All HAN Network broadcasts are available live at HAN.Network and our affiliate websites, including FCIAC.net and all the other HAN Network local news websites.
On TV: PROGRAMMING ALERT! Due to technical difficulties at Frontier, today’s games are not available today..
On your Smart TV: It’s easy to watch HAN Network broadcasts on your smart televisions or with Apple TV, Roku (search for Hersam Acorn on Roku’s YouTube channel) Amazon’s Firestick or Google’s Chromecast.
On demand: After the the live broadcast ends, the game is then available on demand to HAN Network subscribers. Due to processing time, It may take up to three hours after the conclusion of the game until the game is ready for viewing.
Schedule: Here’s our sports and news broadcast schedule.