Cardiff Devils impressing early, but have tough trip to the continent

The Cardiff Devils began their Champions Hockey League campaign in much better fashion than they did last year.

They were made to look silly in their opening game last year which ended in a 10 – 1 scoreline to HC Davos in the Valiant Arena in Switzerland, before picking up a second loss days later against Bili Tygri Liberec of the Czech Republic, in a 5 – 2 loss. But we all know what happened when the Welsh side returned home, picking up shock wins against Davos and Sweden’s Växjö Lakers.

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Winnipeg Jets sign Blake Wheeler to five-year extension

The Winnipeg Jets have put pen to paper on a new five-year deal with team captain Blake Wheeler worth a reported $41.25 million.

His new deal will kick in for the 2019-20 season, increasing his cap hit from it’s current $5.6 million hit, to $8.25 million.

Wheeler was set to become an unrestricted free agent after the upcoming season, but instead will lead the team through what looks to be an incredibly exciting time for the Jets organisation, as many of their young stars are hitting their prime.

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Rookie Guide: Explaining Ice Hockey – FAQs

As soon as the hoards of Ice Hockey Fans dust off their jerseys and get their winter clothes out, the curious come out to start asking questions. Either interested, or just stuck for conversation….

So here is a handy guide for those new to the sport to answer, or confuse those asking!

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Top stories of the opening games of the Champions Hockey League

The 2018/19 Champions Hockey League is in full swing now, and after four days of competition, some teams are flying out of the gates as expected, while other teams have really surprised the hockey world with performances you wouldn’t expect.

In this post, we’ll discuss some of the top moments from the opening weekend of the CHL.

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Manchester Storm Vs Toelzer Loewen Round Up

After the teams from Denmark had left their mark on the Manchester faithful, it was time for the Germans to try their luck at the Storm shelter in the final pre-season friendlies before the start of the 2018-2019 EIHL season.

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