Heading into the fixtures on Sunday, December 21, 2014 the Utica Comets lead the Western Conference and the entire AHL. A total of 19 wins and just five regulations losses in 29 outings, see’s them at the peak of the standings and some are surprised by this team’s “miraculous” rise after a very tricky inaugural … More Utica Comets continue to soar
A crazy night in the American Hockey League. Normally I wouldn’t be writing about a selection of fixtures in the AHL during a Wednesday evening in December. Even more so when you consider the Toronto Marlies weren’t in action. However I’m compelled to do so, as this Wednesday 17th December brought perhaps the craziest night’s … More Crazy Night in the AHL
2015 IIHF ICE HOCKEY U20 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Div. II Group A Game Day 5 Two teams with not much to play for but pride in the last game of the tournament. GB sure of the gold medal but wanting to go through the tournament unbeaten but Estonia, clear of relegation thanks to beating Romania on … More GB U20’s finish unbeaten in claiming Gold.
I confess that I fell into becoming a Toronto Marlies fan and then ultimately following them so closely. I cannot remember which year I attended my first game but the turning point for me was attending one of the “Meet me at the Marlies” events hosted by Laura Hickey with some input from the indomitable … More Marlies thanks from across the Ocean
2015 IIHF ICE HOCKEY U20 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Div. II Group A Game Day 4 Whatever happens in hockey, redemption is just another game away. I’m sure being relegated by a technicality rankled with Peter Russell and his troops after battling hard in Division 1, Group B in December 2013. Losing out to eventual Gold medallists … More GB claim GOLD in thrilling finale
2015 IIHF ICE HOCKEY U20 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Div. II Group A Game Day 3 The motivation was clear. Win today and the gold medal could be within sight of one regulation win come Friday afternoon. Things haven’t gone to plan for GB of late, with captain Matt Selby out for the rest of the tournament … More Lewis Hook leads the way as GB win third straight
2015 IIHF ICE HOCKEY U20 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Div. II Group A Game Day 2 Hockey doesn’t get much better than this. An absolute classic of a hockey game between two young international teams that turned into a titanic struggle. Both teams knew this might be the gold medal decider despite only being day two and … More GB play comeback kids in Lithuanian barnstormer