Editorial


Back To The Future For Phantoms 2 !

The 2019/2020 season will see a new challenge for Phantoms NIHL2 side as they bring in fresh faces both on and off the ice in a quest to develop the next batch of talented young players for Phantoms flagship side. Having recently prepared and delivered the likes of Nathan Pollard,…


Tears of Despair as Phantoms Lose in Overtime !

Phantoms players were left devastated and, in some cases, in tears after losing their National Championship Play-Off Final tonight by the narrowest of margins as Hull Pirates edged them out in a thrilling head-to-head with an overtime 3on3 winner. Saturday evening’s semi-final had seen Phantoms tested to the full by…


Phantoms 2018/19 – Standing Among Giants ?

With Phantoms achieving a trophy treble last night, already some fans are questioning where this season sits in comparison with the 2008/09 treble winning season but my advice would be not to even try to compare the two but to celebrate both as outstanding achievements. A sporting treble is defined…


Phantoms Take a Step Closer to Coventry !

This was a huge fixture for both sides with Phantoms desperate to at least ice their already hard earned cake with a trip to Coventry and Bison desperate to just grab a cake before the shop closed and it was going to close for both teams by 8:30pm Sunday evening…


Sunday Showdown – Is It Really Make or Break ?

With many fans viewing Sunday’s game with Swindon Wildcats as “must win” and/or “make or break”, lets take a look at the reality based on the possible outcomes. Before doing that, it is important to keep in mind two important factors on which this “reality” is based. First of all,…


Let the Battles Commence !

Tonight’s thumping defeat at Bracknell has announced not one but two important messages for Phantoms and their supporters. Firstly, the run-in to the league title has started and, secondly, teams are queuing to take a piece out of us as title favourites ! Phantoms have just fifteen games remaining and…


Big Points At Stake Over Christmas Period !

The Christmas period sees the NIHL South move into the second half of the season with the “big four” sitting, as expected, in the top four places. With the table still tough to make sense of due to the different numbers of games played, here’s how it would look if…


Cup Final Countdown – Make it a Plus One !

On Friday, Phantoms make their first tilt at serious NIHL silverware when they take on the Sheffield Steeldogs in the final of the Autumn Cup. So what’s it about ? What’s it worth ? Where’s it at ? What should we expect ? What do we need to do ?…


The Fan-tastic Uprising that saved Peterborough Hockey !

Twenty five years ago to this day, Peterborough hockey fans woke to their worst nightmare ….. the apparent end of ice hockey in the city. The rink had closed, the doors were chained up and the front entrance carried the ominous notice that stated that the rink was closed and…