If you can’t make it to our home games in Cambridge, or would prefer to watch from the comfort of your own home, you can do so online! FTA Sport is filming the Lions’ matches and the site offers not only ice hockey, but lots of other sports too. To subscribe, go to the FTA Sport website. They’re also looking for a volunteer commentator for the Lions’ games, so if you fancy giving it a go, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To celebrate the start of the weekend, how about another signing?
We welcome forward Omar Rehak, who joins the Lions after 3 seasons with University of London Dragons Ice Hockey Club in the British Universities Ice Hockey Association – where he played alongside fellow Lions forward Raphaël Girard.
Prior to his time at the University of London, Omar played for The Streatham Youth Ice Hockey Club up to and including U18 level, and was an alternate captain for Streatham U18s in his final season of junior hockey.
Stats (courtesy of Elite Prospects): //www.eliteprospects.com/player/270454/omar-rehak
Welcome to the team, Omar!
After our best performance of the season yesterday, let’s keep the good vibes going and announce a new signing to brighten up your Monday!
Welcome to British-trained Ukrainian forward Yuriy Shulzhenko, who joins the Lions from the Imperial Devils of the British Universities Ice Hockey Association!
Yuriy played junior hockey in Bracknell at U16 and U18 level, before spending the 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons in university hockey for Imperial.
Now he joins the Lions for his first foray into NIHL league hockey.
Stats (courtesy of Elite Prospects): //www.eliteprospects.com/player/229083/yuri-shulzhenko
Welcome to the Lions, Yuriy!
The Lions are next in action at home against Chelmsford Warriors on Sunday 10 October, face-off 4.15pm. You can buy tickets in advance online at Eventbrite.
Ahead of our double-header against Haringey and Invicta this weekend, we can announce the re-signing of defenceman Daniel Tamasauskas for the 2021-22 season.
Daniel came through the Lee Valley junior ranks, captaining our U18 side in the 2016-17 season.
Since graduating to the senior Lions team, Daniel has played 43 combined league and cup games for the club spread over 3 seasons, chipping in with 14 points from the blueline.
Glad to have you back, Daniel!
Stats courtesy of Elite Prospects: //www.eliteprospects.com/player/270983/daniel-tamasauskas