Gospel not returning to Tigers

Young netminder Sam Gospel will not be returning to Telford Tigers next season. Gospel, 23, was a key part of the Tigers side that won the EPL twice over the last three years, following his arrival from Nottingham Lions in 2013. His performances for Telfo

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Club statement: Tigers apply to play in NIHL

Telford Tigers have made an application to play in the English National League (north) next season. The club’s application will be heard during a league meeting to be held on Sunday, May 14th, 2017. No further comment regarding the application will be m

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Simon’s trip from Barons to Tigers

Reproduced from a series of programme articles, where Telford Tigers fans tell how they became a supporter of the club they now love. This week, Simon Walters – he DID go to Belfast, New York, Basingstoke, Hull, etc, this season… Back in 1981

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Watkins tells of “amazing” gold success

Telford Tigers coach Tom Watkins has described the “amazing experience” of winning a gold medal with Great Britain at the World Championships. Watkins was assistant to coach Pete Russell at the tournament in Belfast, which saw GB win promotion to Divi

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GB seal promotion with historic win

Great Britain secured promotion to the World Championship Division 1 Group A with a 4-0 victory over Japan in the SSE Arena in Belfast. Matthew Myers scored twice as GB, who will  play in the second tier of the World Championship structure next year, sec

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GB retain unbeaten run in Belfast

Great Britain made it three wins from three as they beat Lithuania 5-2 to move level on nine points with Japan at the top of the World Championship Division 1 Group B table. Colin Shields moved to within two goals of Tony Hand’s modern-era total of

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GB fans get up singing after five-star win over Estonia

Great Britain kept up their 100% record in the IIHF World Championship Division 1 Group B with a 5-1 victory over Estonia in Belfast’s SSE Arena. Liam Stewart scored his first international goal, David Clarke and Evan Mosey were on the scoresheet fo

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GB star with opening win

Three third-period goals saw Great Britain open their IIHF World Championship Division 1 Group B account with a 4-2 victory over Croatia at the SSE Arena in Belfast. Evan Mosey scored his first international goal on his sixth appearance, while Robert Dowd

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Tigers head for half a million on TV

Telford Tigers were watched by over 400,000 people during their English Premier League title-winning campaign on terrestrial TV channel Made in Birmingham. A dedicated weekly show, called Icing Tonight, is broadcast on the channel, via Sky 117, Virgin Med

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Telford Tigers – league statement

Telford Tigers management have noted this week’s events, regarding the future of the Premier Ice Hockey League, or former EPL. As with other EPL clubs, we received an email from the EIHA earlier this week, advising us to apply to play in the NIHL next s

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Watkins joy after GB beat Poland

Tigers coach Tom Watkins is looking forward to next week’s World Championships with Great Britain after the national side beat Poland 5-4 in their final warm-up game on Saturday. Watkins, who is assistant to GB Head Coach Pete Russell, saw his side snat

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Tigers fans hail squad’s achievements

Fans have given their seal of approval to the Tigers players’ efforts over a gruelling campaign that saw them crowned English Premier League champions. The county men picked up their second EPL title in three years in March, before narrowly losing out i

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Watkins: We’re ready for atmosphere

Tigers coach Tom Watkins will urge his men to revel in the tag of “most disliked team” at this weekend’s play-off finals tournament in Coventry. Telford’s off-ice troubles almost saw them banned from the competition earlier this season, before a l

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Tigers target title joy in Coventry

Telford Tigers will be aiming for their second double success in three years when they take on Basingstoke Bison in the EPL play-off semi-finals tomorrow. The county men travel to the 3,000-seater Coventry Skydome having already won this season’s EPL ti

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Clarkson to make the most of Coventry challenge

Telford Tigers forward Doug Clarkson says winning the play-off trophy on his final weekend before retirement would “mean everything”. The 6ft, 5in star has become a fans favourite in Telford this season, scoring 83 points, including four goals in last

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Goodison expects experience to count in Coventry

Youngster Corey Goodison says the experience of Telford Tigers’ senior players could prove to be crucial during this weekend’s EPL play-off finals tournament. Goodison, 19, joined the club’s senior ranks in December, after starting the season with T

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Silverthorn: Tigers to focus on ‘job in hand’

Tigers skipper Jason Silverthorn wants his men to ignore the melting pot atmosphere in Coventry during their play-off semi-final against Basingstoke on Saturday. Over 3,000 fans are expected at the Skydome Arena for this year’s play-off finals tournamen

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Clarkson to retire at end of season

Telford Tigers forward Doug Clarkson will retire from ice hockey at the end of the season. The 28-year-old has scored 83 points so far this year, including 50 goals in English Premier League matches. Standing at 6ft, 5ins, Clarkson has also become a favou

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Quick start is the aim against Phantoms

Tigers coach Tom Watkins wants a flying start against Peterborough in the play-offs tomorrow night, after giving his men an extra day off following Wednesday’s win over Guildford. A grueling 3-2 success in Surrey saw the EPL champions return to Telfor

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Silverthorn predicting tough night in Surrey

Tigers captain Jason Silverthorn isn’t surprised by the form shown by tomorrow night’s opponents Guildford Flames in this season’s English Premier League play-offs. Telford make the trip south for their return encounter with the Flames on Wedne

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Davies set for key clash with Phantoms

Tigers forward Matty Davies has lit the blue touch paper on a “do or die” play-off clash with Peterborough Phantoms at Telford Ice Rink tonight. The EPL champions, who lost to Guildford on Wednesday, must beat the Phantoms to keep control of their ow

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Tigers set for an early start against Phantoms

Telford Tigers will be looking to make an early impression on Peterborough Phantoms in their crunch play-off encounter tomorrow night. Defeat to Guildford on Wednesday has placed extra emphasis on a strong performance against the Phantoms, who are yet to

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‘Fresh start’ is the order for Flames clash

Telford Tigers’ title-winning squad will be told to treat tomorrow night’s opening play-off encounter with Guildford Flames (7.45pm) like the start of a new season. The EPL champions face Guildford, Peterborough and Sheffield over the next two wee

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Tigers all set for play-off charge

Tigers coach Tom Watkins insists “anything could happen” when the English Premier League play-offs get under way against Guildford Flames on Wednesday night. The EPL champions face Guildford, Peterborough and Sheffield in Group A of the competition, w

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Play-off schedule news

The English Premier League play-offs are the heart-stopping climax to the ice hockey season – following eight months of competition, the top eight teams battle it out for a place at the finals tournament in Coventry. EPL champions Telford Tigers wil

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Tigers Learn to Play returns

Telford Tigers will relaunch the club’s popular Learn to Play scheme tomorrow evening – and places are still up for grabs. A revamp of the ice pad at Telford Ice Rink means students will be some of the first young players to skate out onto the new s

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Adam Jones – Player profile

At the start of the 2016/17 season, we sat down with Adam Jones and discussed his life in – and out – of ice hockey for our match night programme. This is what he had to say…  What has been the high point of your career so far? Coming here. It’s

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Corey McEwen – player profile

At the start of the 2016/17 season, we sat down with Corey McEwen and discussed his life in – and out – of ice hockey for our match night programme. This is what he had to say…  1) What has been your high point in playing ice hockey? Fo

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