Around the Rinks – Fri 01 Feb 19

Good morning, hockey fans!

We’re back with the morning’s headlines from around the country ahead of another busy weekend in the world of ice hockey in the UK.

Belfast Giants defenceman Curtis Leonard says his team can turn their Challenge Cup semi final on its head when they meet Glasgow Clan again in mid-February (Belfast Telegraph)

Fife Flyers planning to go retro for forthcoming CHAS fundraising night (Fife Today)

Check out more information on their night, taking place this Saturday when they face Glasgow Clan (Fife Flyers)

Nottingham Panthers goalie Michael Garnett talks about his big save in Saturday’s game against Cardiff Devils (Nottingham Panthers)

We caught up with what Liam Kirk has been up to since his stint in the GB Men’s Under 20’s national team in Tallinn recently (British Ice Hockey)

Get in the mood for some Valentine’s Day love with Milton Keynes Lightning’s special jersey, unveiled this week (MK Lightning)

Missed any highlights?  We’ve got them all here for you in one handy bundle (British Ice Hockey)

Telford Tigers’ recent food drive in support of Telford Crisis Support was a success.  Catch the full story on the Telford Tigers website

For older fans who fancy something of a trip down memory lane, check out this podcast by Ken Abbott, Old Time Hockey UK, where he talks to players of the past about their careers and tell some great stories of their time on the ice.  In the latest edition, it’s former Ayr Bruins, Peterborough Pirates and Paisley Pirates forward John Kidd.

Cardiff Devils have revealed their Pride jersey, which they will wear at their Pride Night in support of LGBT communities on February 9th:





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