It’s June 23, 2018 and Liam Kirk is a young man looking to create his own piece of hockey history. A UK born and trained hockey player, Kirk bids to become the first ever Englishman selected by an NHL team through the Entry Draft. The odds of him being selected are pretty good if you … More Liam Kirk looking to make NHL history
The high profile additions to the Elite League continue as Belfast recently added to their roster for the 2018-19 campaign. Kyle Baun is a former team-mate of Darcy Murphy (Current Belfast Giant) with the pair icing for Colgate University through 2012-2015. The 26 year old would earn himself a two-year entry level contract with the … More Belfast Giants sign Kyle Baun and Francis Beauvillier
Almost exactly twelve years after signing an entry level contract with the Minnesota Wild, forward Ryan Hamilton officially retired from playing hockey. Hamilton would not receive the opportunity to suit up with Minnesota and spent two and a half seasons with the sadly defunct Houston Aeros before being traded to Toronto in January of 2009. … More Ryan Hamilton hangs up his skates
Goaltending is often referred to as being wizardry and voodoo, and it’s not always the easiest position to play when mistakes are costly and the spotlight often focuses on the guy between the pipes. Jordan Binnington was a highly touted prospect in 2011, and the St. Louis opted to select him as 88th overall in … More Fresh start in San Antonio: Jordan Binnington
If you think of the Texas Stars then the first player that comes to mind is Travis Morin. The veteran forward has just signed on for his tenth season (AHL deal) with the team and is the only player to skate each season for the Stars since their inception in 2009. Morin was selected by … More Ten years in Texas: Travis Morin
There’s little doubt that the 2011-12 Norfolk Admirals are one of the greatest teams in AHL history. During that season Norfolk put together a winning streak not likely to be matched anytime soon by a professional hockey team. From February 10 – April 15, 2012, the Admirals won 28 consecutive games with 26 of those … More Record setting Norfolk Admirals: Where are they now?
Unwilling to be out-shined by rivals acquiring high-end overseas talent, Sheffield pounced to sign twins from North America. Matt and Ryan Rupert have been playing together for the majority of their junior and professional careers but this’ll be the first venture into an overseas league for the brothers. Both were part of a very successful … More Sheffield Steelers sign Rupert Twins
Liam Kirk became the first English born and trained player to be selected in the NHL Entry Draft when Arizona chose him in the seventh round this past June. Kirk will begin his journey toward the professional game in North America by beginning the 2018-19 season with OHL outfit, Peterborough Petes. Looking to follow in … More Next in line? Keiran Brown looking to follow in Kirk’s footsteps