Scoring flurries aplenty in Barons Hawks clash

TC Cars Solihull Barons : 13
Blackburn Hawks : 5
EIHA Midlands Cup

The TC Cars Solihull Barons continued their impressive early season form with a convincing Midlands Cup win over the Blackburn Hawks on Sunday in a high scoring game which flowed both ways at times but with the tide always with the Barons.

Philip Mulcahy and Petr Lusiask tumble (S Crampton)

The Barons got off to a quick start as Andy Whitehouse fed the puck to Ruskin Hughes three minutes after the puck drop, the Solihull #97 slotting the puck between the pads of a butterflying Niks Trapans. Solihull doubled their advantage after twelve minutes thanks to a powerplay opportunity, Dave Rogers finding Adie Brittle skating in on the left hand side for the Barons second. More here

Moralee Playoff Finals Weekend Confirmed

STATEMENT FROM THE EIHA
DIVISION 1 PLAYOFF FINALS WEEKEND VENUES CONFIRMED

The National League Management Group are pleased to confirm the venues for the end of season Finals Weekends for the Division 1 competitions in North and South.

The Moralee (North) and Britton (South) finals will take place over the weekend of April 11-12, 2020. Each event will feature two semi finals on the Saturday with the Grand Final on the Sunday.

Ice Sheffield will host the finale for the Moralee division. The twin pad venue has hosted joint Moralee-Laidler weekends previously in the main Bauer Arena, as well as being an EIHA centre of excellence and the home of the JLMC Conference Weekend.

General Manager at Ice Sheffield, Shaun Lough, said: “We are looking forward to hosting the event taking place in the Bauer Arena.

“It adds to our ever growing portfolio of ice sporting events that take place at the venue year round.

“It is great news for the city and provide local ice hockey fans with even more ice hockey to come and watch.”

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Barons tame young Lions

TC Cars Solihull Barons : 13
Nottingham Lions : 0
NIHL Midlands Cup

The TC Cars Solihull Barons skated to a comfortable win over a young Nottingham Lions side to leave the Barons at the top of the NIHL Midlands Cup round robin table.

The Mulcahy brothers got a goal apiece (J&K Davies)

Despite their relative recent fortunes the initial few minutes of the tie featured a young Lions side taking the game to the Barons with a display of high energy play countering the Barons offence and making the most of loose pucks to stage their own counters. On five minutes the Barons got the opener, a close in effort engineered by Adie Brittle to open up the net and with Philip Mulcahy finishing off with a shot over Thomas Hovell’s glove. The Lions stuck to their game-plan but the Barons had their mark and by the 11th minutes had applied enough solvent to see it come unglued. More here