Bakersfield to host ’Condorstown Outdoor Classic’

The American Hockey League’s continued pursuit to ensure hockey continues to boom out west, has resulted in a second consecutive Outdoor Classic featuring two teams from the newly formed Pacific Division. The Bakersfield Condors will entertain the Ontario Reign at the Memorial Stadium, home to the Bakersfield College Renegades football team. Opened in 1955 and … More Bakersfield to host ’Condorstown Outdoor Classic’

Cardiff Devils v Medveščak Zagreb Weekend Review

Born through vision and opportunism, this was a venture by Cardiff that would have been unthinkable to many fans just a few years ago. A week long visit by Kontinental Hockey League team Medveščak Zagreb proved to be a huge success in every way possible. Hailing from Croatia, the Medveščak organisation could not have been … More Cardiff Devils v Medveščak Zagreb Weekend Review

Medveščak Zagreb ‘5 to watch’

The following article was written for the Cardiff Devils match programme, for the weekend they faced KHL team Medveščak Zagreb. It was the first time I’ve had my work published in print and hopefully not the last. Medveščak Zagreb have rung the changes this summer, with many of last season’s roster, including leading scorer Radek Smolenak, … More Medveščak Zagreb ‘5 to watch’

Cardiff Devils 1 – Medveščak Zagreb 4

If Saturday’s 6-0 score line failed to do justice to Cardiff’s performance, then Sunday provided a little retribution in that respect. Both teams made changes with Cardiff’s player/coach Andrew Lord suited and booted behind the bench. The visitors rested Captain Mike Glumac, with Mark Katic wearing the “C” and Niko Hovinen replacing Danny Taylor between … More Cardiff Devils 1 – Medveščak Zagreb 4

Cardiff Devils 0 Medveščak Zagreb 6

It what was an historic night of hockey, the Cardiff Devils fans graciously applauded their visitors from Croatia, as Medveščak Zagreb of the KHL stepped onto British ice for the very first time. KHL Vice President George Kobylanski was on hand for the ceremonial puck drop, which Mike Glumac, in his second season of captaining Medveščak, … More Cardiff Devils 0 Medveščak Zagreb 6