The Nottingham Panthers have made a huge decision, at this critical point in the season, by deciding to relieve Rich Chernomaz of his coaching duties, effective immediately. Continue reading Breaking News: Rich Chernomaz axed by the Panthers!
A dominating home performance from the Manchester Storm saw them secure only a second four-point weekend of the season, courtesy of some relentless forechecking pressure. The hosts outworked and outplayed the visiting Fife Flyers for large parts of the game and not many would dispute the result. In what was perhaps the most committed and determined effort from the Storm, a 7-4 scoreline was somewhat flattering for the Flyers, who benefited from three powerplay goals.
A tough and gritty home performance from the Manchester Storm was just enough to outlast the Nottingham Panthers and ensure the hosts remained within touching distance of the play-off berths. Despite the numbing temperatures in the rink, a hotly contested encounter saw Storm captain Dane Byers roll back the years with a crucial overtime winner, courtesy of a well placed penalty shot.
Following yesterday’s piece assessing the viability of the Dutch team joining the Elite League, the Tilburg Trappers have officially confirmed their intentions to remain in the Oberliga until 2019/20.
The Cardiff Devils come into this weekends matchups against the Manchester Storm and Fife Flyers in top spot of the EIHL, just one point above the Belfast Giants who have title ambitions of their own, in what could be one of the tighest races to the finish line in league history.
Cardiff took over the top spot following their 4 – 3 victory over the Guildford Flames on New Years Day, and with a game still in hand over the Giants, they could really push on with their charge this weekend.
It’s the halfway point and the Guildford Flames go into 2019 with their first ever EIHL semi-final to look forward to! But however you dress it up, it’s been a rough December which has separated the best from the rest, and unfortunately, the Flames have fallen into the latter category.
An old school rivalry and a sold out stadium brought in the New Year with a bang! In what was the highest ever attended game at Altrincham Ice Rink, 2,351 people managed to people squeeze themselves into the building. As the new-found discipline from Manchester, which has seen them draw just 22 PIM’s in four games, proved decisive in how the match would be decided (sorry to those baying for blood).