Sheffield kept up any slim chance of triple Elite League Championships with a four point weekend over the Manchester Storm. Following the departure of defenseman Christoffer Bjorklund a day prior to transfer deadline day, Paul Thompson went about filling the spare import slot with former d-man Rod Sarich. Despite not icing for the battle of… Continue reading Twenty Four in a Row
Ice Hockey remains one of England’s hidden treasures in the sporting world and is just waiting for the right opportunity to be unearthed by the masses. Finishing in a silver medal spot at the two previous World Championships, Team GB are still looking for the final piece to a winning puzzle. International Ice Hockey Federation… Continue reading Are Dual Nationals The Answer For GB Ice Hockey?
Sunday night the Sheffield Steelers suffered a 3-2 defeat to top of the league Cardiff Devils in a game overshadowed with controversy. Paul Thompson and the Sheffield Steelers travelled to the Welsh capital looking to inflict a significant blow to the Devills title bid. Short benched and seemingly competing against an extra man all night,… Continue reading Excuse me Ref?
All good things have to come to an end. So when October 4th arrived, it brought to an end the most magnificent three weeks of my life. To begin this final chapter of my World Cup of Hockey diary, I want to pay tribute to the miracle of a man that my Dad is. Bringing… Continue reading World Cup of Hockey; The End
Now, the end is near and so we draw the final curtain. It’s Monday morning, I saved writing this for the morning as I was just simply too tired. It’s a little emotional, I don’t like ending memories, especially ones like this. So here it goes. Sunday signalled the end of our time in Toronto.… Continue reading World Cup of Hockey; Day 18
‘Nothing compares to the ice cold refreshment of a Coors Light’ Nine days into this trip and today was the first in which we had no Hockey to watch. With the semi-finals commencing tomorrow (Saturday) at eight o’clock, Friday was our first real opportunity to see what Toronto had to offer. After browsing the web… Continue reading World Cup of Hockey; Day 9
These boots were made for walking, and that’s just what they’ll do. If someone was to tell me that since arriving in Canada we’d be welcomed by seven straight days of bright blue skies and sunshine, Id have bitten their hand off and would still be chewing on it now. In the first few days… Continue reading World Cup of Hockey; Day 8