No sooner has the season ended, than A View From The Bridge has returned, with a bumper edition featuring interviews with outgoing coach Derrick Walser and an IIHF World Championships preview with Peter Russell, Richard Grieveson, Colin Shields and Aaron Murphy!
Derrick Walser chats to Patrick about his 2 seasons in Belfast and what comes next.
GB Head Coach, Pete Russell speaks to, former team-mate, Simon Kitchen about preparations and also about his MK Lightning joining the EIHL
IHUK’s Richard Grieveson looks at the significance of the World Championships and also casts an eye over the trials of the EPIHL and the future of UK Hockey’s second tier.
Our own Colin Shields talks to Davy about the mood in the camp ahead of a home tournament
And Aaron Murphy previews the coverage on Premier Sports.
In the Final podcast of the Season, 7-time UK trophy winner Colin Shields drops in to talk about his Testimonial game on the 21st of November this year. The lads look back on the trials and tribulations of the playoff finals. They discuss the latest initiative by the Elite League to promote development and they tackle your entries to The Fan Agenda.
A Massive thanks to everyone who has taken the time to listen or join the conversation this season.
It means a great deal to us, we’ve received wonderful feedback.
We’ll be back soon for a World Champs special and the usual off season updates.
But we wish everyone well and we’ll come back to do this properly again very soon!
The four coaches that have brought their team to Nottingham for the Playoff Finals Weekend feature on this weeks A View From The Bridge. Patrick takes a back seat and lets Mark Hitchcock chair proceedings as the lads look ahead to the showpiece finale of the EIHL season.
Derrick Walser, Andrew Lord, Paul Thompson and Marc LeFebvre give their opinions on how they think this weekend will pan out.
We cast an eye over the performances of the 4 eliminated teams and answer your questions on The Fan Agenda.
The Belfast Giants end the regular season in 2nd place after a split weekend with Elite League Champions, The Cardiff Devils. And with the Post-Season looming, A View From The Bridge casts an eye over what’s in store for the Giants.
Simon, Patrick and Davy talk over where the Giants season ranks, assess the potential final 4 and look at Manchester Storm’s route to the Playoff Quarter Finals.
We hear from a number of the winners at the Belfast Giants Awards Dinner, and congratulate the March winner of the AVFTB Player of the Month trophy, sponsored by FonaCAB.
And as always there are a number of your Fan Agenda questions to tackle.
Mixed fortunes for the Giants this weekend, and Mark Hitchcock returns to chair the show in Patrick absence. Steve Thornton and Todd Kelman are this weeks guests, While Davy and Simon look back on the weekends performances at the SSE Arena.
Your TFAs and 3WW are discussed and the lads talk about new superstar forward Blake McCaughey.