FEB 01] COVENTRY BLAZE NEWS
Face Off In The Group Of Death
Blaze face a huge challenge and a tricky start in the “group of
death” as the ice hockey season reaches a climax with the
finishing fourth in the BNL the team have to take on league
champions Guildford, rivals Peterborough, who have been something of
a thorn in the Blaze’s side this season, and Milton Keynes.
side is played home and away over the next three weekends.
top two teams go to through to the semi-final and will face the best
two from the other group, which contains Basingstoke, Fife, Slough
face probably their hardest game first, when they visit the
Guildford Spectrum on Saturday.
is then a home tie with Peterborough on Sunday 4.
following weekend sees Guildford come to Coventry on 10 March,
before the Blaze travel to Peterborough on the Sunday.
final weekend, the 17 and 18 March, sees Coventry travel to Milton
Keynes Kings, and play host to them the following night at the
Coventry’s home games start at 6pm.
Tickets for all three Skydome games will be on sale from 2pm
today on 08700 119119.
The supporters club will be organising coach travel to all the away games and anyone interested in booking their place on the coach to Guildford this Saturday,
departing at 2.30pm, should ring 0121 702 2481 or 0121 745 7222.
Supporters planning to travel independently are advised to pre-book with the venue before
Operations Director of the Blaze, Grant
"The play-offs will be the most exciting hockey seen to date at the
a good set of fixtures for us. there are three genuine contenders
for two places for the semi-finals.
we can get home wins against Peterborough and Guildford then that
would leave us with two matches against Milton Keynes.
them is not guaranteed, but it's an easier finish than playing the
"Anyone who has seen a game during the inaugural Blaze season should get down for these three games. Get your tickets quickly though as we expect huge crowds for all three home games."