The Notre Dame-Fairfield and Immaculate boys' hockey teams skated to a 4-4 tie on February 15. The Lancers then lost 4-3 to the Fairfield co-op on February 17 and bounced back with a 6-1 triumph over Hamden on February 19.
ND's Mike Ceneri and Immaculate's Joe Robinson both scored twice in the deadlock. Brian Essing netted a hat-trick and Ceneri added two net-finders in the win over Hamden. Goaltender Nick Piselli stopped 41 shots.
All of these games took place at The Rinks at Shelton. Game recaps are below:
Lancers And Mustangs Skate To Tie
Immaculate 2 1 1 0 - 4
Notre Dame of Fairfield 1 1 2 0 - 4
RECORDS: Immaculate 3-10-2. NDF 8-6-2. GOALS: I - Joe Robinson (2), Ryan Moody, Tristian DiNatale. NDF - Mike Ceneri (2), Kevin Kelly, Matt Newton. ASSISTS: I - Moody (2), Finn Sawitsky (2), Robinson, Tim Hayden. NDF - Eryk Fancher, Aaron Martino, Brian Essing, Ray Ferguson, Tyler Bassett, Dan Finizio. GOALIES: I - Chris Graham (36 saves, 40 shots); NDF - Reagin Gallagher (30 saves, 34 shots).
Lancers Edged By Fairfield
Fairfield Co-Op 2 1 1 - 4
Notre Dame of Fairfield 2 0 1 - 3
RECORDS: F 11-6-0; NDF 8-7-2. GOALS: F - Brendan Carney, James Piscotta, Bobby Winter, Matt Jankovsky. NDF - Kevin Kelly, Eryk Fancher, Matt Newton. F - Jankovsky, Sam Swanson, Rhys Davies, Finn Hoey, Noah Kingsley, John Vallillo. NDF - Jeremy Goulden, Mike Ceneri, Aaron Martino, Patrick Benvenuto, Brian Essing. GOALIES: F - Jordan Verchin (14 saves, 17 shots); NDF - Nick Piselli (30 saves, 34 shots).
Lancers Defeat Hamden
Hamden 0 0 1 - 1
Notre Dame of Fairfield 2 3 1 - 6
RECORDS: H - 8-11-0; NDF - 9-7-2. GOALS: H - Joe Reynolds. NDF - Brian Essing (3), Mike Ceneri (2), Tyler Bassett. ASSISTS: H - CJ Dolan, Kellen Sargolini. NDF - Eryk Fancher (3), Matt Newton (2), Bassett (2), Essing, Ceneri, Aaron Martino, Kevin Kelly, Patrick Benvenuto. GOALIES: H - Max Ricci (16 saves, 21 shots), Ben Bielen (5 saves, 6 shots); NDF - Nick Piselli (41 saves, 42 shots).