Category: Ice Hockey

Pirates: Play-off format announced.

Following Sunday's announcement that Hull Pirates would compete in a 10 team National Ice Hockey League (NIHL) North Division One from next season, the League Management Committee of the (NIHL) have released details of the end of season play-off format. A four week play-off period at the end of the 36 game regular season will ...

Hull Pirates to play in National Ice Hockey League North Division 1.

The playing future of the Hull Pirates has been revealed this evening, following a meeting of the National Ice Hockey League (NIHL) North section. Following an announcement last month that all clubs in last season's English Premier Ice Hockey League (EPIHL) were asked to apply to join the NIHL, the applications of the Pirates, Sheffield ...

Hull Pirates announce future plans

Hull Pirates have tonight issued a statement regarding their immediate playing future. Their league appears to be folding after Milton Keynes Lightning and Guildford Flames have applied to join the Elite League so changes are being made to the structure of the leagues below the Elite League. Here is the full statement issued by The ...

Pirates Hook-ed in final game of the season.

Hull Pirates season ended this evening with a disappointing 6-2 loss away to the Milton Keynes Lightning, who now go on to Coventry next weekend to contest the EPIHL final's series, alongside Group B winners Basingstoke Bison and from Group A, winners Guildford Flames and Telford Tigers. Going into this game 0-5 the Pirates needed ...

Pirates home season ends with Overtime defeat.

Hull Pirates play off aspirations had already ended and the disappointment of this was compounded with an overtime loss to Swindon Wildcats at the Hull arena tonight despite a spirited performance by Jason Hewitt's men, going down 5-6 in overtime. Hewitt  called for two positive performances from his men and he got the first of ...

Hull Pirates Weekend Preview.

The Hull Pirates enter the final weekend of the EPIHL Group B play off series with nothing but pride to play for. Having lost the previous four play off games over the last ten days,make tonight's game versus the Swindon Wildcats at the Hull arena and tomorrow's final fixture of the season away to Milton Keynes Lightning  are purely ...

Pirates play-off hopes trampled by Bison.

Hull Pirates elimination from the 2017 play off race was confirmed tonight when they lost at home to Basingstoke Bison, going down 2-4. Knowing only a win could keep their slim mathematical hopes of progress to Coventry alive, Jason Hewitt's men made the worst possible start on 1:14 when Derek Roehl slotted home the 1st ...

Pirates play-offs a time to learn.

Hull Pirates head into the reverse play-off games this week, starting  tomorrow night (Wednesday) against Basingstoke at the Hull arena on the back of three defeats including a 7-0 drubbing at the hands of the Bison last week, which was followed by a weekend double defeat to leave the Pirates bottom and pointless in Group ...

FanaticHull Weekend Roundup

It’s been another busy weekend for our sides in and around Hull. As always there is plenty to reflect on as for some promotion hopes were given a boost while others saw their playoff chances fade. Football: Hall Road Rangers had the best time of it this weekend as they thumpred Brigg Town 4-0 to ...