ROCKIES will be showing the Olympic Ice Hockey Qualifiers live in Latvia on ESPN AMERICA.
First game will be Latvia v Great Britain. Face Off at 17.30 on Thursday 7th February
Second Game will be France v Great Britain . Face Off at 13.30 on Friday 8th February
Third Game will be Great Britain v Kazakhstan . Faceoff at 11.00 on Sunday 10th February.
These games will be of huge interest to the Belfast Giants fans as there are no less than 4 Giants players are on the squad including Defencencman DAVY PHILLIPS. Forwards COLIN SHIELDS , CRAIG PEACOCK , and MARK GARSIDE. Goaltender STEPHEN MURPHY was also on the team but unfortunately had to pull out due to injury and is replaced by former Giants goaltender STEVIE LYLE who now plays for Basingstoke. Giants head coach DOUG CHRISTIANSEN will serve as assistant coach to head coach TONY HAND. Additionally the ever reliable Giants equipment manager TAFF will also accompany the team to Riga.
GOOD LUCK GB