Around the Rinks – Wed 09 Jan 19

Good morning, hockey fans!

Just because there’s not much in the way of action this week, doesn’t mean there aren’t things going on around the country at our clubs so we’ve rounded up the morning headlines in one handy bundle.  Enough chat from us, let’s get started.

We’re a couple of days away from the Continental Cup Final, taking place this weekend and features Belfast Giants as they try to emulate Nottingham Panthers’ achievement two years.  The Giants have proved some handy information about what the Continental Cup is and an essential guide, which are worth checking out.

Sheffield Steelers coach Tom Barasso has spoken of his frustrations as his team continue to really make the impact they’re looking for in this season’s Elite League as he spoke with both Sheffield Star and Yorkshire Post.

Nottingham Panthers look ahead to their home visit from Manchester Storm and provide a team update ahead of the weekend (Nottingham Panthers)

Telford Tigers 2 bagged themselves a ‘Supa’ signing, as revealed on their website. 

Glasgow Clan will let captain Zack Fitzgerald take over their Twitter account on Thursday (Glasgow Clan)

Telford Tigers coach Tom Watkins reckons his team got lucky in their weekend when they overcame Hull Pirates in their clash at the weekend (Shropshire Star)

Swindon Wildcats coach Aaron Nell is backing his team to continue their good festive form after they’ve enjoyed their free weekend this week (Swindon Advertiser)

It was a rest day in Dumfries in the Women’s Under 18’s World Championships so Ice Hockey UK Radio caught up with three of the players and assistant coach Darryl Morvan (Ice Hockey UK)

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