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. Â 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:Â 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:Â read more
Defenceman Sam Waller is the latest name to join up with Guildford Flames for the new season:Â read more
Hull Pirates will hold a ‘meet the players’ event on 28 August before they play NIHL North side Billingham Stars that evening:Â read more
Fylde Coast Ice Arena has been confirmed as the temporary home for Manchester Phoenix while work starts on their city centre venue:Â read more
There’s a bumper season launch for MK Lightning on August 27 with packed programme at MK Arena:Â read more
The EPIHL version of The Ashes will take place again in pre-season between MK and Peterborough Phantoms:Â read more
Sheffield Steeldogs confirmed a brand new corporate partner in Tivac Alloys:Â read more
EPIHL’s new playoff format has gone down well with Swindon Wildcats d-man Stevie Whitfield:Â read more
Jason Silverthorn’s presence as Telford Tigers captain helped Matty Davies decide on a move to the Shropshire side:Â read more