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Fatima joins the Capitals – because hockey is for everyone

Top-level sport has huge potential to influence attitudes and behaviour. That’s why we despair when a pro soccer player takes a dive and rejoice when a tennis player concedes a disputed point. Athletes’ actions will be imitated and their attitudes … Continue reading

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Ice age – a timeline of UK’s top hockey teams

Ice hockey is no sporting newcomer to Britain – some of the teams in the top league have been around for a long, long time.

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Goal! UK’s ice hockey teams score with social media

Our first look at UK ice hockey teams’ use of social media proved to be one of our most popular posts. Now, one year on, we can report phenomenal growth in fans engaging with their teams through the main networks.

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Ice hockey league imposes social media blackout

The UK’s top ice hockey league has become the latest sports organisation to restrict players’ use of social media. We like hockey and we like social media. We don’t like this.

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An Annual reason for British ice hockey to be proud

When we put forward five reasons to watch British ice hockey last year, we should have added a sixth – it has an excellent yearbook!

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Who are ice hockey’s social media elite?

Sports teams have embraced social media with varying degrees of enthusiasm in recent years; and, being curious types, we wondered who were the “social elite” of British ice hockey? So we researched the numbers to find out.

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Five reasons why you should watch British ice hockey

We rate ice hockey as one of the most exciting sports in the world. And, although you wouldn’t know it from Britain’s soccer-saturated sports media, you can watch it at a pretty good standard here in the UK. We say … Continue reading

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