After winning two games in a row in over 3 and a half months with yesterdays win over EV Zug, the Flyers extend their streak to 3 wins and lifted Sean Simpson's team back on a play off spot. ... Read more»
- League status: Active
- Administered by: Elite Ice Hockey League
- Head manager: Andy French
- Year of start: 2003
- WWW: http://www.eliteleague.co.uk/
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|09 Feb 2016 |||Scott Brannon (F)||Rapid City Rush||Dundee Stars|
|08 Feb 2016 |||David Ling (F)||Nottingham Panthers||unknown|
|06 Feb 2016 |||Garrett Milan (F)||Dunaújvárosi Acélbikák||Edinburgh Capitals|
|04 Feb 2016 |||Chris Bruton (F)||Braehead Clan||Coventry Blaze|
|1.||David Ling||C||Nottingham Panthers||58||21||50||71||137||0|
|2.||Joey Martin||F||Cardiff Devils||41||21||39||60||12||0|
|3.||Matt Sisca||C||Manchester Storm||41||24||32||56||30||0|
|4.||Vincent Scarsella||F||Manchester Storm||39||21||33||54||20||0|
|5.||Alex Leavitt||C||Braehead Clan||38||19||30||49||26||0|
|6.||Ryan Hayes||RW||Sheffield Steelers||40||21||25||46||138||0|
|7.||Lou Dickenson||C||Dundee Stars||41||20||25||45||12||0|
|8.||Justin Fox||F||Fife Flyers||39||22||22||44||36||0|
|9.||James Desmarais||C||Belfast Giants||40||18||26||44||40||0|
|10.||Tyler Mosienko||C||Sheffield Steelers||40||15||28||43||47||0|
The league champion is determined based on regular season. Top eight teams advance to play-offs, fighting for a separate play-off trophy.
- from 2003 to present: EIHL
- 2014-2015: Sheffield Steelers
- 2013-2014: Belfast Giants
- 2012-2013: Nottingham Panthers
- 2011-2012: Belfast Giants
- 2010-2011: Sheffield Steelers
- 2009-2010: Coventry Blaze
- 2008-2009: Sheffield Steelers
- 2007-2008: Coventry Blaze
- 2006-2007: Coventry Blaze
- 2005-2006: Belfast Giants
- 2004-2005: Coventry Blaze
- 2003-2004: Sheffield Steelers
Serie A: Paul Zanette returns to Asiago
Paul Zanette, an Italian-Canadian dual citizen, has signed a contract with defending Italian champion Asiago Hockey. The 27-year old two-way-forward has already played for the 'stellati' during the 2012/2013 and 2013/2014 season, collecting 45 goals and 60 assists. He spent the last season in EBEL, also representing Bolzano in the CHL, before joining the Edinburgh Capitals (EIHL) this past off-season. He is expected to be an impact player on Asiago's route to defend the 'scudetto'.(02 Feb 2016)
Steelers sign Hayes
Sheffield Steelers of the EIHL today swooped for new signing Ryan Hayes, the EIHL top goalscorer with Edinburgh Capitals. This is hot on the heels of the signing of Swedish forward Conny Stromberg. Hayes, who has scored 25 goals, became available and with Colton Fretter of Sheffield struggling through a recurring injury it obviously seemed a prudent move by coach Paul Thompson.(13 Jan 2016)
Record crowd in EIHL
Fans of the Sheffield Steelers and Nottingham Panthers set a new Elite League record attendance on Boxing Day.
A total of 9,087 turned out at the Sheffield Arena to watch the two teams play out a tight 2-1 contest in Steelers' favour.(28 Dec 2015)
During his six seasons (2004to 2010) he played 384 games for them and holds the record still for the most points during an Elite league season - 125 - during 2007-08 season.
He was a grand slam winner (Elite League, Play Offs, Challenge Cup) in 2004-05 with a deceptively lazy style he was a true winner for Coventry.(01 Dec 2015)
Short EIHL summary
The Elite League in the UK has been running for two weeks now but a mixture of regular league games and Challenge Cup games does not give a very clear indication of early pacesetters. However, making the early running in the EIHL are Belfast Giants even though they have only played once. The picture with the Challenge Cup is much clearer. In one conference Braehead are out in front with a 100% record whilst in the Erhardt conference Sheffield Steelers last evening trounced leaders Cardiff Devils to take second place.(14 Sep 2015)
New Manchester Storm replaces Stingrays
- eliteleague.co.uk release
Ice hockey's Manchester Storm are back and when the puck drops in September, they will be playing in the top flight of British ice hockey - the Elite Ice Hockey League.
The Storm will be owned and operated by The Ice Rink Company Ltd, spearheaded by Mark Johnson, and will play out of Silverblades Ice Rink Altrincham.
The rebirth of the Storm keeps the EIHL at 10 strong teams for the upcoming campaign, as Manchester effectively replace Hull Stingrays in all competitions.
The Elite Ice Hockey League approached the new bosses of the Storm a week ago when it emerged that new circumstances meant that the participation of the Hull Stingrays in season 2015-16 was in jeopardy.
Earlier today it was confirmed that Hull would not be taking part in the upcoming campaign.
Manchester Storm were represented at an EIHL board meeting today and were unanimously welcomed into the league.
Mark Johnson, director of the Storm, said: "These are exciting times for ice hockey in the Manchester area and when we were approached by the EIHL to join the league, we pulled out all the stops to make it happen.(27 Jun 2015)
Coventry wins EIHL playoffs
Coventry Blaze beat Sheffield Steelers 4-2 in the final to win the EIHL playoffs. Belfast Giants beat Hull Stingrays for the third place. Sheffield Steelers are EIHL champions as they won the regular season.(05 Apr 2015)
Riley Emmerson received 10-games ban
The Elite League's Department of Player Safety has handed Edinburgh Capitals Riley Emmerson a 10-match ban and fined the club £1,000 because of the injury sustained by Belfast Giants Kevin Phillips as a result of a Emmerson boarding check during the Capitals home game on Sunday 7th September 2014.
Edinburgh have been fined £1,000 for failure to supply the matchnight footage required
Coventry Blaze fired coach Söderström
Coventry Blaze announced Mathias Söderström has been replaced as head coach by Sheffield Steelers assistant coach Marc LeFebvre. Sodestrom was appointed head coach during the summer after spending a couple of season as assistant.
Blaze chairman Andy Buxton said: "Marc is coming in as head coach until the end of the season. We wanted someone who knows the Elite League, knows the way the club works, knows the opposition teams and knows our players - someone who can hit the ground running. It's not easy to make a coaching change mid-season but Marc is a very bright young coach who has already shown he knows how to run a professional team and knows how to win. He now has a chance to show us what he can do."
Belfast Giants and Lugano retires numbers
HC Lugano retired yesterday the jersey #33 of Finnish defender Petteri Nummelin during a farewell match against Lukko Rauma. Nummelin left Lugano after 12 seasons to sign a two-years contract with Lukko (except 2006-2008 seasons with Minnesota Wild) after 2 championships won (2003, 2006), 423 games, 139 goals and 322 assists, a title of MVP of the NLA in 2003, when he was the best scorer of the league and four titles as defender with the highest amount of points in NLA (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006). "The retirement of a jersey is more important then a World title for a player" said Nummelin during the ceremony.
Also Belfast Giants retires yesterday the shirt #44 honouring its current GM Todd Kelman during home winning debut against Italian HC Bolzano. Kelman played eight seasons for the Giants with 419 caps, the all-time leader in games played as well as the leading scoring defenceman in the organisation's history with 73 goals and 141 assists. As GM Kelman won 4 titles for the Giants. "I'm happy to now call this wonderful city mine & my family's city. Belfast has been very good to me and I love the people here." said Kelman(01 Sep 2013)
|07 Feb 2016||Dundee Stars - Nottingham Panthers||3-6|
|07 Feb 2016||Braehead Clan - Fife Flyers||3-4|
|07 Feb 2016||Edinburgh Capitals - Manchester Storm||9-13|
|07 Feb 2016||Coventry Blaze - Sheffield Steelers||5-4 SO|
- Youngest player: John Murray (16 years)
- Oldest player: Trevor Koenig (41 years)
- Shortest player: Matthew Davies (168 cm)
- Tallest player: Kyle Flemington (201 cm)
- Nationalities: Austria (1), Canada (105), Croatia (1), Czech Republic (5), Finland (1), Great Britain (99), Ireland (1), Latvia (4), Slovenia (1), Slovakia (5), Sweden (5), USA (35)
- Highest win: Edinburgh Capitals - Braehead Clan
- Season average attendance: 2782
We are very glad and honored to announce the creation of the Royal Moroccan Ice Hockey Federation (la Fédération Royale Marocaine de Hockey sur Glace, FRMHG). The FRMHG will take over as the governing body of Ice Hockey in Morocco. ... Read more»