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A Brit in Chicago

A few weeks ago, the British hockey world was pleasantly stunned to discover that one of our own, Paul Swindlehurst of the xx xx had been invited to hit the ice for the Chicago Blackhawks.

An Original Six team, the ‘Hawks lifted the Stanley Cup twice in recent years, in 2010 and 2013, and are undeniably one of the strongest teams in the league right now. So for a local lad to be invited to join…

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In Review: 2014 Sledge Hockey Season

Blog Post: The 2014 Sledge Hockey Season In Review

One of the photos I took at my first sledge hockey game!

One of the photos I took at my first sledge hockey game!

With the final league game of the 2014 Sledge Hockey season now over, and only the playoffs to go, I’ll soon be writing a review of this season’s UK sledge hockey for the league’s official website, but I also wanted to write something less formal and more fan-based for myself.

So, in the interests of clarity, I’m writing this as…

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Congratulations to the Peterborough Phantoms, the official winners of the 2014 Planet Ice British Sledge Hockey League!
For reference, Gary Farmer doesn’t usually pose for team photos without his shirt on, but he’d just completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

Congratulations to the Peterborough Phantoms, the official winners of the 2014 Planet Ice British Sledge Hockey League!

For reference, Gary Farmer doesn’t usually pose for team photos without his shirt on, but he’d just completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!