1996-1997 Record: 11-10 Overall Charlie Blanchard – Coach, Ed Stevenson – Asst. Coach, Nicki Marchellos - Manager Team: Dave Alter, Mike Alter, Jeff Burgdorfer, Brian Connolly, Dave Dimnicki, Mikhail Frank, Matt Higgins, Chad Hodgdon, Chris Jerrett, PJ Juliano, Kyle Kilgour, Scott Lee, Ben Levenherz, Peter Politi, Alex Post, Chris Woods – Captain, Brian Marchellos – Captain, Justin Pagano – Captain, Josh Rappaport
The Wilton Hockey team entered the regular season on an up note with a 6-0 wipeout of Stamford on February 19th. The win gave the Wilton Warriors a 9-11 record and a slot in the FCIAC Tier II playoffs. Unfortunately they did not make the state tournament but had a good season overall. Captains Justin Pagano, Brian Marchellos and Chad Hodgdon showed great leadership throughout the season. Josh Rappaport continued his superb play this season posting numerous goals. Goaltenders Justin Pagano, Brian Connolly and Dave Alter helped the team by keeping the Warriors’ goal clear.
AWARDS: Marce Lavin Founder’s Award: Justin Pagano; All-FCIAC: Justin Pagano, Mike Shulof, Mike Woods