Betteridge: Our expectations are higher this year

May 28, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Great Britain forward Ollie Betteridge says the team’s expectations are even higher at this year’s World Championship compared to their heroics in 2019.
Two years ago, GB stunned the hockey world by coming from 3-0 down to beat France 4-3 in overtime to secure their status in the world’s elite.

Garside: We can take positives into Czech Republic game

May 28, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Defenceman Mark Garside says Great Britain can use the positives from this afternoon’s defeat by Sweden in tomorrow’s Group A World Championship match with Czech Republic.
Liam Kirk’s fifth goal of the tournament put GB ahead against Sweden, who are ranked fourth in the world before the Swedes came back strong, firing 56 shots on the goal of Ben Bowns in a 4-1 victory.

Sweden 4-1 Great Britain

May 28, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Great Britain were beaten 4-1 by Sweden in Group A of the World Championship in Latvia this afternoon.
Liam Kirk scored his fifth goal of the World Championship to go one clear at the top of the goalscoring charts – and Matthew Myers was named captain for the game on the special occasion of his 100th GB cap.

Myers becomes fourth GB player to reach 100 caps

May 28, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Forward Matthew Myers was presented with his 100th Great Britain cap ahead of this afternoon’s game with Sweden in the World Championship.

Myers will also captain his country on the very special occasion as he becomes only the fourth player in history to reach the milestone after Ashely Tait (110), David Longstaff (101) and Jonathan Phillips (101), who reached a century of caps against Denmark.

Belarus 3-4 Great Britain

May 26, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Great Britain produced another stunning performance as they beat Belarus 4-3 in the Group A of the World Championship in Latvia.
Liam Kirk scored twice to take his tally to the tournament to four, while Ben Davies and Mike Hammond were also on target on another famous night for British ice hockey.

Long: Defeat will leave sour taste but GB can build on the point

May 25, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Debutant Ciaran Long says Great Britain’s 3-2 overtime defeat by Denmark in the World Championship in Latvia will “leave a sour taste”, but believes the team can build on the result for the rest of the tournament.
After defeats by Russia and Slovakia in Group A of the Olympic Sports Centre in Riga, GB produced another superb performance against Denmark who are ranked 12th in the world.

Great Britain 2-3 Denmark (OT)

May 25, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Great Britain took a point against Denmark with another superb performance, but they were narrowly beaten 3-2 in overtime in Group A of the World Championship in Latvia.

Ben O’Connor scored his 18th international goal and Mike Hammond was also on target, scoring late to take the game to the extra period

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