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A View From The Bridge Highlights 2014

Davy, Patrick and The Coach look back at the 2013/14 season and draw their highlights!

#Jul 8, 2014 by KotG | Categories: KotG Podcast |


Off Season Special: June

As a new chapter in the history of the Belfast Giants begins with the departure of Todd Kelman after 14 years with the organisation, A View From The Bridge welcome the former General Manager back onto the show to discuss his move to Cardiff.

Patrick, Davy and ‘Coach’ chat to Killer about the reasons behind his purchase of the Cardiff Devils, the state of the organisation he is leaving behind and what Cardiff Devils fans can hope for under the Kelman ‘Regime’.

Dave Grant also joins the show to talk about the UK Forum All Stars weekend, an amazing charity hockey event taking place on between the 26th and 28th of February at ICESheffield. More information on that is available at

The lads dedicate time to voice their opinions on Stephen Murphy’s return, Chris Higgins defection and discuss the Giants forthcoming return to the Continental Cup.

Alongside answering your twitter questions it is one jam packed show not to be missed!

#Jun 19, 2014 by KotG | Categories: KotG Podcast |


Off Season Special: May

With plenty to talk about, it’s the first of our off-season A View From The Bridge specials.

We hear from new Giants coach, Steve Thornton about his return to the role and his plans for this seasons Giants.

Rob McGregor of the One Puck Short podcast joins the boys to chat about the changes in the EIHL import limits.

We look at recruitment thus far across the league and the Panthers entry to the Champions Hockey League.

The lads also dedicate the show to the sad loss of Oscar Knox.

#May 14, 2014 by KotG | Categories: KotG Podcast |


The Curtain Comes Down

The Elite League 2013/14 has now come to an end, and so brings the final episode of A View From The Bridge for this season.

On this weeks show Davy McGimpsey, Neil “The Coach” Russell and Patrick Smyth assess the Playoff Finals Weekend. They are joined by a triumphant Mark Hitchcock to discuss the Sheffield Steelers overtime victory in the final.

We hear from Paul Adey and Colin Shields, and discuss the highlights of the season.

We also thank you the listener and answer your twitter questions.

It’s been a fantastic season on AVFTB. Thank you for all your support and we’ll see you in May for the first of our monthly off-season specials.

#Apr 9, 2014 by KotG | Categories: KotG Podcast |



With the Playoff Finals Weekend just days away, Colin Shields joins A View From The Bridge to discuss preparations for the Semi Final against Fife.

Davy, Coach and Patrick chat to Colin about the victories over Hull. He gives his opinions on the development of GB hockey talent and the future of the National Team.

Mike Appleton of IHJUK joins the show and discusses the All Star awards.

We have reactions to the weekends games from Paul Adey and Sylvain Clouthier.

And we look at the other match up in the Playoff Semi finals, the potential Scottish invasion of Nottingham

And much much more.

#Apr 2, 2014 by KotG | Categories: KotG Podcast |


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