Look who’s back, Joey’s back!
Popular forward Joe Edwards
has re-signed for his hometown club the Oxford City Stars.
The fans’ favourite has
returned to Oxpens after a brief spell at MK Thunder in the second half of last
The 29-year-old said he is
“looking forward” to pulling on the yellow and blue jersey again.
Joe said: “It was a tough
decision to leave last year as Oxford is my hometown club that I’ve supported
since before I played hockey, this was to play at a higher level and challenge
myself to improve.
“When Simon told me that
oxford was stepping up a level, it was without question that I put pen to paper
to come back.
“I’m looking forward to
pulling on the yellow and blue Jersey and excited to bring some big old rivals
back to Oxpens and take some scalps.
“It’s going to be a great
year, see you in September.”
Head Coach Simon Anderson
said: “Joe is a fans’ favourite and I knew that we had to get him back to
“He was one of the first guys
I reached out to.
“Joe brings an unbelievable
amount of speed, skill and goalscoring ability. He had a decent year at NIHL 1
whilst in MK and I know that Joe will be a scoring threat whenever he is on the
ice for us.