This weekend the news broke that Ben O’Connor’s contract with KHL club Barys Astana had been abandoned by newly appointed management with a desire to take the club in a “new direction”. Ben and his family now look to rearrange plans already in place for their move to Kazakhstan.
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The UK Hockey scene has almost unanimously celebrated success and congratulated individuals over the last few weeks, and quite rightly so.
Just a year after Great Britain earned promotion from Division 1B of the IIHF World Championships and moved up to Division 1A, even the biggest optimist couldn’t have predicted what happened next.
Continue reading GB success and moves for Kirk and O’Connor represent bigger picture for British Hockey
With Paul Thompson promising a new direction for the Sheffield Steelers following a trophy-less season, we take a look at the transfers so far.
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An outstanding season by Steelers defencemen Ben O’Connor has booked him a flight to play in the Kontinental Hockey League with some of the world’s best players.
Continue reading O’Connor’s a Goner: Ben O’Connor Moves to Kontinental Hockey League
Defenseman Ben O’Connor has an impressive career behind him. He moved to the USA to live with his uncle and improve and hone his craft. He has also played a season in France and further afield in Kazakhstan and was called up to the squad for team GB this year for the 9th time since first playing for them in the 2004-2005 season in the World Junior Championships.
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