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“I used to call him the Deadman”- An interview with Matt Nickerson

Perhaps the most unmistakable figure in Elite League history, Matt Nickerson offers his thoughts and opinions on the British game. An interview which talks about his time in the UK, life as an enforcer, oh and that ban…

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“I kinda put a target on my own back” – An interview with Jay Rosehill

One of the toughest players ever to grace the British game, Jay Rosehill spoke with the endless amounts of passion and he even had time to share a few special words fans just for EIHL fans. This candid interview with the former NHLer lifts the lid on the league’s officiating, life in the UK and much much more…it might even help to change your opinion on one of the EIHL’s biggest characters.  Continue reading “I kinda put a target on my own back” – An interview with Jay Rosehill

The Flying D man

Ladies and gentlemen, in this article I wanted to consider a player who in our elite years has played fantastic hockey, is a great pro, a great guy in general and loved by both the fans and his team mates? Yes that’s right, number 7 Derek Keller.

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Who loves the boaby on a Saturday night?

Well folks I was thinking one day, we should see about getting some interviews with some old time Elite players and some guys who played for Fife. You know, with it being the 80th anniversary and all?

So for this interview I have managed to speak with forward Bobby Chaumont.

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The Oldest Go At It – Fife v Nottingham

Ladies and Gentlemen, Saturday night in Fife was not only the battle of the two oldest teams in the league but the two top teams going at it for top spot in the Elite League. Welcome to the auld barn, the Nottingham Panthers.

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Of course it’s hot in here..

A year ago you could be fooled into thinking team mascots in the Elite Ice Hockey League had seen their day. With the possible exception of Clangus, Glasgow Clan’s enigmatic, and bizarrely athletic, bovine, mascot popularity seemed pretty low. From a Nottingham perspective, Paws would wander from block to block on game night, racing up the steps to get in some dance moves before the next play began, then trudge back down again five seconds later. There didn’t seem to be much motivation to engage with the crowd, who barely seemed interested in their giant headed club representatives.

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