Ice Hockey Today – Russell takes on the Beeb

Good evening, hockey fans!

We’re a bit later than usual this week, but here are the headlines from through the day and it’s been quite a busy start to the week.

GB men’s national team coach Pete Russell has blasted the BBC after they failed to mention his team’s phenomenal success in the World Championships during their Sports Personality of the Year show on Sunday night (British Ice Hockey)

Nottingham Panthers’ GB forward Brett Perlini is looking ahead to the World Championships later this year and says the national team must be ready to learn ‘tough lesson’ (Nottinghamshire Live)

They announced him on Saturday and now Sheffield Steelers fans can be excited as John Armstrong is back in the UK and ready to resume his Steelers career (Sheffield Steelers)

The sold out Boxing Day clash between Nottingham Panthers and Sheffield Steelers will be shown via a webcast, as announced by Panthers today.

Aberdeen Lynx had their teddy toss during their game with Murrayfield Racers at the weekend and the response was a good one (Aberdeen Evening Express)

How a Murrayfield Racers goalie shut out his own team in an NIHL North Cup game on Sunday (Edinburgh Evening News)

Fife Today are asking the question as to how Fife Flyers can get fans and lapsed supporters through the doors in Kirkcaldy (Fife Today)

Here’s what we learned from the weekend, well, five things we learned as we cast our eye back on British Ice Hockey

And our Player of the Week has a winner this week.  Look out for the interview in the morning…


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