Category Archives: Blog

April 15, 2023


It’s finally here!

The 2023 EIHL Playoffs are finally here and four teams are ready to throw down to lift the title on Sunday evening.

Thousands of fans from the ten teams across the EIHL are descending on Nottingham and the craic is sure to be mighty after a wet start tot he weekend…

February 18, 2019

For the last few seasons, the Elite League’s Department of Player Safety (DoPS) has been the cause of more controversy than the latest Brad Marchand licking incident.

After the debacle of the 2017/18 season’s Belfast Giants’ Spiro Goulakos vs Sheffield Steelers’ Colton Fretter, we all thought that we had seen the back of the unaccountable and shadowy DoPS of the past. This however…

January 20, 2019

The Stag Do has arrived!

All four guys will head away to the bright lights of Las Vegas on early Sunday morning, and you can keep up with all the action both here and across our social media platforms all week long.

We’ll be posting snippets on our, Instagram account and will have Twitter covered too – but you can get all this D14 Content,…

December 30, 2018


John chats with players and coaching staff from both the Kirkcaldy Kestrels and Team USA Military All-Stars as they play their first game of their UK tour in Fife.
We chat pre-game with Team USA Military players Jake DeCelles of the U.S. Naval Academy and Skyler Rossbach as they prepare for their first games outside of the U.S.
Post-game, John chats to Kestrels players; forward Conor Duncan and starting netminder David…

September 08, 2018

We stand on the edge of the precipice…social lives on hold, or starting up again (depends how you look at it!), saving on the food shop to save for those all important away trips (you don’t really need milk anyway) and the cold sweats that will be brought about by third period rallies, going two goals down and any visit from those certain members of team striped we all love…

August 30, 2018

This evening sees the start of the competitive hockey for one of the Elite League teams who will compete against our neighbours to the east…no further east than Glasgow…and Fife….yup, there you go!

Hello Europe, EIHL calling!

The Cardiff Devils will see the puck drop competitively for the first time this season, in games that matter, and will be hoping to represent the league in the Champions Hockey League as well as Nottingham did last…

July 24, 2018

Over the years, there have been some distinctly…

November 14, 2017

As my adventure to the spiritual home country of hockey ends with me sat in seat 39G of Air Canada’s flight to London, I find myself at a loose end and able to start to reflect on what has been a trip of a lifetime. I really should mention that this trip wouldn’t have happened if not for my amazing fiancée Catherine either, so now that’s the mushy part…

October 30, 2017


So, I’ve been in Canada a little under a week now and I’ve been to my first ever NHL game at the Bell Centre (Centre Bell to the native Québécois Montrealers) and so far the hockey experience here has been very different to that I’ve experienced back home in Belfast.

Firstly, the scale of it is on another…