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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 |


Game, Doucet, Match!

With only a few weeks of the season remaining, A View From The Bridge return to pick over the weekends double header against Nottingham. They are also joined by Dave Simms to talk of his Charity Walk.

Patrick Smyth, Davy McGimpsey and Neil ‘The Coach’ Russell cast their eye over the Belfast Giants performances in the Odyssey Arena over the weekend.

Davy chats to Simmsey after day 1 of his long walk to Sheffield.

The lads look at how tight the title race is at the top

And look ahead with hope to the final two games of the regular season.

#Mar 19, 2015 by KotG | Categories: KotG Podcast |


Panthers on the Horizon

We are entering the last few weeks of a long season for the Belfast Giants, and A View from The Bridge returns with a wealth of guests to keep you informed and ‘entertained’. Todd Kelman and Evan Cheverie join in this weeks fun.

Patrick, Coach and Davy look back at the weekend’s loss to the Sheffield Steelers and we head the interview when Giants very own Mark Brooks talked to Evan Cheverie after the game.

Cardiff Devils lifted the season’s first major prize, the Challenge Cup. Todd Kelman and resident AVFTB Steeler, Mark Hitchcock, join us to talk over the game. We also hear from Gareth Huish, commentator from the Cardiff Devils webcast.

The lads discuss how dented Clans title credentials are after a disastrous week against Sheffield and Nottingham.

An The Cat’s Whiskers’ Jono Bullard joins the show to look ahead to this weekends home double header against the Nottingham Panthers.

#Mar 12, 2015 by KotG | Categories: KotG Podcast |


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