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    Rumours & Offseason Nonsense 2022/23

    My 2ps worth on the rumours of Martin returning... When it was announced Martin was leaving I had split emotions. Gutted to be losing one of our all time greats, but also in a way 'relieved' that we wouldn't see his talent diminish and at some point over the following years we'd have to...
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    Signings Thread - All Teams 2022/23

    I hope the Mods don't mind me posting this, but can we keep all the chit chat to the Nonsense Thread? It's frustrating to see there is a new post on this thread and it's not an actual signing. It's not even comments on an actual signing.
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    Continental Cup

    Definitely. The objectives for any EIHL team in the CHL is to win a couple of games. Major success would be to qualify out of the group. The objectives for any EIHL team in the Continental Cup should be to qualify for the Final Round. Major success would be to win it. EIHL teams results...
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    Giants Vs Devils - Play-Off Final - 1st May 2022

    In recent years when the EIHL had two spots it was because either the Panthers won the Conti Cup or Belfast were awarded a CHL spot because they finished 2nd in the Conti Cup (winners were ineligible). As Sheffield didn't win the Conti Cup this season there will be only one EIHL team in the CHL...
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    Giants Vs Devils - Play-Off Final - 1st May 2022

    When she was asking the questions on the bench the camera would have been the far side of the arena. Nobody could read a teleprompter that far away.
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    Devils and coach part ways

    Apologies, I was counting how many I would replace and somehow counted Ben O'Connor and McNulty who replaced him. I should have said 2-3 new defencemen.
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    Devils Vs Clan - Play-off 1/4 Finals - 23/24 April 22

    Clan fans were cheering every hit by their players and calling for a penalty every time we threw a hit. Referees let a lot go. Dixon‘s pen looked v harsh but the pen that led to our goal looked pretty obvious. Not the best of games, but we did just enough to get the win. Thought Clan edged...
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    Devils and coach part ways

    I guess that depends on how many changes other fans expect? My guess would be: 2 new netminders 3 -4 new defencemen. 5-6 new forwards. I also think within those 10-12 new players will be a couple of familiar faces. But that might just be wishful thinking.
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    Devils Vs Clan - Play-off 1/4 Finals - 23/24 April 22

    I don’t have the previous years‘ awards to check if I’m right, but I’ve got a feeling the MVP award always goes to someone who is already signed up for the following season or someone we are trying to re-sign. With Carruth already signed elsewhere, I wasn’t surprised he didn’t win it. I also...
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    Devils and coach part ways

    I’ve seen a couple of comments on other threads suggesting that they’d heard there was more to Skalde’s sacking than has been said. They might have better sources than me but I’ve not heard anything like that. All I’ve heard is that Todd decided that continuing with Skalde would not be the way...
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    Devils Vs Clan - Play-off 1/4 Finals - 23/24 April 22

    Well if that is the last game I see us play this season at least it ends on a cracker. Yes we lost but I found it great entertainment. Thought we were great in the first period. Lots of zone pressure, lots of hitting and only a couple of great saves from the Clan netminder kept them in it. When...
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    Carruth Going?

    Not sure we can blame Carruth. Most players will already have their agents looking into options by now. Especially as this season ends late and next season looks to be starting at the usual time.
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    Carruth Going?

    No. It’s for next season. The translated version makes it sound like their current starting netminder is getting a chance in N America, so they’re announcing it now before that leaked.
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    Carruth Going?

    Really unprofessional of Herning to announce this whilst our season is still going.
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