Good morning, hockey fans!
There’s still some reaction to the dramatic events in the Elite League on Sunday that saw Belfast Giants crowned champions as focus now turns to the play-offs. Here’s the best of the stories doing the rounds.
Plus five of the key games that played their part in helped Adam Keefe’s side to success in a fascinating contest all year (British Ice Hockey)
Moving to issues of a more international nature, GB Women begin their World Championship campaign today when they take on Australia in Dumfries in their first game of the tournament and the scene has been set (Ice Hockey UK)
There are seven players making their bow for the full Women’s team and each of them received their first caps ahead of the action starting today (Ice Hockey UK)
Don’t forget, all the GB Women’s games are coming to you live on FreeSports throughout the week:
🇬🇧 FreeSports will show all 5⃣ Great Britain Ice Hockey Women’s matches at the IIHF Division II Group A tournament beginning tomorrow!
🇦🇺 v Australia: Tuesday – 8PM
🇸🇮 v Slovenia: Thursday – 8PM
🇲🇽 v Mexico: Friday – 8PM
🇪🇸 v Spain: Sunday – 10:30PM
🇰🇵 v DPR Korea: – 7.55PM pic.twitter.com/CCua2KmDf8
— FreeSports 📺 (@FreeSports_TV) April 1, 2019
And finally, GB pair Jodie Bloom and Suzi Pearson shared their thoughts ahead of the opening game later today