Monthly Archives: December 2014

Stingrays sting Giants but Panthers caged by Giants

Giants tame Panthers but stung by Hull  Most Elite League teams following their European Challenge or Cup playoffs suffer a reverse of form on their return to league play.  The Belfast Giants are not the exception. The back-to-back losses to … Continue reading

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Devils find new a new Belief

The Devils find some new fire in their bellies  The Cardiff Devils took all four points away from the travelling Belfast Giants in the “Big Blue Tent’ in Cardiff. Again playing with a short bench Belfast battled hard but with … Continue reading

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Get back on that horse Giants

Giants got right back on the winning horse of success The saying goes when every your bounced off a horse the only remedy is get right back on?  Well the Giants did that last weekend not once but twice coming … Continue reading

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Personal note from a Canadian Sport Writer

On reflection after the third round of the IIHF’s Continental Cup competition in Angers France where the host nation’s team that of the Angers Duc’s secure top place in a three way tie for the total points and games won … Continue reading

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Now for the twist in the tale

The twist in the tale came from the final game of the Tournament.  With Belfast’s defeat of Neman Grodno 1-0 in the opening game of the tournament and their loss 2-1 to the host Angers Les Ducs one would assume … Continue reading

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Giants finished up with a five star proformace highliting their skills

Five star performance with a diminishing deck of starters  Nobody could ask more of the Giants on any day, let alone Sunday’s game in Angers, France. And this after the heavy pressure of previous, intense back to back games.  Belfast … Continue reading

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Prelude to the Semie Finals with now only one game left to play

This is how the Continental Cup Semi-Finals countdown started in Angers France and Ritten Italy to discover who the four Ice Hockey teams that will compete for the Continental Cup Finals in 2014/5 campaign (Finals host nation yet to be … Continue reading

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Just two huge first period mistakes cost the Giants dearly

Just two huge first period mistakes cost the Giants dearly  The quality of these ice hockey games keeps rising. However, the Giants found to their cost that early mistakes, two in particular are hard to erase. This meant that the … Continue reading

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Giants beat the tournment favourites 1-0 in Angers

Belfast show by example why they are Giants The Stena Line Belfast Giants started their third round contest in Group E of the Continental Cup Semi-Final Group in Angers, France with a true display of championship hockey, and a more … Continue reading

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