GB Women name squad for Olympic Qualifiers in Korea

August 24, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Great Britain Women have named their team for October’s Olympic Qualifiers in Korea.

There are five new faces in the GB squad with first full call-ups for netminder Ella Howard, Ellie Wakeling on defence and forwards Charlotte Harris, Chamonix Jackson and Isabell Whiteley.

Traill creates history by becoming first UK player to be drafted to NWHL

June 30, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Great Britain Women’s Casey Traill has created history by becoming the first UK player to be drafted to the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL).

The NWHL is one of the two top women’s professional league in North America – the equivalent to the NHL – and Traill was drafted in the fifth round – 25th overall – by Buffalo Beauts in last night’s 2021 Draft.

Liam Kirk Finishes As Joint Top Goalscorer At Worlds

June 6, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Great Britain forward Liam Kirk has finished as joint-leading goalscorer at this year’s World Championship in Latvia.

The 21-year-old scored seven goals in seven matches, which was the same tally as Andrew Mangiapane who was part of Canada’s gold medal-winning side as the Canadians beat Finland 3-2 in overtime in the final.

Kirk Leads GB Awards

June 1, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Liam Kirk, Mark Richardson and Ben Bowns were named as Great Britain’s official players of the World Championship..
The trio were awarded special cufflinks after GB’s final game in Group A against Switzerland.

Switzerland 6-3 Great Britain

June 1, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Liam Kirk scored twice to become the 2021 World Championship’s stand-alone leading goalscorer, as Great Britain were beaten 6-3 by Switzerland in their final game in Group A in Latvia.

Kirk scored his sixth and seventh goals of the group stage to go one ahead of Gregory Hofmann who was on target for the Swiss.

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