Category Archives: Player Profile

GB Squad: Predicting Pete’s Picks

After successive promotions, the GB men’s ice hockey team have earned the privilege of playing against the very best national teams in the world- but who will make the squad this summer? This article will run through each player from last year’s championship winning squad and see which other GB skaters are making a claim for a spot on the plane to Slovakia.

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Flames Legend Series – Andy Sparks

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.

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Ben Blood leaves for Tappara

The Cardiff Devils have been dealt a major blow as fan favourite defenceman Ben Blood has left the side to sign a two-year deal with Finnish side Tappara Tampere.

Blood initially joined the Devils following three years in the Finnish Liiga, with two years with the Pelicans and spending last year with Porin Assat.

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The best and the worst EIHL signings so far

Ahead of this weekend’s action we will take look at the best and worst Elite League signings to date! The list has been created with help from the CTP team! Continue reading The best and the worst EIHL signings so far

Player Spotlight | Bari McKenzie

“It was an absolute honour and a privilege to be a part of Fife this year. I didn’t realise it at the time but it’s a huge achievement. I’m certainly not still going to be playing for their 90th or 100th. I might be watching though.” Bari Mckenzie begins as we sit down to talk about his move to the team.

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Manchester Storm: Blueline Battle

The off-season saw the departure of blueliners: Ryan Trenz, Matt Stanisz, Paul Swindlehurt & utility-man Nate Fleming, and with Manchester Storm currently languishing in 9th position we will take a closer look at this years blueline.  Continue reading Manchester Storm: Blueline Battle

The Next Generation: CTP’s October Bottom 16 for the 2019 NHL Entry Draft

Hey readers, it’s capitalcorrespondent and the unfortunately uncredited Ellie Green, here with brand new bad opinions about the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. Someone put us in charge of ranking hockey infants, so here we are, with sixteen freshly judged children.

That sounded wrong.

Editors note: Grab a coffee… it’s a long one! 

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