Centre Ice UK – Proudly sponsoring Team GB this weekend!

It’s one of the bog standard safety items going to a hockey match to keep your eye on the puck. For this weekend’s GB matches at Ice Sheffield & Coventry’s Skydome, you’ll need to be keeping your eye on the Centre Ice UK sponsored puck at all times!

Part of the mantel of Centre Ice UK is to promote and support our wonderful sport whenever possible, I’m both extremely pleased and proud to be making such a contribution to our National Team. I would like to pass on my thanks to both Chris Ellis and Andy Buxton for not only being such a great pleasure to deal with, but for making it possible for Centre Ice UK to be one of many supporters of the team.

The last content from Centre Ice UK this season will be GB focused, and I’ll be speaking to Staff & Players from the team post-match this Saturday night. Stay tuned on the social media pages for the interviews!

For ticket & webcast information to this weekend’s matches, head to: http://www.icehockeyuk.co.uk/live-webcasts-this-weekend-p191584

Look forward to seeing all you GB fans this Saturday in Sheffield!

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Centre Ice UK Podcast – Episode 14

The latest EIHL/EPL results & fixtures, along with the latest transactions & discipline news of the league.

Team GB U18s Head Coach Martin Grubb gives us a great insight to the team ahead of their Championships in Dumfries Ice Bowl next week, see our links below on how to catch this exciting young team either in person or the free Ice Hockey UK stream!

This episode of Centre Ice UK brings you up to speed on the main headlines in UK hockey.

Any questions, comments, suggestions or even wish to contribute content? Feel free to contact me via e-mail on: comments@centreiceuk.com

EIHL Results:

Saturday, March 15th:

Braehead Clan 2-4 Cardiff Devils

Edinburgh Capitals 1-3 Sheffield Steelers

Dundee Stars 8-2 Hull Stingrays

Fife Flyers 6-2 Belfast Giants

 

Sunday, March 16th:

Belfast Giants 4-3 Braehead Clan (OT)

Dundee Stars 3-4 Fife Flyers (SO)

Coventry Blaze 4-3 Nottingham Panthers

Cardiff Devils 7-2 Edinburgh Capitals

Sheffield Steelers 3-2 Hull Stingrays

EPL Results:

Saturday, March 15th:

Swindon Wildcats 2-0 Manchester Phoenix

Slough Jets 2-5 Telford Tigers

Basingstoke Bison 4-3 Sheffield Steeldogs

Milton Keynes Lightning 3-1 Peterborough Phantoms

Sunday, March 16th:

Manchester Phoenix 5-2 Basingstoke Bison

Peterborough Phantoms 2-5 Milton Keynes Lightning

Telford Tigers 6-1 Slough Jets

Guildford Flames 5-2 Sheffield Steeldogs

Bracknell Bees 0-1 Swindon Wildcats

Below are various links relating to the topics discussed, I hope you enjoy the podcast!

EPL Website: http://www.eiha.co.uk/

Elite League website: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/

Centre Ice UK on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/centreiceuk

Centre Ice UK on twitter: http://twitter.com/CentreIceUK

EIHL on Premier Sports: http://www.premiersports.tv/ice-hockey/elite-league-ice-hockey/

School girl hit by hockey puck: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/northern-ireland/schoolgirl-hit-by-hockey-puck-at-belfast-giants-match-is-seeking-landmark-settlement-court-hears-30108029.html & http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-26654145

GB senior 28 man squad: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/gb-name-28-man-squad–p191039

GB U18s webcasts from Dumfries: http://www.icehockeyuk.co.uk/webcasts-from-dumfries–p191162

IIHF stats & Standings for U18s: http://www.iihf.com/competition/371/statistics.html

Manchester Phoenix – EPL Winners: http://www.manchesterphoenix.co.uk/news/2455/phoenix-beat-bison-title-decider-thriller

Manchester Phoenix podcast website: http://www.phoenix-podcast.com/

Manchester Phoenix podcast twitter: http://twitter.com/PnxPodcast

EIHL discipline news: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/match-penalties–p191014

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Centre Ice UK Podcast – Episode 13

The latest EIHL/EPL results & fixtures, along with the latest transactions & discipline news of the league.

Aaron Murphy from Premier Sports takes a little time out of his hectic schedule to join me this week and tell us about his Olympic experience over in Sochi, Russia. We also discuss the latest match on Premier Sports between Fife & Nottingham, and the coverage of Team GB on the channel being secured for another 3 years.

This episode of Centre Ice UK brings you up to speed on the main headlines in UK hockey.

Any questions, comments, suggestions or even wish to contribute content? Feel free to contact me via e-mail on: comments@centreiceuk.com

EIHL Results:

Friday, March 7th:

Belfast Giants 5-4 Cardiff Devils

Saturday, March 8th:

Braehead Clan 8-2 Nottingham Panthers

Hull Stingrays 5-1 Sheffield Steelers

Fife Flyers 8-3 Edinburgh Capitals

Coventry Blaze 3-1 Dundee Stars

Sunday, March 9th:

Nottingham Panthers 5-2 Fife Flyers

Dundee Stars 3-1 Braehead Clan

Sheffield Steelers 5-4 Belfast Giants (SO)

Cardiff Devils 5-1 Coventry Blaze

Wednesday, March 12th:

Belfast Giants 4-1 Nottingham Panthers

Hull Stingrays 7-3 Fife Flyers

EPL Results:

Saturday, March 8th:

Bracknell Bees 3-4 Telford Tigers (OT)

Slough Jets 1-6 Milton Keynes

Basingstoke Bison 2-5 Swindon Wildcats

Manchester Phoenix 5-4 Guildford Flames

Sunday, March 9th:

Guildford Flames 4-3 Slough Jets (SO)

Milton Keynes Lightning 0-3 Swindon Wildcats

Telford Tigers 4-5 Manchester Phoenix

Below are various links relating to the topics discussed, I hope you enjoy the podcast!

EPL Website: http://www.eiha.co.uk/

Elite League website: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/

Centre Ice UK on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/centreiceuk

Centre Ice UK on twitter: http://twitter.com/CentreIceUK

EIHL on Premier Sports: http://www.premiersports.tv/ice-hockey/elite-league-ice-hockey/

Centre Ice UK at Telford Tigers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pTb0xRJ808

Henley article: http://www.nottinghampost.com/Nottingham-Panther-Brent-Henley-says-s-targeted/story-20770378-detail/story.html

Basingstoke Bison – EPL Cup Winners: http://www.bstokebison.co.uk/page/Individual_News/1352

Dundee Stars – Conference Winners: http://www.dundeestars.com/news/news_item.asp?NewsID=757

Tigers Qualify for Play-Offs: http://www.telfordtigers.co.uk/index.php/news-2013/158-tigers-qualify-for-post-season-playoff-s

GB Women’s squad for Italy: http://www.icehockeyuk.co.uk/gb-women-name-squad-for-asiago-p190761

Warm-up for U18s: http://www.icehockeyuk.co.uk/korea-warm-up-game-for-gb-u18s-p190948

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Centre Ice UK Podcast – Episode 12

The latest EIHL/EPL results & fixtures, along with the latest transactions & discipline news of the league.

There’s been EIHL trophies handed out, Gold medals won, coaching changes, club fan forums, raging coaches on the ice, testimonials, player transactions, bans issued. All in all, not too much has been going on!

This episode of Centre Ice UK brings you up to speed on it all.

Any questions, comments or suggestions? Feel free to contact me via e-mail on: comments@centreiceuk.com

Below are various links relating to the topics discussed, I hope you enjoy the podcast!

AVFTB website: http://www.kingdomofthegiants.com/podcast/

AVFTB Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/avftb

Tony Smith on Radio Sheffield: https://audioboo.fm/boos/1953062-sheffield-steelers-owner-tony-smith-on-new-head-coach-gerad-adams

Gerad Adams on Radio Sheffield: https://audioboo.fm/boos/1953242-sheffield-steelers-new-head-coach-gerad-adams

Steelers fan forum summary: http://steeltalk.hockeytweets.co.uk/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=4112&sid=f1b66f3cbb151a000f26ff4f102b48ad

Puck Podcast: http://www.puckpodcast.com/

247 TV link: http://www.247.tv/eihl/

EPL Website: http://www.eiha.co.uk/

Elite League website: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/

Centre Ice UK on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/centreiceuk

Centre Ice UK on twitter: http://twitter.com/CentreIceUK

EIHL on Premier Sports: http://www.premiersports.tv/ice-hockey/elite-league-ice-hockey/

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Centre Ice UK Podcast – Episode 11

The latest EIHL/EPL results & fixtures, along with the latest transactions & discipline news of the league.

It’s ended up being a very eventful week! Everything seemed normal enough until the 2 surprise coaching changes were made in the EIHL, sandwiched in-between those changes & the Olympic hockey was the announcement of the provisional GB Squad in Lithuania for April.

My guests this week are Patrick Smyth from Belfast’s A View from the Bridge, to get his reaction & thoughts on the sacking of Doug Christiansen. Fife Flyers Player/Assistant Coach Danny Stewart talks to us about the team’s recent upsurge in form, and their final push to grab a play-off spot.

Any questions, comments or suggestions? Feel free to contact me via e-mail on: comments@centreiceuk.com

Below are various links relating to the topics discussed, I hope you enjoy the podcast!

Team GB Provisional squad: https://www.icehockeyuk.co.uk/gb-men-name-initial-35-man-squad-p190307

AVFTB website: http://www.kingdomofthegiants.com/podcast/

AVFTB Twitter: http://twitter.com/avftb

Steelers release Doug: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/steelers-release-doug-p190408

Tony Smith on Radio Sheffield: https://audioboo.fm/boos/1920222-tony-smith-steelershockey-interview-on-bbc-radio-sheffield-following-the-sacking-of-doug-christiansen#t=1m6s

Blaze Change Coach: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/blaze-change-coach–p190327

Lefebvre moves on http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/lefebvre-moves-on-p190328

EIHL petition for NHL game: https://www.facebook.com/EliteLeaguePetition?fref=ts

247 TV link: http://www.247.tv/eihl/

EPL Website: http://www.eiha.co.uk/

Elite League website: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/

Centre Ice UK on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/centreiceuk

Centre Ice UK on twitter: http://twitter.com/CentreIceUK

EIHL on Premier Sports: http://www.premiersports.tv/ice-hockey/elite-league-ice-hockey/

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Centre Ice UK Podcast – Episode 10

The latest EIHL results & fixtures, along with the latest transactions & discipline news of the league.

My guest for this week is Coventry Blaze Head Coach Matt Soderstrom, who’s team is currently enjoying a good run of form, and looking to make a push up to 2nd place that is only 5 points off. Matt talks about the most recent matches between the Capitals & Panthers, along with the weekend ahead, and about all his years with the Blaze, making the ascent from Player to Head Coach.

More coming from next week, as we start to cover the latest news & results from the EPL! New EPL interviews & features to come soon!

Any questions, comments or suggestions? Feel free to contact me via e-mail on: comments@centreiceuk.com

Below are various links relating to the topics discussed, I hope you enjoy the podcast!

Coventry Blaze website: http://www.coventryblaze.co.uk/

Coventry Blaze Twitter: http://twitter.com/covblazehockey

EIHL Discipline news: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/baldwin-hartmann-bans-p190197

EIHL petition for NHL game: https://www.facebook.com/EliteLeaguePetition?fref=ts

247 TV link: http://www.247.tv/eihl/

EPL Website: http://www.eiha.co.uk/

Elite League website: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/

EIHL PO Weekend info: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/2014-pofw-ticket-details-p189962

Centre Ice UK on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/centreiceuk

Centre Ice UK on twitter: http://twitter.com/CentreIceUK

EIHL on Premier Sports: http://www.premiersports.tv/ice-hockey/elite-league-ice-hockey/

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Centre Ice UK Podcast – Episode 9

The latest EIHL results & fixtures, along with the latest transactions & discipline news of the league.

My guest for this week is former Braehead Clan Head Coach Paul Gardner, who is currently enjoying a successful time with the Tilburg Trappers of Holland. Paul reflects about his time with the Braehead Clan, and tells us about his first season in Dutch hockey, and gives some nice insights to the Dutch Ice Hockey setup.

Any questions, comments or suggestions? Feel free to contact me via e-mail on: comments@centreiceuk.com

Below are various links relating to the topics discussed, I hope you enjoy the podcast!

Tilburg Trappers website: http://www.trappers.nl/

Tilburg Trappers Twitter: http://twitter.com/Tilburgtrappers

247 TV link: http://www.247.tv/eihl/

EPL Website: http://www.eiha.co.uk/

Elite League website: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/

EIHL PO Weekend info: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/2014-pofw-ticket-details-p189962

Centre Ice UK on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/centreiceuk

Centre Ice UK on twitter: http://twitter.com/CentreIceUK

EIHL on Premier Sports: http://www.premiersports.tv/ice-hockey/elite-league-ice-hockey/

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Centre Ice UK Podcast – Episode 8

The latest EIHL results & fixtures, along with the latest transactions & discipline news of the league.

My guest for this week is Belfast Giants Forward Colin Shields, he talks about the Giants recent form, their upcoming game with Braehead, the work Colin has done to help the homeless in Belfast, and his views on the topic of British Player Development.

Your comments also feature on what you would have put on the agenda for the recently held EIHL board meeting.

Any questions, comments or suggestions? Feel free to contact me via e-mail on: comments@centreiceuk.com

Below are various links relating to the topics discussed, I hope you enjoy the podcast!

Colin Shields twitter account: http://twitter.com/sheds19

Belfast Giants Twitter: http://twitter.com/BelfastGiants

Homeless for Belfast website: http://www.homelessbelfast.org/

Homeless for Belfast twitter: http://twitter.com/homelessbelfast

247 TV link: http://www.247.tv/eihl/

EPL Website: http://www.eiha.co.uk/

Elite League website: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/

EIHL PO Weekend info: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/2014-pofw-ticket-details-p189962

Centre Ice UK on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/centreiceuk

Centre Ice UK on twitter: http://twitter.com/CentreIceUK

EIHL on Premier Sports: http://www.premiersports.tv/ice-hockey/elite-league-ice-hockey/

EIHL discipline news: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/harvey-one-match-ban–p189939

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Centre Ice UK Podcast – Episode 7

The latest EIHL results & fixtures, along with the latest transactions & discipline news of the league.

My guest for this week is Ray Schmitt, Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations for the Elmira Jackals of the ECHL. It’s your chance to learn about both the ECHL where many EIHL teams source a good number of their imports from, and find out more about one of the club’s operating there. Ray also tells us more about how he got involved in the sport, and gives us an idea on how the affiliation agreements work & more!

Any questions, comments or suggestions? Feel free to contact me via e-mail on: comments@centreiceuk.com

Below are various links relating to the topics discussed, I hope you enjoy the podcast!

Elmira Jackals website: http://www.jackalshockey.com/

ECHL website: http://www.echl.com/

Ray Schmitt twitter account: http://twitter.com/radio_ray

Elmira Jackals Twitter: http://twitter.com/JackalsHockey

EPL Website: http://www.eiha.co.uk/

Elite League website: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/

Centre Ice UK on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/centreiceuk

Centre Ice UK on twitter: http://twitter.com/CentreIceUK

EIHL on Premier Sports: http://www.premiersports.tv/ice-hockey/elite-league-ice-hockey/

EIHL discipline news: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/match-ban-for-harvey-p189634

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Centre Ice UK Podcast – Overtime Edition 1

My very special guest for this week is Red Touch Media CEO & Telford Tigers owner Wayne Scholes. He talks about his rise from fan of the club to owner, where he sees the future of the Tigers & the sport itself & a few other topics!

Any questions, comments or suggestions? Feel free to contact me via e-mail on: comments@centreiceuk.com

Below are various links relating to the topics discussed, I hope you enjoy this special edition of the podcast!

Wayne Scholes twitter account: http://twitter.com/WayneScholes

Telford Tigers Twitter: http://twitter.com/TelfordTigers

EPL Website: http://www.eiha.co.uk

Telford Tigers Website: http://www.telfordtigers.co.uk/

Elite League website: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/

Centre Ice UK on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/centreiceuk

Centre Ice UK on twitter: http://twitter.com/CentreIceUK

Very Happy New Year to you all, and my best to you for 2014!

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