British ice hockey has produced some of the finest players to ever grace the game. The players led their clubs in great triumphs in ice hockey tourneys elevating the status of the game to the highest heights across the world. In this article, read about some of these legendary icons and their remarkable achievements.
Nicknamed Mocat, Steve Moria was originally from Canada before moving to Britain, initially for a short playing stint. He, however, got carried away ending up building an illustrious quarter-century playing career.
He signed up for the Fife Flyers before joining Cardiff Devils donning number 19 jersey in a decade long stint. In Cardiff, he won numerous honours among them the ice hockey league top goal scorer. He was also voted the player of the year. In just two seasons, he scored a total of 219 goals in 70 games a record feat for the Wales-based Cardiff Devils.
Fondly referred to as cat, Lyle was a phenomenal goalkeeper. Born in Cardiff, Lyle talents and interest in the game was noticeable early. Barely into his teens, Stevie signed up for his hometown club Cardiff Devils when he was just 14. He went on to enjoy an outstanding career with the Devils for 23 seasons. He also played for Manchester Storm, Guildford Flames and Swindon Cats.
Among his triumphs, Stevie won two top league championships, a hattrick of best goalkeeper awards, a slot on All-Star team on three separate occasions. He was also voted by colleagues as the player of the year while he was only 17.
An indefatigable forward, Clarke played for Nottingham Panthers where he racked up major honours. In 14 league seasons with the Panthers, David scored over 350 goals becoming one of the clubs top scorers across six different campaigns. He was for his triumphs named into the British ice hockey Hall of fame in 2019.