Something a little different in this ice hockey blog, as I look at… well ice hockey blogs! In particular one very popular blog which covers the whole of the NIHL, but has recently come in for criticism from the bloggers local team.
The ice hockey off season – usually called summer in the UK but this year it’s “monsoon season” – sees teams try to upgrade and upskill to compete with clubs around for honours the following season.
The 2011-12 season has been a great one so far for Womens Hockey in the UK - and the biggest event is still to come.
On Saturday the Billingham Stars' quest for the League title took them to Sheffield for a road game against the Spartans.
One of the big stumbling blocks about the sport of ice hockey in the UK is the lack of ice facilities - quite a major point for a sport played on ice.
» From Braehead to Billingham
» Now is the winter of our discontent
» Warming up again in the hockey hotbed
» Sheffield's best kept secret