Stamford-Westhill-Staples takes on the top girls ice hockey team in Connecticut in the FCIAC semifinals. You can watch the entire Wednesday, Feb. 24, game as carried live on HAN Network for free on demand below.
This was the second of a dozen live FCIAC winter playoff games in boys and girls ice hockey and basketball to be carried exclusively on the HAN Network in February and March.
Here’s Wednesday’s complete broadcasts in high-definition for free. (If you don’t see the video player, click here to watch):
Darien is bidding for its fourth consecutive FCIAC championship, and was unbeaten with a 14-0 record against conference opponents this year. The Wave is also 19-1 overall and has the No. 1 seed in the state tournament, which starts next week. Stamford-Westhill-Staples (12-8, 8-6) comes in as the No. 4 seed in the FCIAC. You can read more about all four teams in Dave Stewart’s extensive broadcast preview.
Before this game, No. 2 New Canaan took on No. 3 Ridgefield at the Darien Ice Rink. You can watch that game on demand at this link.
This season, the FCIAC boys and girls ice hockey teams are trying to raise $100,000 for ALS research you can learn more about #IceALS here. Claire Craven, an #IceALS organizer, joins our Rob Adams to talk about the campaign between the second and third periods.
Upcoming games and more
The HAN Network has exclusive rights to the FCIAC playoffs and championships. We’ll have the boys and girls basketball and ice hockey semifinals and finals and more in the coming weeks. Check out the complete broadcast schedule here.
Winter 2016 Postseason Broadcasts:
• FCIAC Girls Ice Hockey Semifinal: No. 2 New Canaan vs. No. 4 Ridgefield
• 2016 FCIAC Wrestling Championship
• 2016 FCIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships
• 2016 FCIAC Cheerleading Championships
The HAN Network, formerly known as Hersam Acorn Newspapers, is the exclusive FCIAC broadcast partner through the spring of 2018. HAN Network’s broadcasting division replaced HANRadio.comwith a new focus on live video streams of high school athletics along with the Network’s news and lifestyle programming.
Along with Connecticut high school sports contests, HAN broadcasts a daily news program, Coffee Break, focusing on southwestern Connecticut at 11 a.m. and a sports talk show, Nutmeg Sports, Monday-Wednesday. You can watch all the shows at live.HAN.Network or on demand at live.HAN.Network/han-on-demand/.