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Warriors lose out in semi final

Sharks go on to lift trophy
By Chris MacKenzie
15 April 2014 7:32am

Reynolds takes on Sharks' netminder Russell

Whitley Warriors travelled up to the Scottish borders for the NIHL Moralee Conference Play Off Semi Final against Solway Sharks on Saturday afternoon. Warriors coach Simon Leach was able to choose from an extensive roster given that the only players missing from the Whitley line up were defencemen Nathan Ryder and Callum Read.

Coach Leach opted to start the game with the... More

Capital FM's Bodg takes on Whitley Warriors

By Andy McGregor
21 February 2014 11:44am

Bodg in nets at Hillheads on Thursday night

So after watching some Winter Olympics, Bodg thought that being an ice hockey goal keeper would be easy... So we put him to the test to see how easy it actually is.


Warriors 3 - 1 Sting

Whitley claim vital victory over play off rivals Sutton
By Chris MacKenzie
17 February 2014 11:19am

On Sunday evening Warriors took on play off rivals Sutton Sting on home ice at Hillheads. Going into the game, Sutton sat in fourth position in the Conference standings, two points and two places above Whitley in the table.

Warriors used seven defenceman during the contest along with four forward lines as Whitley made full use of their large roster. Netminder Richie Lawson... More

Hawks 7 - 2 Warriors

Whitley suffer road defeat against title-chasing Blackburn
By Chris MacKenzie
10 February 2014 11:07am

Whitley score against Blackburn at Hillheads earlier this season

Warriors travelled to Lancashire to face Blackburn Hawks on Sunday evening with a strong roster of players as Christian Johnson was the only senior player missing from the squad. Whitley were also without three of their promising under 18 forwards Ben Richards, Callum Queenan and Kyle Hindmarsh-Ross who were icing in a crucial age group game.

Whitley opted to play three... More

Warriors 5 - 1 Stars

Whitley claim outstanding victory in Tyne Tees derby
By Chris MacKenzie
5 February 2014 9:49am

Whitley Warriors' sole game of the weekend saw Simon Leach's side come up against their local rivals Billingham Stars in a NIHL North Moralee Conference encounter on Sunday evening. Warriors were given a boost going into the game as they were able to name Harry Harley and Nathan Ryder in their line up. Harley only rejoined the club a few days previously from English Premier League... More

Titans mount comeback to record first point against Warriors

Whitley drop point in Telford
By Chris MacKenzie
27 January 2014 10:41am

Paul Matthews

Whitley Warriors made their longest away trip of the season to Shropshire to take on Telford Titans on Sunday evening. Warriors were without the experienced trio of Karl Culley, Rob Wilson and Callum Watson however Whitley were still able to go with three forward lines and five defencemen for the NIHL North Moralee Conference encounter, with regular D-man Tommy Ralph playing as a winger to... More

Warriors 5 - 2 Spartans

Whitley remain firmly in play off picture with victory over Sheffield
By Chris MacKenzie
20 January 2014 1:08pm

Warriors' Rob Wilson and Spartans' Ollie Barron go toe to toe

Whitley Warriors entertained Sheffield Spartans on Sunday evening on North Tyneside in a NIHL North Moralee Conference encounter. Whitley were without a number of their regular players as Karl Culley was out of action due to injury, Ben Richards was ruled out through illness and Tommy Ralph was unavailable as he was playing for Hull Stingrays in the Elite League.

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Warriors outshone by Stars

Derby loss for Whitley
By Chris MacKenzie
13 January 2014 10:40am

Stars Flavell and Dowd deny Reynolds a goal

Whitley Warriors made the short journey down the A19 on Sunday evening to take on local rivals Billingham Stars in a NIHL North Moralee Conference encounter. Warriors had seventeen players in their squad for the match up - experienced defenceman Rob Wilson and youngsters Kyle Hindmarsh-Ross and Callum Queenan were unavailable.

Whitley started the game with three forward... More

Warriors vs Stars: match preview

Warriors looking forward to Tyne Tees derby
By Chris MacKenzie
10 January 2014 4:45pm

Warriors vs Stars: match preview

Whitley Warriors make the short trip to Teesside this weekend to take on their NIHL North Moralee Conference rivals Billingham Stars.

Whitley were in action twice last weekend, taking on in-form Blackburn Hawks and league leaders Solway Sharks. Warriors lost out 5-0 away from home against Blackburn on Saturday evening before Simon Leach’s side came from behind to... More

Mixed weekend for Warriors

Loss and draw sees Whitley drop out of top four
By Chris MacKenzie
6 January 2014 9:27am

Warriors' Man of the Match Jamie Tinsley

Whitley took a strong squad across the Pennines to face Blackburn Hawks on Saturday evening. Youngsters Ben Richards and Callum Read once again both travelled with Warriors following some encouraging displays in NIHL North.

Simon Leach opted to play experienced goaltender Richie Lawson in nets ahead of up-and-coming netminder Mark Turnbull, who had put in some impressive... More


Other News

Detroit Red Wings agree on 3-year deal with LW Tomas Tatar

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a three-year contract with Tomas Tatar after the left wing was second on the team in goals last season. Tatar's deal is worth $2.75 million per year. The 23-year-old forward had 19 goals and 20 a...

Source: NHL News | 28 July 2014 | 10:15pm

Don Cherry lends support as British Home Children war veterans honoured

TORONTO - Television personality Don Cherry lent his support Monday to a ceremony honouring the First World War service of British Home Children, a group that formed a little-known and often sordid chapter of Canadian history. About 118,000 B...

Source: NHL News | 28 July 2014 | 8:45pm

Toronto Maple Leafs sign veteran forward Daniel Winnik to one-year contract

TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs signed centre Daniel Winnik to a one-year contract on Monday. He had a career-high 30 points (six goals, 24 assists) and 23 penalty minutes in 76 games for the Anaheim Ducks last season. Winnik, 29, also had ...

Source: NHL News | 28 July 2014 | 8:35pm

Johnston to Abu Dhabi

Top British female ref gets key position in Emirates

Source: IIHF News | 28 July 2014 | 3:26pm

Another Latvian legend leaves

After Ozolins, Nizivijs hangs up his skates

Source: IIHF News | 28 July 2014 | 2:22pm

Naef passes away

Swiss goal-getter played in 1956 Olympics

Source: IIHF News | 28 July 2014 | 10:53am

English Challenge Cup competition

Teams from the English Premier League and National Ice Hockey League will face each other next season in a revamped English Challenge Cup competition.

Source: EIHA News | 25 July 2014 | 9:54am


The long-running and prestigious EIHA Conference Tournament will have a new venue for 2015 in its 21st year, with the competition moving to Ice Sheffield.


Source: EIHA News | 21 July 2014 | 6:26pm


The England program is anticipating in the forthcoming year 2014, vacancies for positions as England Manager/Assistant Manager and applications are invited for the above position.

Source: EIHA News | 1 July 2014 | 11:55am