Categories
Sport

Elite Ice Hockey League: Gardiner Conference Preview – Braehead Clan

The Student Sport’s Prediction: 1st in the Gardiner Conference Key additions: Mike Embach, LW; Ryan Nie, G; Ryan Potulny, C; Tyler Scofield, LW Key departures: Scott Pitt, C/LW; Alex Leavitt, FW; Mike Hammond, FW; Matt Beca, RW The expansion of the Elite Ice Hockey League to three conferences of four sees the Gardiner Conference retained, […]

Categories
Editorial

We must stop overlooking the problem of social inequality

Talking about social inequality is one thing, acting on it is quite another. One might feel that we are at something of a crossroads when it comes to the sickening levels of inequality in this country. Successive governments have failed to offer adequate solutions to people who are genuinely struggling. We are living in a […]

Categories
Sport

Elite Ice Hockey League: Gardiner Conference Preview – Fife Flyers

The Student Sport’s Prediction: 3rd in the Gardiner Conference Key additions: Peter LeBlanc, LW/C; Evan Bloodoff, LW; Danick Gauthier, LW; Andy Iles, G Key departures: Ryan Dingle, C/LW; Shane Owen, G; Brendan Brooks, C/RW; Phil Paquet, D In an off-season where Fife surprisingly can lay claim to having the most continuity out of their Gardiner […]

Categories
Sport

Elite Ice Hockey League: Gardiner Conference Preview – Dundee Stars

The Student Sport’s Prediction: 4th in the Gardiner Conference Key additions: Travis Fullerton, G; Jimmy Jensen, LW; Chris Lawrence, RW; Anthony Mastrodicasa, D; Key departures: Vinny Scarsella, RW; Justin Faryna, RW; Joe Fallon, G; Felix-Antoine Poulin, D There are a number of questions hanging over the Dundee Stars as they embark on the 2017/18 Elite […]

Categories
Sport

Report: Khristich off the mark as Capitals cap comeback with shootout victory over Dundee

Successful penalties from new signings Sergei Banashkov and Igor Valeyev completed a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Dundee Stars, as Dmitri Khristich secured his first win as Edinburgh Capitals head coach via the shootout. The Ukrainian had earlier watched his side battle back from a 2-0 deficit, as third period goals from Canadian centre Mike […]

Categories
Sport

The Student Sport introduces Edinburgh Capitals defenceman Michael D’Orazio

Michael D’Orazio 2016-17 Team: Edinburgh Capitals (EIHL) Acquired: 2016 from Saint Mary’s University (USports) Date of Birth: 16th August, 1990 (27 years old) Place of Birth: Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada Ht.: 6’0 Wt.: 92 kg Shoots: Right Position: Defenceman Twitter: @m_dorazio51 Playing Style D’Orazio is perhaps best described as a two-way defenceman. He showed during […]

Categories
Sport

Elite Ice Hockey League: 2017/18 Erhardt Conference preview

The Erhardt Conference looks as strong as ever following Coventry Blaze’s switch to the newly formed Patton Conference. Left behind are the true Elite League heavyweights – last season’s double winners Cardiff Devils; play-off champions Sheffield Steelers; Continental Cup champions Nottingham Panthers, and the Belfast Giants who finished as runners-up in the league last term. […]

Categories
Sport

Elite Ice Hockey League: 2017/18 Patton Conference preview

The Elite League’s expansion to three conferences ahead of this season means all eyes will be on the newly formed Patton Conference, and with good reason. Comprising of the league’s new boys Milton Keynes Lighting and Guildford Flames, alongside the ambitious Manchester Storm and the Coventry Blaze, determining the destiny of the Patton Conference title […]