Good morning, hockey fans!
We saw another busy night of action in the Elite League and across the country so let’s not waste any more time and go straight into what’s gone on.
Guildford Flames pick up another fine win at home over Milton Keynes Lightning, winning 5-1 to give them sight of the top four (Guildford Flames)
POST MATCH REACTIONS:
Sheffield Steelers coach Tom Barrasso and Glasgow Clan coach Pete Russell
Manchester Storm coach Ryan Finnerty and Dundee Stars coach Omar Pacha
Rick Strachan of Nottingham Panthers and Danny Stewart from Coventry Blaze
Guildford Flames coach Paul Dixon and Milton Keynes Lightning player-coach Tim Wallace
In other news, Milton Keynes Lightning have released further information relating to the departure of Ryan Lannon last week (Milton Keynes Lightning)
In the NIHL, Peterborough Phantoms have confirmed their place in the NIHL South Cup final against Bracknell Bees, winning 3-2 on the night and 9-5 on aggregate. Basingstoke Bison have announced details of the final.
In the Phantoms locker room, net minder Jordan Marr was leading the celebrations (via Instagram):
Before last night’s game at Manchester Storm, Dundee Stars coach Omar Pacha spoke about how his playing comeback came to be (British Ice Hockey)
Coventry Blaze has some information regarding their game with Fife Flyers, taking place on Sunday at the Skydome (Coventry Blaze)
Fife Flyers assistant coach Jeff Hutchins has explained why they limit their ice time for young British players, after coming under fire from fans in recent days (Fife Today)
Attention now turns to the double header between Belfast Giants and Cardiff Devils on Friday. We’ll have our own content to bring you, but we’ve been running a poll all week on who you think will win the league on our Twitter page @BritIceHockey
🗳WHO WILL WIN THE ELITE LEAGUE? 🗳
It's a big week in the race for the Elite League title as @BelfastGiants take on @cardiffdevils in an exciting double header. But going into the last month, who you think will take the crown? Vote now
Please RT and share this poll
— British Ice Hockey 🏒 (@BritIceHockey) February 18, 2019
Finally, we get a peak behind the scenes at the Fly DSA Arena post game last night (courtesy of Dave Simms):