Connecticut Region boys ice hockey rankings (1/17)
1. Fairfield Prep (7-2)
The Jesuits will take a three-game winning streak into Wednesday’s showdown against West Haven.
2. Ridgefield (7-1)
Sean Wilkinson’s late third-period goal lifted the Tigers to a 3-2 triumph over St. Joseph Saturday night, their seventh straight win.
3. Brunswick (7-8)
The Bruins suffered a pair of heartbreaking overtime losses to Millbrook and South Kent last week.
4. Darien (5-3)
Saturday’s 1-0 victory over Trinity Catholic made it four in a row for the Blue Wave.
5. New Canaan (5-3-1)
The Rams are 5-1-1 in their last seven games, including a 1-1 tie against Xavier on Martin Luther King Day.
6. St. Joseph (5-4)
The Cadets have dropped three of their last four games, and will look to get back on track against Trumbull.
7. Trumbull (6-2)
Wednesday’s cross-town clash against St. Joseph marks the first of nine straight games against FCIAC opponents.
8. Staples/Weston/Shelton (6-1)
Bounced back from its only loss of the year with an 8-1 victory over Norwalk-McMahon on Monday.
9. Notre Dame-Fairfield (3-6)
The Lancers couldn’t sustain the momentum from an 8-0 win over New Milford, dropping a 6-2 decision to powerhouse Notre Dame-West Haven on Saturday.
10. Amity (3-5)
Joe Bianchi had the tying score late in the third period, then the game-winner 19 seconds into overtime in the Spartans’ 4-3 victory over North Haven on Saturday.