Belfast Wins It Again!!!!

The Belfast Giants have skated away with the EURO Cup for the third time in four seasons. In Game 6 of the Finals against a dangerous Lisbon squad, the Giants made the most of their opportunity to end the series by jumping out to a 2-0 lead before Lisbon could get going. Matt Duchene, a…

Duchene leads Belfast in dominant win

Belfast made an emphatic statement in Game 5 of the EURO Cup finals in their bid to win the grand prize for the third time in four years. Matt Duchene, who played a major role in the Giants’ outstanding season, was a key weapon Thursday, firing 9 shots on goal and ending up with two…

Kesler OT goal knots series at 2-2

A 4-3 overtime Lisbon win on Tuesday evened the Cup Finals and turned it into a best two-out-of-three event. The game was as close as a coin flip and the two teams were tied in shots on goal 37-37 when the first overtime period was about to end, but on the next shot, it was…

Tonight’s could be pivotal game of series

It’s a big day in Lisbon during the biggest week of the franchise’s history. Lisbon has a chance to even the Finals series 2-2 with a win tonight on home ice. A Giants victory, however, would give the Northern Irish team a 3-1 series lead and Lisbon would be faced with the monumental task of…

Shorthanded goals sink Lisbon in Game 1

Game 1 of the EURO Cup finals started out in jittery fashion, with sloppy play, penalty parades and shaky goaltending, but when the third period rolled around, Belfast was able to clamp things down and skate away with the win, 6-3. Two shorthanded goals scored by Belfast seemed to really deflate and rattle Lisbon. The…

Commissioner and Rose look ahead to Finals

The stage is set for the final series of Season 7 against two fast-paced teams capable of putting up goals in bunches. The Belfast Giants are the favorites to win their third Cup in four seasons, but the underdog role doesn’t seem to bother the surprise of the playoffs – Lisbon H.C. – at all.…

Moscow, Lisbon get past Minsk, Athens

The conference finals matchups are set after two tense series ended with Game 7 wins for the road teams. Both Moscow and Lisbon entered the playoffs as 6th seeds. Moscow upset the defending champion Hussars in seven games. Minsk won the first two games of the series in convincing fashion before Moscow evened the series…