EPIHL: latest rink roundup as teams prepare for new season

This week in the English Premier Ice Hockey League (EPIHL), the fixtures for 16/17 were announced on Monday as well as a new format for post-season play.

The ten teams in the League are finalising their rosters, putting pre-season games in place and counting down until the puck drops on the new season.

Here are the latest snippets from around the EPIHL clubs this week.  Don’t forget to follow your clubs on their social media as well as the EIHA Twitter and Facebook channels.

Basingstoke Bison are going back to school for their season launch – in conjunction with title partners Sherfield School – on August 17: read more

The EPIHL fixtures were announced at the beginning of the week, and Bracknell Bees gave their supporters a full run-down of their 16/17 schedule: read more

Defenceman Sam Waller is the latest name to join up with Guildford Flames for the new season: read more

Hull Pirates will hold a ‘meet the players’ event on 28 August before they play NIHL North side Billingham Stars that evening: read more

Fylde Coast Ice Arena has been confirmed as the temporary home for Manchester Phoenix while work starts on their city centre venue: read more

There’s a bumper season launch for MK Lightning on August 27 with packed programme at MK Arena: read more

The EPIHL version of The Ashes will take place again in pre-season between MK and Peterborough Phantoms: read more

Sheffield Steeldogs confirmed a brand new corporate partner in Tivac Alloys: read more

EPIHL’s new playoff format has gone down well with Swindon Wildcats d-man Stevie Whitfield: read more

Jason Silverthorn’s presence as Telford Tigers captain helped Matty Davies decide on a move to the Shropshire side: read more


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