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EIHL 12th Spot: Third time lucky in (Kingston upon) Hull?

When the Edinburgh Capitals confirmed they wouldn’t be returning for the 2018/9 EIHL season, many believed the Hull Pirates were the natural successor’s for the vacant 12th spot. However, after floating the idea at EIHL board level they decided to remain apart of the NIHL, for now. The management’s deferral has afforded the Pirates more time to assess their long-term options, in an attempt to avoid a repeat of the two failed ventures in British ice hockey’s top-tier. Yet, with a new ice rink reaching its completion in Leeds, time is no longer a friend for the Pirates and their EIHL bid. 

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