Hall of Fame ballot

Nominees announced for induction into the first entry class of the EURO Hockey League Hall of Fame To gain entry to the EURO Hall of Fame a player will have to earn a certain number of points, so there could be years in which no one is voted in. Voting will be done by individual Websim messages…

Belfast Giants are champs!

The Belfast Giants looked impressive in downing the Athens Greeks in five games to claim the EURO Cup in Northern Ireland. This was the first year the team made the EURO playoffs and they went all the way. The Greeks looked tight in the first period and managed only 5 shots on goal. Belfast, scored…

Belfast a win away from hoisting Cup

After taking two games at home and then surprising Athens with a win in Greece in Game 4, the young Belfast Giants are poised to hoist the Season 4 EURO Cup as early as Thursday evening. Game 5 will be played in Belfast, where the Giants won Games 1 and 2 by 2 goals each…

Finals set; Belfast and Athens to do battle

The Season 4 Cup will go to either Belfast or Athens as both teams scored 6 goals to emphatically finish off their conference finals series this past week. The Giants scored 4.6 goals per game against Copenhagen to advance, while Athens scored 3.83 per game against Paris. The Greeks also won 2 out of 3…

Belfast could finish off Copenhagen today

Belfast 5, Copenhagen 4 – Belfast leads series 3-1 Copenhagen is in big trouble again and in a few hours, they could be done like dinner. The Belfast Giants beat Copenhagen 5-4 on St. Patrick’s Day and now lead the series 3-1 with tonight’s game to played in front of what is expected to be a…

O’Reilly goal swings series toward Athens

Athens 3, Paris 2 – Athens leads series 2-1 The Greeks looked to be in trouble when Kyle Palmeiri was called for holding 39 seconds into sudden death overtime on Monday to infuriate Athens coach John Tortorella. Paris’ powerplay unit got the puck to Alex Pietrangelo at the point, but his shot-pass was intercepted in…

Crosby, Neal power Giants to series lead

Northern Conference Game 2: Copenhagen 5, Belfast 4 Brian Elliott had been holding off a furious Belfast comeback attempt but he gave up a late goal to Sidney Crosby and the two teams found themselves in sudden death overtime. Elliott made two key saves that left the door open for Stephen Weiss to be the…