Category: Ice Hockey

Wait is over for Pirates fans as fixtures are announced.

The anticipation can now officially build for Hull Pirates fans as the club announced the full fixture list for the upcoming season. The Pirates will compete in the National Ice Hockey League North Division One (Moralee Conference) The Pirates will be doing battle on three fronts over the coming season, as well as the League ...

Pirates await league fixture confirmation.

Hull Pirates are still awaiting confirmation of the 2017/18 fixture list from the English Ice Hockey Association with the season due to face off on the 2nd of September. Richard Carpenter, manager for the National Ice Hockey League said via Twitter "The NIHL1 fixtures are nearly done". "I took the decision to delay release today ...

Pirates gear up for life in the NIHL.

It has been a hectic period for the Hull Pirates hierarchy since it was announced almost immediately at the end of last season  that the Pirates would be competing in the National Ice Hockey League (NIHL) Division One for the 2017/18 season. Owner Shane Smith has been a very busy man and within two days ...

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 ...