A year ago you could be fooled into thinking team mascots in the Elite Ice Hockey League had seen their day. With the possible exception of Clangus, Glasgow Clan’s enigmatic, and bizarrely athletic, bovine, mascot popularity seemed pretty low. From a Nottingham perspective, Paws would wander from block to block on game night, racing up the steps to get in some dance moves before the next play began, then trudge back down again five seconds later. There didn’t seem to be much motivation to engage with the crowd, who barely seemed interested in their giant headed club representatives.
Sam is a woman on a mission. To save broken hockey sticks from the landfill sites and turn them into beautiful, useful and one off pieces of art.
During my time with Chasing the Puck one thing has always interested me above everything else and that is Para Hockey (Sledge Hockey).
Welcome to the Guildford Flames Legends series. A series which will put the spotlight back onto the great players which formed such a vital part of the history of the club. Players who created many special moments on ice and players who helped build the infrastructure of the club; Cult heroes, championship winners – The very players who we think about when the “good ol’ days” are discussed.
The Coventry Blaze ‘Meet The Players’ night on Thursday 23rd gave a fascinating insight into the team for the upcoming season.
It has been a year and one day since the last team took up their sharpies and spent the evening crammed into Crosbys bar at the Skydome. Whilst in many respects, the evening was the same, but there was something different this year.
It’s been a while hasn’t it? Well that’s because I was working on something very special: this interview!
This weekend sees the annual UK charity forum All-Star weekend hit the main pad at Ice Sheffield after spending the last two years at Ice Arena Wales. Chasing the Puck sat down with one of the eight team captains, Nic Vidler, to talk about the event and what it means to her. Continue reading Forum All Stars 2018: An interview with Nic Vidler