Belfast to host 2017 World Championships (Division 1B)

In somewhat of a coup for Ice Hockey UK, Team Great Britain & Northern Ireland will host the 2017 World Championships (Division 1B). In conjunction with The SSE Arena, the city of Belfast and the Belfast Giants, GB convincing won the right to host their group with 72% of the vote, beating rivals Estonia. Team … More Belfast to host 2017 World Championships (Division 1B)

Toronto shut down Icecaps on home ice

The Toronto Marlies struggles against the St. John’s goaltending this year, continued as this game headed into the third period of this Sunday afternoon tilt. Rookie net minder Charlie Lindgren had performed admirably to ensure there was no score with twenty minutes remaining. Toronto’s work-rate throughout this game was relentless and was no different as … More Toronto shut down Icecaps on home ice

Toronto Marlies perfect home record falls

The Toronto Marlies perfect home record fell in disappointing fashion Saturday evening. The better team throughout the game, especially in the last forty minutes, errors in their own zone and lack of a clinical touch in front of goal would ultimately hurt Toronto. The opening twenty minutes were not the Marlies best but would see … More Toronto Marlies perfect home record falls

Toronto Marlies Weekend Preview: November 19-20

The Toronto Marlies are doubtless glad to be back in familiar surroundings after a Royal Winter Fair road-trip of high’s and lows. Toronto are riding a five game win streak at Ricoh Coliseum, with victories against Utica (2), Manitoba (2) and an overtime success over the Providence Bruins. It’ll be the St. John’s Icecaps looking … More Toronto Marlies Weekend Preview: November 19-20

Patience is key for Kasperi Kapanen after a hot start

Twelve games into the season, Kasperi Kapanen has a team leading seven goals to his name and sits second in points behind Brendan Leipsic. It’s statistics like these, allied with some visually impressive performances, that have many fans imploring a call-up for the Toronto Marlies winger. In truth, it’s been a big step forward, after … More Patience is key for Kasperi Kapanen after a hot start