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RUMOUR: GB to face three KHL sides ahead of World Championships

There’s some rumblings on social media regarding how the Great Britain National Team are to prepare for the 2019 IIHF World Championships that take place next spring in Slovakia.

According to a couple of reports, three Kontinental Hockey League teams will take on the GB National Side, with at least one of the games to take place in Sheffield, but all three games will be in the UK.

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What’s next for Ben O’Connor?

 

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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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GB success and moves for Kirk and O’Connor represent bigger picture for British Hockey

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.

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