The Boardwipe

Elite League hockey is still rolling on elsewhere this weekend for most Belfast fans, so I thought I'd empty the notebook with a few thoughts on the news and games going on around the Elite League. Bach, Hiadlovsky, Viola With the Challenge Cup semi-finals starting this past week, a mild hysteria seemed to appear about … Continue reading The Boardwipe

The January Blues

Please be aware that there might be a recent spoiler in this one, though you will likely know the result by now anyway. It was far from certain for the most part, but a late push claimed the win for the eventual victor. Of course I'm talking about the NHL's showpiece New Year's Day event, … Continue reading The January Blues

Free The Glove (Let Them Know It’s Dicko’s Time) ’19

"Inconsistency." "The team should be topping the table." "The league should have been over by January." "Keefer out." You see and hear all sorts following a hockey team. The #JusticeforDicko campaign was a grassroots movement from a few years ago advocating more ice time for Ballymoney's finest export, Belfast Giants goaltender Andrew Dickson. FC Hockey … Continue reading Free The Glove (Let Them Know It’s Dicko’s Time) ’19