The Cardiff Devils made their fifth signing announcement of the off-season yesterday when they confirmed that power forward Joey Haddad was back for his sixth season as a Devil. I thought it was time enough to look back at the first five signings, and see where the rest of the off-season will go. Joey Martin The Goat is back. There’s not much more that needs … Continue reading Cardiff Devils – The summer so far
I didn’t follow the Devils back when Scott Matzka played for the team, but watching clips and hearing stories, you get a sense of how special he was not only as a player, but as a person too. On Friday night his story was shown at Ice Arena Wales, tracking his time since being diagnosed with ALS – or Motor Neurone disease as it’s known … Continue reading An inspiring evening.
As a hockey fan, what do you do when your team overturns a huge deficit to reach a cup final? You lose your mind on social media obviously.
Normally, when I write for this page, I find myself having to write about a few poor results, or the importance of an upcoming fixture. But, as it’s Christmas, I thought I’d give all the Devils fans something to smile about, and perhaps the rest of the league something to worry about. I don’t tend to stream hockey games when I can’t make it to … Continue reading Merry Christmas Cardiff Devils!
“Sports are for everyone and so is ice hockey.”
It might’ve been a few weeks ago but we should never forget the important message shared by the Cardiff Devils. Continue reading “Pride Night in Cardiff.”
This weekend is make or break for the Cardiff Devils. After a tough start to the season, outlined in my last piece, the Devils finally seemed to wake up a bit, improving and beginning to play like champions again. A fortnight ago they played the game of their season, when they shut out the Giants, in Belfast. After that result, they were six wins from … Continue reading Fight or Flight
So that’s it, the Cardiff Devils have finished their CHL adventure. Having watched the team at their home games, and out in Davos, the improvement has been huge. But that said, the reigning Elite League Champions haven’t exactly been firing on all cylinders. Two big home league losses – 6-1 to Manchester Storm; and 5-3 to Belfast Giants – have meant that criticism has come … Continue reading Consistently Inconsistent