Boys Hockey

Ridgefield Scores 3 Times In 24 Seconds, Rolls To First Division I Title

NEW HAVEN — It was a 45-minute hockey game at the end of a 26-game, three-month season that capped off a four-year career for the team’s seniors. And yet, it will probably be a mere 24 seconds that the Ridgefield High School players, coaches and fans will end up talking about the most as the years go by when they’re remembering that championship season of 2016-17.

Ridgefield Holds Off New Canaan In Battle Of Top 3 Hockey Teams

RIDGEFIELD — Three versus one was decided by two.

In a battle of the league’s two best teams — and a pair of state title contenders — Ridgefield scored a pair of goals three minutes apart late in the second period and held on for a 3-1 win over New Canaan tonight in a physical, penalty-filled game. The outcome was not decided until Matteo van Wees delivered an empty-net goal with 34 seconds left.