Lions Sign Czech Forward Hnilica

Lee Valley Lions are pleased to announce the signing of Tom Hnilica as the club’s non-British trained player for the 2018/2019 season.

Tom, who is originally from the Czech Republic but who has played a number of seasons in the NIHL North, is going to help build a new-look Lions team for the coming season.

The 25-year-old Prague native tallied 42 points in 52 games in NIHL North Division 1 between 2012 and 2015, playing for the Trafford Metros and the Manchester Minotaurs.

Tom is the first of a number of new players who will be joining the Lions over the next few weeks – stay tuned for further announcements.

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