Around the Rinks – Tue 26 Feb 19

Good morning, hockey fans!

We’ve got plenty to keep you going this Tuesday morning as we pick the best of the headlines and stories from Around the Rinks.  Let’s go…

Bracknell Bees’ Ryan Watt banned for the rest of the season after altercations with Peterborough Phantoms opponents and a fan while team-mates also cop bans (Bracknell News, Peterborough Telegraph)

Sheffield Steelers’ staff closing in on fundraising target after tough 50 mile walk (Sheffield Star)

Double figures scoreline waves of departing Clarkson as Tigers hit Hawks for ten (Telford Tigers, Shropshire Star)

Great news for the GB national teams as the Women’s World Championship campaign from Dumfries in April will be shown live on FreeSports (Ice Hockey UK)

Belfast Giants coach Adam Keefe has issued a rallying call to his players after they topped the table with two victories over Cardiff Devils at the weekend (Belfast Telegraph)

Cardiff Devils are having an NHL appreciation night, encouraging to show the colours of their teams stateside (Cardiff Devils)

Our Monday After blog suggested a way of slightly prolonging the play-offs, and give some love to Murrayfield Racers and the guys at Sheffield Steelers for their epic walk (British Ice Hockey)

In Scotland, Fife Flyers took four points, but Glasgow Clan and Dundee Stars couldn’t pick up one between them (BBC Sport Scotland)

Sheffield Steelers rocking those Pride jerseys from Saturday night

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