Good morning, hockey fans!
It’s Friday and a big weekend begins as the regular season of the EIHL starts to wind down, the play-offs begin in the NIHL and in North America where Liam Kirk gets his first taste of the post season in the OHL.
Let’s get started…
Staying in Kirkcaldy, Fife Today look back at the successful Flyers side of the late 70’s, a time that was laden with trophies.
Steelers coach Tom Barrasso says Sutton Sting loanee Jonas Fredriksson is a victim of the harsh realities of sport (Sheffield Star)
NHL hopeful Liam Kirk is getting ready for his first taste of play-off action with Peterborough Petes tonight when they travel to Oshawa Generals in their Game One and he’s hoping to help sap their confidence (British Ice Hockey)
In case you didn’t see this, the EIHA Women’s Trophy will head to Widnes in the early June, with all relevant information about what’s sure to be a great weekend (EIHA – Women’s Trophy)
The NIHL have announced there will be surplus that will be returned to the clubs as they reveal ticket sales for their finals weekend in Coventry in April are going well (EIHA – NIHL Play-off Weekend)
Current play-off holders Basingstoke Bison are looking ahead to their play-off quarter final against Streatham (Basingstoke Gazette)
Peterborough Phantoms captain James Ferrara has picked up two trophies this season already and now he has a taste for it (Peterborough Phantoms)
And, finally, here’s your at-a-glance guide to the games in the NIHL Play-offs this weekend
It's the PLAYOFFS! in NIHL 1 north and south, first round ties this weekend with the top eight in each division.
Who are you favourites to progress?
— #oneNIHL (@NIHLhockey) March 21, 2019