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End of Season Review

Our resident web article writer has been absent for the past couple of weeks so here is our delayed end of season roundup!

The big news is that we lost out in the Ice Hockey Summer Classic Final to the Grimsby Stormers at Ice Sheffield. Despite going in front twice early in the game, the first period ended 7-2 to Grimsby and we just weren’t able to pull it back, the final score 13-6 to the Stormers.
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Buccs to Face Stormers in Final After Semi-final Thrillers

Due to a scheduling error, Kingston City Knights are unable to ice a team for the scheduled semi-final against the Buccaneers. The other semi-final was another tense affair, with the Ice Tigers being unable to ice a team, meaning the Stormers join the Buccaneers in the final. It promises to be a cracking game, with the Buccs coming out on top in a 5-4 thriller in the last game of the group stage.

Kingston will now face the Buccs in a friendly game at Blackburn on August 20th, 6pm Faceoff.

Game Cancellation

Unfortunately the home game against Tyneside Jesters scheduled for July 23rd has been cancelled. The Buccs are next in action on August 7th at home to the Grimsby Stormers in their Summer Classic round-robin game. Faceoff at 6pm.

Buccaneers Unable To Weather The Stormers


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Saturday 14th May saw the Buccaneers travel to Grimsby to take on the Stormers in the fourth game of the Summer Classic. Home and away wins over Kingston City Knights and a victory and Ice Sheffield against the Ice Tigers meant the Buccs were heading into this as unbeaten league leaders. The Stormers were unbeaten themselves after their only game – a 5-3 win over the Knights at Hull Arena.

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Buccaneers Put Knights to the Sword


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On Saturday 2nd April, the Buccaneers made the trip down the M62 to take on Summer Classic rivals, Kingston City Knights. Kingston had sent a strong message to other teams in the competition with two convincing victories over the Sheffield Ice Tigers so the Buccaneers knew they were going to be in for a tough game.

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Buccaneers Head East For Knights Duel

Saturday 2nd April will see the Blackburn Buccaneers head over to Hull for their opening game of the Summer League campaign against the Kingston City Knights. The Knights already have two league games under their belt and have hit the ground running with two very convincing victories over the Sheffield Ice Tigers, scoring 30 goals and only conceding 3 in the process.

The Buccaneers will have to be at their best to halt the momentum of the Knights. Club captain Michael Walsh had this to say:

Whilst we don’t really know anything about the Knights, they have come up with two huge results against Sheffield so we know we will have to be on top of our game. We’re taking a solid team over to Hull and the key to getting a victory will be playing as a unit and taking our chances when we create them. In our recent game against Flintshire we created lots in front of their goal but sometimes struggled to hit the net, if we repeat that against Kingston we could be punished.

Faceoff is at 17.15 at Hull Ice Arena and scores will be posted on our Twitter account @BuccaneersIHC

Kingston City Knights vs Blackburn Buccaneers

Hull Ice Arena