Ice Hockey Today – Keefe delighted with bounce back

Hope Monday wasn’t too bad for you.  Have a catch up of the day’s headlines and find out what’s been going on in Ice Hockey Today

Belfast Giants coach Adam Keefe was a happy man after witnessing his team bounce back from two defeats to claim maximum points from their two games this weekend, reported by Belfast Telegraph

It was a mixed weekend of results for Milton Keynes Lightning as they encountered Scottish opposition in their two games, with the MK Citizen casting a reflective eye over what happened.

Sheffield Steelers defenceman Ben O’Connor previews this week’s Challenge Cup quarter final tie with Guildford Flames, describing it as “huge”. Story on the Sheffield Steelers website

Speaking of the Steelers, O’Connor, Robert Dowd and Jonathan Phillips among others are raising money for former Steelers legend Mark Thomas’ wife, Vicki, who is undergoing breast cancer treatment.  Information can be found on the Steelers website.

Our very own Craig Anderson cast his eye over what’s been happening and spoke of what happens when players have to call time on their careers immediately.  His Monday After blog is now up on the British Ice Hockey website.

We also learned five things from the weekend that we felt were worth sharing, so have a look here.

GB Under 18’s Women’s coach Cheryl Smith announced her squad for the World Championships in Dumfries next month.  See who made the cut at British Ice Hockey.

Sheffield Steelers defenceman Ryan Martinelli wants to repeat what he described as a “really cool experience”. Found out what he’s talking about in today’s Sheffield Star.

Looking ahead to the Challenge Cup, Nottingham Panthers’ headline suggests they’ve already got their last four place when they meet Manchester Storm again this week.  Sure, they’re 6-1 ahead, but nothing’s been confirmed yet.  Info on the game at the Nottingham Panthers site.

The Peterborough Telegraph reviews the Phantoms’ game with Swindon Wildcats on Sunday, complete with dramatic finale for good measure.

Telford Tigers’ 12-goal rout of Blackburn Hawks from Saturday features in today’s Shropshire Star

And, finally, all hail our Player of the Week…

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