EIHA and Hockey is Diversity collaborate again to promote inclusivity during Pride Week 2024
English Ice Hockey Association
by Media Manager
6M ago
The English Ice Hockey Association is thrilled to continue its partnership with Hockey is Diversity in support of Pride Week 2024.  As part of this initiative, the EIHA is partnering with Hockey is Diversity to distribute specially-designed pride stickers to all NIHL, WNIHL and junior teams across the country.  EIHA vice-chair Duncan Hough said: “We are delighted to continue our collaboration with Hockey is Diversity in striving to promote an inclusive environment within our sport. “Ice hockey is for everyone, and by participating in Pride Week, we reinforce our commitment to divers ..read more
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NIHL round-up | 9-10 December
English Ice Hockey Association
by Media Manager
6M ago
An emphatic four-point weekend for MK Lightning saw them retain their grip on top spot in the Planet Ice NIHL National Division. Lightning picked up an impressive 9-3 victory over Sheffield Steeldogs on Saturday before visiting Hull Seahawks and winning 4-1 the following day. Leeds Knights kept pace at the top of the table after going 2/2 themselves. The Knights beat Telford Tigers and Bees IHC over the weekend – both by a 5-2 margin. Peterborough Phantoms’ fine form continued as they established a six-point cushion between themselves and 4th-placed Hull. The Phantoms defeated their nearest r ..read more
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Disciplinary | Saturday 9 December
English Ice Hockey Association
by Media Manager
6M ago
Following last weekend’s NIHL action, the EIHA’s Department of Player Safety (DOPS) have issued the following sanctions: Rhodes Mitchell-King (Telford Tigers) – 4 game suspension. Penalty points +5 – Fighting Josh Ealey Newman (Streatham Redhawks NIHL 1) – 2 game suspension – Fighting unwilling combatant Will Stead (Bees IHC) – 2 game suspension. Penalty points +5 – Fighting Harvey Stead (Bees IHC) – 8 game suspension – 6 games for an illegal check to the head. 2 games for hitting +10 penalty points threshold Ryan Bainborough (Peterborough Phantoms NIHL 2) – 3 game suspension – Slashing back ..read more
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NIHL preview | 9-10 December
English Ice Hockey Association
by Media Manager
6M ago
There’s plenty to look out for in the Planet Ice NIHL National Division this weekend.  League leaders MK Lightning will hope to stretch their advantage at the top and capitalise on any slip-up from defending champions Leeds Knights. Lightning host Sheffield Steeldogs on Saturday before visiting 4th-placed Hull Seahawks the following day. Leeds sit two points off top spot heading into the latest round of fixtures, and they start their weekend with a home game against Telford Tigers. This is followed by a trip to Berkshire to face Bees IHC on Sunday evening. Peterborough Phantoms start the ..read more
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Telford Tigers’ annual Teddy Toss a heart-warming success
English Ice Hockey Association
by Media Manager
6M ago
Last weekend, in the spirit of giving and spreading joy during the festive season, Telford Tigers hosted their annual Teddy Toss weekend that not only delighted fans, but also brought comfort to local children in need. The heart-warming event, held during games against Bees IHC and Altrincham Aces, witnessed an incredible outpouring of generosity as over 250 teddy bears rained down onto the ice in flurry of furry throws. From small plush teddies to larger, more elaborate stuffed animals, each bear represented a gesture of kindness and a willingness from Tigers fans to contribute to a greater ..read more
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Swindon Ice Hockey Academy to return home
English Ice Hockey Association
by Media Manager
6M ago
Swindon Ice Hockey Academy are delighted to be returning to home ice as of Monday 18 December. The Swindon Wildcats Ice Hockey Academy (SWIHA) is the next step on a player’s pathway after their ‘Learn to Play’ programme. Running from U9s to U18s level, the club’s academy is a big part of their community programme, with many teams seeing multiple successes throughout the season.  Their home rink at Swindon’s Link Centre closed as the result of a flood in September, following unprecedented torrential rain overnight. SWIHA chairman Lee Mason: “I would like to thank Michelle Leigh and S ..read more
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EIHA appoint new coaching general manager
English Ice Hockey Association
by Media Manager
7M ago
We are excited to confirm the appointment of Pete Winn as the EIHA’s new coaching general manager. Pete has over 30 years experience as a coach, winning eight national championships at senior level, including a Grand Slam with the Whitley Bay Warriors, before moving into youth hockey developing regional and community programmes for several top junior clubs. Pete has also attended and coached at several IIHF coaching symposiums and high-performance camps across Europe. Internationally, he was part of the England National Team Programme as the head coach of the U15, U17, and U19 teams and was s ..read more
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Mites & Mighty Mites Winter Classic 2023
English Ice Hockey Association
by Media Manager
7M ago
The England National Team Programme (ENTP) are delighted to confirm details of a Winter Classic Mites & Mighty Mites training day at iceSheffield on 30 December 2023. Mighty Mites, since being introduced several years ago,  has always been a huge success with showing our young new players what it is like to experience an ENTP training day and games at iceSheffield, for those under eight years of age. Last season we introduced the Mites, and this was a roaring success. We have decided to have a Winter Classic and create two events which will be on a first come, first served basis ..read more
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Sheffield Steelkings’ traditional “Winter Blast” to return
English Ice Hockey Association
by Media Manager
7M ago
Sheffield Steelkings Para Ice Hockey Club will host their traditional Christmas “Winter Blast” exhibition game on Sunday 17 December at IceSheffield. The game takes place at 3:40pm, and admission for the inter-squad friendly will be free. There will also be a merchandise stall, with items on sale to pick up some last-minute Christmas essentials and support the club in the process. On the importance of the Winter Blast, Steelkings chairman Jake Oakley said: “We understand that it can be difficult for families to keep their children entertained over the holidays, especially as we get closer to ..read more
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NIHL round-up | 2-3 December
English Ice Hockey Association
by Media Manager
7M ago
It remains tight at the top of the Planet Ice NIHL National Division after MK Lightning and Leeds Knights shared the spoils in their top-of-the-table double-header. Both were competitive affairs, with league leaders Lightning coming from a goal behind to defeat the Knights 4-1 on Saturday. The reverse fixture at Planet Ice Leeds also resulted in a home win as the Knights came from 3-2 down to win 6-3. Milton Keynes stay two points clear at the top, although Leeds have played three games fewer. Peterborough Phantoms remain third in the standings after winning their only game of the weekend 5-2 ..read more
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