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Off Season Special: May 2015 - Part 2

In the second part of our first Off Season Special of the year, Chris Higgins chats to Davy of his delight to return in Teal.

The NCAA “Friendship Four” is given the once over.

Gerad Adam’s dismissal in Sheffield is a key talking point as the lads whistle through the league talking points

And we look at your #AskDavy questions.

#May 13, 2015 by KotG | Categories: KotG Podcast |


Off Season Special: May 2015 - Part 1

The Off Season holds a tight grip on UK Hockey, but teams are working hard in preparation for the next title challenge, and A View from the Bridge returns with Part 1 of their May Off Season Special. Matt Nickerson, Chris Higgins, Colin Shields and Jonathan Boxill all join the lads this month to discuss their preparations for the season ahead.

Davy, Neil and Patrick return once again to look over the recruitment of the Giants, the return of many and the arrival of some.

This first part of a two part special concentrates on the Giants and their latests signings.

We hear from Matt Nickerson, Colin Shields and Jonathan Boxil, while also looking at the return of Craig Peacock, Stephen Murphy, Mark Garside, Andrew Dickson and Jeff Mason.

In Part 2, out on Thursday, we will chat with Chris Higgins.

We’ll look around the league, deal with your #AskDavy questions and share our anticipation for the NCAA “Friendship Four” Tournament in November.

#May 13, 2015 by KotG | Categories: KotG Podcast |


Drawing The Line

With the season coming to a close, so brings the final A View From The Bridge of the 2014/15 EIHL season. This week looking back at the Playoff Finals weekend in Nottingham and talking with a very happy Coventry Blaze fan in Craig Summerton.

Patrick, Davy and Coach chat one more time this season about how the Giants fared in Nottingham last weekend.

They discuss the success of the Coventry Blaze and welcome Craig Summerton to revel in his teams final day glory.

Plenty of signing news around the league to discuss, they also pay tribute to Rob Sandrock who announced his retirement from the game.

Thanks to all who have listened and participated in the show this season.

#Apr 9, 2015 by KotG | Categories: KotG Podcast |


No Sympathy for the Devils

The Belfast Giants have reached the EIHL Playoff Finals weekend in Nottingham. And this weeks A View From The Bridge looks back at the wonderful quarter final performance that took them there. As well as hearing from Carson Chubak, Blaze Coach Chuck Webber and Premier Sports Aaron Murphy.

Two dominant performances over the Cardiff Devils bring the Giants into the Final Four and our regular panel of Patrick, Davy and Coach discuss those performances as well as looking at the results from the other 3 quarter finals.

Carsen Chubak chats to Davy about his excitement ahead of the trip to the NIC.

Chuck Webber, head coach of the Coventry Blaze, lets us in on the secret of his success in turning the blaze from the faltering team of late November to the EIHL’s most in-form side leading to the finals.

While good friend of the show, Aaron Murphy returns to detail the extensive coverage of the EIHL Playoff Finals weekend on Premier Sports!


#Mar 31, 2015 by KotG | Categories:



After a four point final weekend for the Belfast Giants, A View from the Bridge returns with a packed show including interviews with Giants centre Mike Kompon, Cardiff Player-Coach Andrew Lord as well as Former Giants Coach and all round British Ice Hockey legend “Sir” Tony Hand!

Patrick, Coach and Davy look back at the weekends victories over Coventry and Fife considering their effect on the Giants momentum.

Davy talks to Tony Hand about his long and illustrious career upon the announcement of his retirement from on-ice activities.

The guys congratulate the Sheffield Steelers on their EIHL championship and discuss just how close the Clan came to taking the title.

Mike Kompon talks about his season and his excitement for the playoffs.

The IHJUK All Star Teams are announced and we talk over the worth of the recipients.

The latest Team GB side gets an eye cast over it.

While Andrew Lord joins the podcast to talk of Cardiff’s successes ahead of a crunch Playoff Qualifier weekend against the Giants.

We also hear from “Jim from Dundonald” who called the Rant-Line to voice his opinions.

#Mar 26, 2015 by KotG | Categories: KotG Podcast |


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