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Giants Advance To Semi-Finals Despite Brave 4-2 Loss in Germany

The Stena Line Belfast Giants made history on Sunday night in Bremerhaven, Germany – advancing to the Continental Cup Semi-Finals in Angers, France next month, despite a harsh 4-2 loss to the Fischtown Pinguins. 525 more words

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Manchester Phoenix thrash Blackburn Hawks 12-5

The Manchester Phoenix returned to winning ways at the first time of asking, as they recorded a big 12-5 home win over the Blackburn Hawks in the… 810 more words

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My first live ice hockey experience

Ice hockey may not be at the top of the ‘most popular sports’ pyramid in the United Kingdom, but last weekend I decided to throw my hat into the ring and headed on down to the Silverblades Ice Rink in Altrincham – or as it’s known to the enthusiasts, the Altrincham Ice Dome – to see my local team, the Manchester Phoenix, in action against the Billingham Stars. 756 more words

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Goon (or as I've Affectionately named it Doug.)

Is like Fight Club (yes you’ve heard that one before) on ice.

But slightly brain damaged.

Doug is the sweetest guy ever, he was also a brick shit house bouncer that could pull your head off for about 5 minutes at the very start of the film. 308 more words


Game Preview: Blackburn Hawks (Home)


Manchester Phoenix vs. Blackburn Hawks

Silverblades Ice Rink
Sunday, 19 October 2014; Face-off: 17:30

THE Manchester Phoenix will be looking to bounce back after Saturday night’s 4-3 defeat to the Basingstoke Bison, as they face the Blackburn Hawks in the English Ice Hockey Association Challenge Cup. 459 more words

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'Fellows,' Philosophy, and Ice Hockey.... And Don't Forget the Jesuits!


I’ve been with some really good people for the past few hours and we arrived at the St. Giles fair in Oxford. This particular fair only happens in the summer time in Oxford, and many students of the university never get a chance to see due to their absence from the city between the terms. 1,283 more words

Photo of the Game: Week 7

Last week, the Devils were in Belfast for the weekend facing the Giants in a double header clash. As I was unable to make it, I thought I’d have my own “double-header” this week, seeing the Devils at home on Saturday against the Stingrays and then traveling to Coventry on Sunday for the away game versus the Blaze. 469 more words