The Direct Taxis Solihull Barons return to the Hobs Moat ice on Sunday evening for the first time since the Christmas break to take on the challenge of the Sheffield Scimitars in what should be a closely fought Moralee division battle. The sides have met three times this season – two cup games, each going in favour of the away team, while the Barons edged it in the only league match-up thus far, an 8:5 win up in Sheffield on November.
The Moralee has shown itself to be highly competitive this season with a mere four points splitting the Scimitars in third and the Hawks in seventh. Ties such as Sunday’s have therefore effectively become four-pointers and rapid moves up and down the league are very possible on the outcome of one or two games. Continue reading “Barons back on the ice ahead of Sheffield challenge”