Watch the New Canaan Rams take on the Ridgefield Tigers in the first of game in an ice hockey doubleheader on the HAN Network on Monday, Feb. 1.
Here’s Monday’s complete broadcasts in high-definition for free. (If you don’t see the video player, click here to watch):
Following the girls’ game, Darien hosted Fairfield boys ice hockey. That game began before 8 p.m. and will be posted after the game. But you might be able to catch it live at this link if you’re reading this before 9:30 p.m. on Monday.
New Canaan enters the contest with an 11-2 record, having lost just two close games to Darien, the state’s top-ranked team. The Rams began the season with eight straight victories before losing to Darien, 3-2. Three more triumphs followed until New Canaan again fell to Darien, 3-1, on Friday.
Perennially one of the top teams in both the FCIAC and the state, Ridgefield has been inconsistent so far this season. The Tigers enter Monday’sgame with a 6-6-1 overall record following a 5-2 loss to the Stamford-Westhill-Staples combined squad on Saturday night.
Read more about the matchup in Tim Murphy’s game preview.
Upcoming games and more
The HAN Network’s winter season schedule includes many FCIAC teams in boys and girls ice hockey, boys and girls basketball and wrestling. Some facility restraints have prevented us from covering swimming and gymnastics so far this season. We’ll also be covering much of the FCIAC postseason playoffs and most championships.
On Thursday, we’ll have live coverage of the FCIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships in New Haven. Check out the complete broadcast schedule here.
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.com with 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/.