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!
On the 27th of June, 2014, it was announced that a ‘monster of a man’ was joining the Elite League.
Standing at 6 foot 5 inches tall, bringing with him a GAA of 2.73 from Germany; they weren’t wrong.
“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
When crowd numbers rise in any sport, the chance of venues encountering problems inevitably does with it. In Ice Arena Wales alone this season we’ve already experienced someone throwing the contents of their drink into the penalty box as well as a man dressed up as a furry animal diving onto the ice after the game had finished. Subsequently the man who wasted a perfectly … Continue reading Sit down and behave yourself
I know in my last piece I said my CHL experience was over, but since then I’ve become slightly addicted with the competition. Since my previous piece I’ve managed to get work experience at the CHL final and I’ve been asked to do a few things for the competition in the meantime, which I couldn’t refuse. Continue reading “A Cardiff fan in Nottingham.”
After another intense weekend of hockey in the elite league, criticism towards the Department of Player Safety (DOPS) has escalated to a dangerous level with one player claiming that “safety is now in the hands of the players.” The catalyst behind the criticism follows the board’s ruling on Sheffield Steelers forward Colton Fretter, who was given a one match ban for charging against Belfast player … Continue reading “Where do DOPS go from here?”