Boys Hockey

Swiggett’s Goal Gives Darien 4-3 Overtime Win Against New Canaan

Blake Swiggett scored at 6:45 in overtime to give the Darien boys hockey team a dramatic 4-3 overtime win over New Canaan.

The Blue Wave, which had numerous chances in the extra period but were thwarted by several outstanding saves by the Rams’ Dylan Shane, improved to 9-4.

Darien had a 3-2 lead before Griffin Deane tied the game with his second goal for New Canaan at 12:56 of the third period.

Bennett McDermott, Sam Erickson and James Gregory also scored for Darien.


Gunnar Granito also scored for the Rams (7-6).

Here is a slideshow of photos from the game by Matt Dewkett.