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Let's Go Hornets! DII State Hockey Finals Tonight [Update]

Branford takes on Trumbull in the Division II state finals tonight at Ingalls Rink at 7:30 p.m.

The hockey team is playing its final game of the 2011-12 season tonight []. The already has many highlights, including , but they are hoping to add one more to that list tonight–a state championship.

The will take on fifth-seeded Trumbull tonight, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. at Ingalls Rink in New Haven. Both teams have knocked off top seeds in Division II en route to the finals.

Trumbull, with an 11-9 regular-season record, shut out 12th-seeded Watertown-Pomperaug in the first round 6-0 before taking down Wilton, the No. 4 seed, 4-2 in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, Trumbull pulled off a big upset, beating top-seeded Guilford 7-3.

Branford faced Guilford once during the regular season, falling 6-1. The Hornets also faced off against Trumbull in an early season game with Trumbull taking a narrow 7-6 win on Dec. 31.

To reach the finals, Branford edged 10th-seeded Staples-Weston-Shelton 4-3 in the opening round. In the quarterfinals, the Hornets took another big win over Hand, the No. 2 seed, by a 3-1 score to where they .

Nicole Ball March 16, 2012 at 06:16 PM
Thanks to Branford Fire Chief Jack Ahern, we will have live video (or as live as we can get) from tonights game, hosted here on Patch! Here's where you can tune in if you are watching from home: http://patch.com/A-rCGt
Doreen D March 16, 2012 at 07:36 PM
Thanks, Chief! And Congratulations to the Team! Go Hornets!
Nicole Ball March 16, 2012 at 08:35 PM
Looks like the Chief is having some technical difficulties so we'll be trucking out to the game to offer you live video despite being under the weather. Don't want to miss the Hornets!

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