With the demise of the 2019/20 Elite League season due to the on-going Coronavirus outbreak, thoughts around the league have turned to the off-season, which could bring with it a trepidation for some clubs. It has been confirmed on many occasions that the EIHL Grand Final Playoff Weekend is a money spinner that helps to … Continue reading A Magic Proposal
A familiar cloud of mist and rain started to roll slowly over Cave Hill, cloaking Adam Snow as he surveyed the kingdom he fought so hard to win only one year ago. Threats were coming from all over the realm. To the south, the Cardiff Targaryens were rampaging through all who stood before them. To … Continue reading The Panthers Send Their Regards/Should We Be Playing?
It doesn't seem like about a year ago that us Giants fans were celebrating Jordan Smotherman's overtime winner in the Challenge Cup Final in Cardiff. Or two years ago. The snow storm couldn't stop us. The Devils couldn't stop Brandon Benedict skating coast-to-coast. Ben Bowns couldn't stop Matt Towe making us believe. And then Darcy … Continue reading 2020 Challenge Cup Final
Five teams. Six points. One David Ayres. But I digress. The Elite League title race is coming to the boil as the 2019/20 season writes its last stanza. There are clear favourites and outsiders in that top five, but they all still hold aspirations of lifting the Elite League trophy as the season enters its … Continue reading Who Can Stop The…..??? The 2020 EIHL Run-In
First off, Giants fans. It's still not Owen Nolan. But after extensive investigations, FC Hockey Media can exclusively reveal that Stephen Nolan has been appointed to the position of head official at the EIHL's Department of Player Safety. After hearing Nolan's "discussions" on fighting in ice hockey, DoPS felt that he was the natural choice … Continue reading “Exclusive: Nolan To Run DoPS”
Some ice hockey players speed into the offensive zone, toe drag the puck around a defenceman, pull the puck between their legs and beat the goalie top corner. I'll be honest, I don't remember him doing all of that. Some ice hockey players carry the puck out of the defensive zone, dangling through the neutral … Continue reading Mr. Garside
A little over eleven months ago, this happened: Murphy uses his speed to beat Bentivoglio to a puck on the boards and crashes the net. The puck bounces to Curtis Leonard. He shoots. Ben Bowns saves. Rebound chance Leonard, backhand shot. Ben Bowns saves. Or does he? That looked in. It was behind the line! … Continue reading Batteries Charged