Good morning, hockey fans!
For the last time this week, we take a trip around the country to see what’s happening as we head into a big weekend, including a Challenge Cup Final in Cardiff, but we start in Scotland where the Devils went to Fife.
On Sunday, it’s the Challenge Cup final as Belfast Giants and Guildford Flames fight it out for the first silverware of the season. Giants player Kevin Raine reckons they can finish the season unbeaten (Belfast Telegraph)
Swindon Wildcats have invited some celebrity guests for what they hope will be a title party in NIHL Divison 1 South on Saturday when they play Streatham Raiders (Swindon Wildcats)
Solway Sharks are holding a 20 year celebration at the end of April and they’ve lined a man known as ‘The Keeper of the Cup’ for the event (EIHA)
Bracknell Bees coach Doug Sheppard is not anticipating any trouble when they meet Peterborough Phantoms again, two weeks after their last fiery clash (Bracknell News)
And finally, have Pucky and Scorch, the MK Lightning and Coventry Blaze mascots, got themselves lined up with new jobs?
I find it more awkward the Blaze mascot has to moonlight at Pontins pic.twitter.com/b2uV6Dwd0k
— Ian Black (@isunshineblack) March 7, 2019