Good morning, hockey fans!
We’ve got a new signing and some previews to share in today’s busy edition of Around the Rinks, so take a few minutes and have a look at what’s going on.
Swindon Wildcats coach Aaron Nell is looking to introduce new ideas to his team after enjoying a coaching stint with the GB Men’s Under 20’s (Swindon Advertiser)
Nottingham Panthers forward Luke Pither looks forward to a busy week, starting with tonight’s Challenge Cup semi final first leg with Guildford Flames (Nottingham Panthers)
Speaking of the Panthers, we’re delighted to see that GM Gary Moran has left hospital after undergoing heart surgery recently. Well done, Gary! (Nottingham Panthers)
Sheffield Steelers defenceman Aaron Johnson looks ahead to the visit of Cardiff Devils at the Fly DSA Arena tonight (Sheffield Star)
GB defencewoman Jodie Bloom says their recent game against Under 20’s champions Coventry Blaze in the EIHA U20s Cup has helped with their speed ahead of the Women’s World Championships in April (Ice Hockey UK)
Milton Keynes Lightning forward Georgs Golovkovs has been selected for the Latvian national team’s training camp and they prepare for the World Championships later this year (Milton Keynes Lightning)
After Mark Richardson celebrated his 800th EIHL appearance for Cardiff Devils at the weekend, team-mate Matthew Myers will notch up 900 this weekend when he takes on former club Nottingham Panthers and the Cardiff Devils were asking for some Myers memories:
Born and raised in Cardiff, Matthew watched the Devils growing up & started his career with us so if you have any photos / stories from the early days, we'd love to hear/see them 👇 #MM900 pic.twitter.com/6S1pxX4iBL
— Cardiff Devils (@cardiffdevils) January 22, 2019