Good morning, hockey fans!
It was a big night with two Challenge Cup semi finalists confirming their places and other bits and bobs so settle back and catch up with what’s gone on Around the Rinks.
Nottingham Panthers joined them in the semi finals despite losing 4-2 to Manchester Storm in their home leg, with Mike Hammond scoring a hat-trick. Panthers advanced winning 8-5 on aggregate (Nottingham Panthers)
Swindon Wildcats and Bracknell Bees have announced their charity game series, taking place at New Year (Swindon Wildcats)
POST MATCH REACTION:
Belfast Giants coach Adam Keefe gives his post match thoughts as the Giants reached the semi finals of the Challenge Cup