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Francis Beauvillier Leaves Belfast Giants

The Belfast Giants have announced the shock departure of Francis Beauvillier, who departs the team with immediate effect.

Beauvillier, 25, who joined the Giants from the Manitoba Moose in the AHL, has decided to pursue a career away from the game following a meeting with Adam Keefe and Steve Thornton where he told them his heart was no longer in the game.

Head Coach Adam Keefe: “We were shocked when Francis let us know that he wanted to leave. He asked to speak with Steve Thornton and myself and told us he did not want to play hockey any longer.

“I believe Francis could have success in this league and we are disappointed to be losing him.”

Beauvillier had started life well with the league leaders, picking up 15 points overall in 27 games.

Beauvillier: “I would like to thank the Giants organisation for the past four months – you guys really are true class. Also, I would like to say thank you to the Belfast Giants fans for your loyal support. You guys deserve all of the success this season. I will miss you.”

 

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Belfast Giants: The Road Warriors

After dismantling Cardiff Devils, the defending champions, 8-1 in their own arena will anybody stop Belfast this season? The table toppers are 15-1-0 since the beginning of October and that record its even more impressive which you consider the current fixture run, ten away games in a row. After a brief return home for the Continental Cup this week (which they could see them pick-up their first piece of silverware this season), the Giants will be back on the road for another seven straight. As a result, this group of players were rightfully called road warriors by Head Coach, Adam Keefe, in a recent interview. Moreover, this time on the road appears to have bonded a largely new group and could well make them the team to beat this year. Continue reading Belfast Giants: The Road Warriors

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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Signing Fever

Things have been heating up in Belfast again this week, and I’m not just talking about this heatwave! Another two brand new signings were announced on Thursday for the Giants, exciting fans even more for the upcoming season! It seems that our wonderful Coach Keefe is putting a strong team together for the 2018-19 season. Let’s take a look at the newcomers…

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