Around the Rinks: Legends inducted and eyes on play-offs

Good morning, hockey fans!

It’s a big week ahead as the play-offs continue in the NIHL and the Elite League title and play-offs race come to a conclusion so let’s find out what’s happening up and down the country.

British ice hockey legends David Clarke and Hep Tindale have been inducted into the UK Hall of Fame.  Full story on Ice Hockey UK.

Belfast Giants are counting down to the final weekend in the Elite League where they’re going head to Cardiff Devils for the title.  All you need to know on the Belfast Giants website.

Nottingham Panthers look ahead to their final regular season home game when they host Guildford Flames this Saturday at the Motorpoint Arena (Nottingham Panthers)

Sheffield Steelers coach Tom Barrasso “wanted more” from his team this season after clinching their spot in the play-offs at the weekend (Sheffield Star)

Fife Flyers booked their place in the Elite League play-offs while Dundee Stars take their fight to the final weekend (BBC Sport Scotland)

Coventry Blaze were handing out awards on Friday at their end of season awards night and now their attention turns to the final weekend where they’re still in the thick of a play-off battle

We took a look at the final Elite League weekend as Belfast Giants and Cardiff Devils get ready for a title shootout following a couple of days of more twists and turns (British Ice Hockey)

Yesterday was a year to the day since Edinburgh Capitals last iced in the Elite League and we looked at where the players at the Caps are now a year on (British Ice Hockey)

Basingstoke Bison set up an NIHL South play-off semi-final date with Peterborough Phantoms after seeing off Streatham at the weekend (Basingstoke Gazette)

Telford Tigers moved into the semi finals of the North (Moralee) Division after overcoming Solihull Barons  with Sheffield Steeldogs next this weekend. (Telford Tigers)

Swindon Wildcats announced that Sam Bullas has signed a three-year extension (Swindon Advertiser)

Sheffield Steelers will put their play-off quarter final tickets up for sale this morning (Sheffield Steelers)

WATCH: Sudden Death – The  story of Belfast Giants’ back to back Challenge Cup triumph

 

 

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