Dowd: We can keep building throughout the tournament

May 23, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Great Britain forward Robert Dowd believes the team can keep building throughout the World Championship in Latvia.

GB opened their Group A campaign this afternoon with a 7-1 defeat by Russia, who are ranked second in the world.

There’s a quick return to action with a second game in as many days as they face Slovakia tomorrow.

150th cap for Ellery, 50th for Bowns and debuts for Clements, Hook and Tetlow

May 22, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Netminder Ben Bowns was presented with his 50th cap ahead of Great Britain’s match with Russia in the World Championship Group A opener at the Olympic Sports Centre in Latvia.
Great Britain equipment manager Jason Ellery – know across the ice hockey world as Taff – was presented with his 150th cap.
There were also special debut caps for David Clements, Lewis Hook and Josh Tetlow who were all named on the 22-man roster.

Phillips: We want to show the hockey world we belong in this group

May 22, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Ahead of Great Britain’s World Championship opener against Russia this afternoon, forward Jonathan Phillips says the team’s aim is to show the hockey world they belong in the top group.

It’s GB second successive campaign at the top level after avoiding relegation in the final game in Slovakia in 2019, coming from 3-0 down to beat France 4-3 in overtime.

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