Streaming Series Given Green Light To Go Ahead

November 2, 2020

Since the Prime Minister’s announcement on Saturday evening of a new lockdown phase for England, we have been working hard to determine the impact on the Streaming Series matches planned for later this month.  There has been tremendous co-operation and assistance from the rink operators – Planet Ice, GLL Better and iceSheffield and we are grateful for their help and support.  The EIHA has met this afternoon with UK Sport, Sport England and the Sport & Recreation Alliance following discussions with DCMS over the weekend to determine whether the series can go ahead given its Elite Sport status and the controls which have been put in place.

In summary, game on!  DCMS, EIHA, the rink operators and the owners and staff of MK Lightning, Swindon Wildcats and Sheffield Steeldogs are happy for the games to proceed on the current basis.  The rinks are able to accommodate the training and games for these fixtures due to the Elite level status which has been achieved through collaboration between all parties. … Read the rest