Drew Bannister praised Clan players’ determination after his side’s thrilling win over high-flying Nottingham Panthers in front of a club record crowd in Glasgow. An action-packed final period saw the lead change twice but it was the home fans who went home happy after their team earned a sixth straight win. Continue reading →
Braehead Clan 3 – 1 Hull Stingrays
British Elite Ice Hockey League
By Mark McGeever First published by British Ice Hockey, Sunday January 8, 2012.
A determined Braehead Clan chalked up a fourth straight win on Saturday to maintain their challenge for a place among the league’s elite. Drew Bannister’s side have closed to within just two points of fifth-placed Cardiff Devils, who will be well aware of the Glaswegians’ desire to break into the top half of the table. Continue reading →
Braehead Clan 4 – 2 Hull Stingrays British Elite Ice Hockey League, Saturday December 10 2011: Braehead Arena, Glasgow.
Struggling Hull Stingrays made their first trip to Glasgow this season with few predicting anything but a home win. The Braehead Arena has been something of a fortress this year with title-chasers Nottingham and Sheffield the only visitors to return home with maximum points, but Clan’s inconsistency means teams are unlikely to be overawed. Continue reading →
United Kingdom Elite Ice Hockey League: Edinburgh Capitals 2-8 Braehead Clan Tuesday November 21, 2011: The Braehead Arena, Glasgow
By Mark McGeever First published by Pro Hockey News: Wednesday November 23, 2011.
GLASGOW, UK – The Clan took revenge for Sunday’s defeat in Murrayfield with a crushing 8 – 2 win at the Braehead Arena, ensuring the bragging rights stay in Scotland’s biggest city rather than its capital. Continue reading →
A BLISTERING start to the campaign sees Belfast Giants sit comfortably on top of the Elite League table, with only three non-shootout defeats from the opening 19 games setting the standard for any other title hopefuls. In an exclusive interview with Mark McGeever. Head Coach Doug Christiansen made the club’s ambitions clear. Continue reading →
United Kingdom Elite Ice Hockey League: Sheffield Steelers 4-2 Braehead Clan Saturday November 19, 2011: The Braehead Arena, Glasgow
By Mark McGeever First published by Pro Hockey News: Sunday November 20, 2011.
GLASGOW, UK – Sheffield Steelers return south as only the second team to win in Glasgow this season, after a gutsy performance earned a 4-2 victory over Braehead Clan. Buoyed by a noisy crowd and full of confidence after seven wins from eight home games, the hard-hitting Clan were never likely to roll over against title-chasing Steelers. Continue reading →
British Elite Ice Hockey League, Challenge Cup
Saturday, October 22 2011: Braehead Arena, Glasgow. Match Report by Mark McGeever. First published by the British Ice Hockey Network
FIFE Flyers visited Glasgow for their first ever meeting with Braehead Clan and few expected much of a contest, but a determined performance from the visitors meant Clan had to fight until the end for the win. Continue reading →
IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW, BRAEHEAD CLAN HEAD COACH DREW BANNISTER TELLS POWERPLAY OF HIS HOPES FOR THE SEASON.
BRAEHEAD Clan arrived in the Elite League last season as the top flight finally expanded into the massive Glasgow market. The return of professional hockey to the city was a clear success, with fans flocking to a state-of-the-art arena seeing a new side prove itself more than a match for the best in Britain. This year it will be led by National Hockey League (NHL) veteran Drew Bannister – and fans can’t wait to see the former Tampa Bay Lightning star lead his side onto the ice. Continue reading →