Top seeded Greenwich takes on fourth ranked Ridgefield/Danbury Co-Op in the first game of the FCIAC girls hockey semifinal live on the HAN Network on Wednesday Feb. 21, at 6:00 p.m.
You can watch the HAN Network’s live pregame show at 5:50 p.m., and the game live at HAN.Network, or on Frontier Communications’ Vantage Sports Network (Chs. 600/1600).
We will have live coverage of of the second semi final game between #2 New Canaan and #3 Darien on the HAN Network. Scheduled puck drop at 8 p.m. Click here to watch New Canaan vs. Darien.
In their two meetings this season, Greenwich has beaten Ridgefield/Danbury twice, 6-0 on Dec. 27 and 4-0 on Jan. 29.
The Greenwich Cardinals (12-1-1 FCIAC, 16-2-1 overall) not only enter the tournament as the number one seed but are ranked the top team in the state.
The defending FCIAC champions defeated the Darien Blue Wave 2-0 in last year’s final, the first title in program history. The Cardinals will look to win back-to-back conference titles with talented players such as senior captain Jennie Piotrowski, junior forward Jennifer Kelly and sophomore forward Sydney Orzulek, with head coach Alex Lerchen leading the way.
The Ridgefield/Danbury Co-Op (7-7 FCIAC, 8-11-1 overall) clinched a playoff berth as it knocked off the Fairfield co-op team 2-0 Monday at the Wonderland of Ice.
With the win, Ridgefield/Danbury finished its FCIAC regular season with 14 points, while Fairfield dropped to 12 points in the standings. In their victory over Fairfield, freshmen Emily Stefanalli and Rebecca Gartner were the goal scorers meanwhile sophomore goaltender Kendal Mountain saved all 17 of Fairfield’s shots on goal to record the shutout.
Frank Granito, John Kovach and Kevin Coleman will be on the call.
The HAN Network will have full coverage of the FCIAC girls hockey semifinals and championship game. Semifinals are scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 21, with the first game scheduled at 6 p.m. and the second at 8:00 p.m. The championship game is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 24 at 12:40 p.m.
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: All Frontier Communications subscribers in Connecticut can watch the simulcast of most HAN Network Connecticut sports broadcasts on the Vantage Sports Network at Channels 600 and 1600-HD.
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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.