Under rookie player-coach Ben Simon, the Steelers took the 2010-11 title in one of the closest finishes yet in the EIHL era. Could they retain their crown the following season? Time to strap yourselves into the time machine, it’s the ninth edition of this particular article and a look back at the ninth season of the EIHL. It’s time for 2011-12.
It’s August and how us hockey fans have longed for this time. It’s just over 4 months since the puck finally dropped on the ice, Cardiff walking away from our den carrying the Playoff trophy aloft.
Time once more to go back into our EIHL time machine and visit another season in the archives. This time we go back into season eight, the 2010-11 season. Coventry Blaze had captured their fourth crown the season beforehand, could they win back to back titles for the second successive time and make it five titles in just eight years? Only one way to find out…
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It’s a new season ahead for us all, and for the Sheffield Steelers it’s no exception. Last season was a disappointing one for the Steelers as they failed to pick up any silverware at all and had a very inconsistent season all round. Can the new look Steelers right that wrong? Let’s look at the roster, position by position.
So Rich Chernomaz begins his tenure as Nottingham Panthers coach, but what do we what do we know about him?
It’s undoubtedly been a tough go for Stars fans of late, since their addition to the EIHL eight years ago they have for the most part been a playoff bubble team. Often just qualifying for playoffs to be bounced in the first round and sometimes not at all.
Sheffield Steelers completed their roster for the season ahead when they signed Canadian winger Stefan Della Rovere and such will ice a full complement of imports. Della Rovere’s signing had been much mooted around the hockey grapevine recently and comes as no surprise to many.